26 June 2024

McCann FitzGerald LLP appoints Stuart McCarron as new Head of Debt Finance Group

Leading Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald LLP announces the appointment of Stuart McCarron as the new Head of its Debt Finance Group. Stuart succeeds Niall Powderly, who previously led the Group has now retired.

In his new role, Stuart will focus on the continued expansion of the Group in line with the pace of change within the debt finance world and the continuous challenges and opportunities this presents.

Stuart, a Partner with the firm, is a distinguished legal professional with over 20 years of experience in financing transactions across a range of industries. His clients include domestic and international financial institutions and direct lenders, and he also advises private equity funds, PLCs, regulated funds and large corporates. Stuart regularly leads leveraged and acquisition financings, real estate and developments and syndicated lending transactions.  

Commenting on Stuart’s appointment, Stephen Holst, Managing Partner, McCann FitzGerald LLP, said: "We are delighted to announce Stuart McCarron as our new Head of the Debt Finance Group and wish him every success as he embarks on this new role within the firm. Stuart’s extensive experience, fresh perspectives and leadership, make him the perfect fit to guide our Debt Finance Group in continuing to grow its extensive portfolio of clients.

On behalf of the firm, I would also like to thank Niall Powderly for the significant contribution he made in the role, and for growing the Group to its current market-leading position.”

Stuart McCarron, Partner and Head of the firm’s Debt Finance Group, McCann FitzGerald LLP, added: "I am honoured to take on the role of Head of the Debt Finance Group. This is an exciting time for the Group and the firm as a whole, as we continue to expand and refine our services to meet the evolving needs of our clients. I look forward to leading a team of talented professionals dedicated to delivering exceptional results and look forward to building on the success achieved to date."

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