Holmes provide banking and finance services to financial institutions, institutional investors, alternative lenders and other market participants, both domestic and international, as well as for a wide range of borrowers, including investment grade and other corporates and private banking clients. We are a panel legal firm for Bank of Ireland, Allied Irish Banks, Permanent TSB, Ulster Bank Ireland and KBC.
We advise clients in every area of finance, in various types of markets and across all asset classes, including:-
- Security reviews
- Enforcement and workouts
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Lending including construction and property finance, acquisition finance and asset-backed lending.
We advise both lenders and borrowers on counterparty issues as well as providing opinions covering incorporation / establishment, capacity, authorisation, enforceability and enforcement of security interests.
Our banking and finance team is known for advising and partnering with banks, financial institutions and sophisticated corporate clients on complex finance transactions. This transactional expertise includes advising both lenders and borrowers on credit facilities, including term, revolving and composite facilities and on security, credit support and enforcement issues. We offer specialist expertise in secured property lending, and debt financings for investment funds and pension funds. We have advised on many large acquisition finance transactions in recent years including the financing of management buyouts (MBOs), private equity, merger and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and complex real estate projects.