Practice Areas Banking and Finance
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Banking and Finance

As one of Ireland's most experienced Banking & Finance practices, we have extensive practical experience in advising on all aspects of lending transactions and structurings.

We act for all the major banks and financial institutions including NAMA, publicly quoted and private companies, and high net worth individuals, providing a range of corporate, restructuring, investment, treasury, and international financial services to them on a continuous basis.

Our team has extensive experience advising on secured and unsecured lending, regulatory matters, debt restructurings, work outs, recovery strategies and large scale loan sales. We understand the current challenges facing the sector. We are commercially focused and adept at reaching pragmatic solutions to testing situations. 

Our Services

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Construction & Development Finance 
  • Loan Sales & Purchases
  • Restructuring and refinancings
  • Banking Regulation
  • Syndicated loans
  • Invoice Discounting and Debt Factoring
  • Hedging & Swaps
  • Consumer Credit
  • Acquisition Finance
  • Security Due Diligence & Reviews

Our Industry Focus

  • Real Estate
  • Development & Construction
  • Renewable Energy 
  • Hotels
  • Pharma
  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture & Food 


KEY CONTACT
Mark Kavanagh mkavanagh@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5643 +353 1 691 5010
THE TEAM      
Lisa Cawley lcawley@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5601 +353 1 691 5010
Deirdre McBennett dmcbennett@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5645 +353 1 691 5010
Paul McGennis pmcgennis@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5201 +353 1 691 5010
Paraic O'Kennedy pokennedy@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5763 +353 1 691 5010
Eileen Prendergast eprendergast@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5644 +353 1 691 5010
Elizabeth Ryan eryan@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5213 +353 1 691 5010
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RECENT WORK
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    Advised MML Growth Capital Partners Ireland in its investment in Fastway Couriers (Ireland)

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    Advised Renatus Capital and Martello Group on their acquisition of Simtech

  • Ocuco Limited

    Advised Ocuco Limited on a €23 million financing from Wells Fargo’s Technology Finance unit and on its acquisition of B&F Group

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