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Maples Group Recognised in 2024 Finance Dublin Awards

04 Jun 2024

Maples and Calder  (Ireland) LLP, the Maples Group’s law firm, is pleased to have been recognised once again by Finance Dublin in its annual Deals of the Year awards. The Maples Group in Ireland was involved in a number of landmark transactions for both new and existing clients.

Multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers across the firm's Finance, Corporate, Funds & Investment Management, Financial Services Regulatory and Tax practices advised on the following winning deals in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Services Aviation Finance and Debt Capital Markets categories:

Mergers & Acquisitions
Mid-Market: Graham Partners Inc acquisition of Taoglas
MBO: Viotas MBO of Bord na Mona's 50% Stake

Debt Capital Markets
Unsecured Bond Issuance: Griffin Global Asset Management Bond Issuance

Financial Services: Aviation Finance
Airlines Joint Venture: CityJet and Air Nostrum Joint Venture – SARA

Loans and Financing
Aircraft Leasing: Avolon financing programme

Commenting on this latest success for the Maples Group, Ireland Managing Partner, Peter Stapleton said, "I am very proud that our team of exceptionally talented lawyers and professionals advised on so many standout transactions over the last 12 months. This reflects an increased optimism from our clients and global industry connections across the sectors we serve. I'd like to thank our valued clients for your confidence and for giving us the opportunity to collaborate together. We look forward to continuing to bring you market-leading and innovative solutions throughout 2024 and beyond. 

These Finance Dublin awards follow our success at the Irish Investor Awards 2024 where we were named the Corporate Law Firm of the Year and top-tier rankings in the 2024 editions of Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA guides".

Awarded annually, the Finance Dublin Deals of the Year Awards recognise the best in Irish corporate finance and financial services deals and profile the leading deal makers and advisers in the market. The awards also highlight the breadth of world-class professional services expertise servicing Ireland's corporate and financial services sectors.

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