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Maples Group's International Capabilities Recognised by Finance Dublin Deal Awards 2023

01 Jun 2023

Maples and Calder (Ireland) LLP, the Maples Group's law firm, is pleased to announce it has been awarded nine Finance Dublin Deals of the Year 2023.  These awards recognise the firm's leading role on a number of high-profile Irish and international corporate, finance and financial services deals in the market. 

Multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers across the firm's Asset Finance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution & Insolvency, Funds & Investment Management, Financial Services Regulatory and Tax practices advised on the following nine winning deals in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Services (Ireland & International), Aviation Finance and Equity Capital Markets categories:

Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers: SPAC/Despac: MariaDB Corporation Ab deSPAC merger with Angel Pond Holdings Corporation  
Green Finance, Equity Acquisition: Investment in Exergyn Ltd 

Financial Services
Investment Funds: Russell Investments Ireland Limited business migration and new authorisation 
ICAV: Establishment and authorisation of HarbourView Equity Partners ICAV 

Financial Services: Aviation Finance
Acquisition, Aviation Assets Platform: Aergo Capital's acquisition of Seraph Aviation Management Ltd 
Loans & Financing: Avolon US$660million Secured Bank Facility
Aviation Finance Restructuring: Restructuring of Nordic Aviation Capital DAC and its subsidiaries

Equity Capital Markets
Restructuring: Mallinckrodt plc
SME Equity: AIB Foresight SME Impact Limited Partnership

Commenting on the award-wins, Ireland Managing Partner, Peter Stapleton said, "It is a testament to the calibre of lawyers and professionals at the Maples Group to have once again been awarded nine Finance Dublin Deals of the Year. Our full service and specialised offering in Ireland enables us to support our domestic and international clients on some of the most significant and complex transactions across a broad range of areas in the market. Many thanks to our clients for continuing to put their trust in the Maples Group and to the many industry participants who we worked with collaboratively on these deals."

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Fund Finance

Our global Fund Finance team of lawyers provide legal advice on the full spectrum of fund finance and related security structures for both lenders and borrowers involving BVI, Cayman Islands, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg vehicles advising on subscription credit facilities, secured lending transactions, NAV facilities and total return swaps and other derivative arrangements. 

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our global corporate team of lawyers provide expert legal advice on private mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions involving companies domiciled in the BVI, Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg, both domestically and cross-border.  Our M&A lawyers' expertise spans a number of areas including finance, anti-trust, employment, financial services, intellectual property, real estate, technology and telecoms, trusts and tax. 

Asset Finance

Advising on the laws of the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg, our global Asset Finance team provides expert legal advice on the utilisation of special purpose vehicles in asset financing structures as well as export credit agency supported transactions and commercial bank deals.  

In addition, we specialise in the registration of aircraft and security interests over private aircraft and corporate jets in the Cayman Islands and Luxembourg, as well as the registration of vessels in the BVI, the Cayman Islands and Luxembourg.