Matheson has been awarded 13 Deals of the Year by Finance Dublin in their annual Deals of the Year Awards. These awards recognise the best in class Irish corporate finance deals, and profile the leading deal makers and advisers in the Irish market.
Commenting on the awards, Matheson Managing Partner Michael Jackson said: “The awards are further testimony to our firm's experience and capabilities as the law firm of choice for internationally focused corporate and financial services transactions. We congratulate and thank all of the teams and individuals involved for their dedication and innovative work on these award-winning deals.”
The awards highlight the calibre of professional services expertise that exists to service Ireland's corporate and financial services sectors under five categories: Mergers and Acquisitions; Equity Capital Markets; Debt Capital Markets; Loans and Financing; and Financial Services.
Alan Keating, Finance and Capital Markets partner, commented on the Debt Capital Markets: ABS - SME Loans Deal of the Year win: “The transaction demonstrates Funding Circle’s continued commitment to the platform lending industry as a whole that continues to play a pivotal role in bridging the funding gap in the SME credit market.”
Speaking about winning the Financial Services: Asset Management, (IFS) Deal of the Year, Barry O’Connor, Asset Management and Investment Funds partner, said: “We were very pleased to advise BlackRock on the implementation of the new Money Market Regulation. It was great to see such a complex, multi-faceted project result in a smooth transition for investors to the new regulatory regime.”