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Maples Group Receives Four Awards at 2021 Finance Dublin Deals of the Year

24 May 2021

Maples and Calder (Ireland) LLP, the Maples Group's law firm, is pleased to announce it has been awarded four Finance Dublin Deals of the Year 2021.  The annual awards recognise the best-in-class Irish corporate finance deals and profile the leading advisers in the Irish market. 

Multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers in the firm's Funds & Investment Management, Finance, Tax and Corporate practices advised on the following winning deals in the Financial Services, Loans & Financings & Private Equity and Equity Capital Market categories:

  • Financial Services ETFs: Credit Suisse Index Fund (IE) ETF ICAV 
  • Financial Services FS Regulatory Authorisation - Funds: Amundi Ireland Platform
  • Loans & Financing & Private Equity Structured Finance - Strategic Financing: Blackstone Financing of Alnylam
  • Equity Capital Markets SPAC/Blank Cheque Co: IPO of Fusion Fuel Green plc 

Commenting on the award-wins, Ireland Managing Partner, Nicholas Butcher said, "Despite what was a particularly challenging year, I am very proud that our team of exceptionally talented lawyers advised on so many standout transactions in 2020.  These awards are illustrative of our global, multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to servicing our clients and we look forward to continuing to work with our clients to bring them market-leading and innovative solutions throughout the remainder of 2021 and beyond."

The firm's Asset Finance, Life Sciences and Banking teams also acted on two of the shortlisted deals in relation to their role advising on all Irish and Cayman Islands law aspects and listing of Avolon’s US$1 Billion Unsecured Bond Issuance and Greenfield Global Inc. on the establishment of their Irish operations.  

Find out more about the award-winning deals here.


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