Stuart is the head of the firm’s Debt Finance Group

Stuart has specialist knowledge of commercial and corporate banking matters across a range of industries. He acts for both lenders and borrowers in relation to banking and debt financing, acquisition financing, mezzanine financing, property financing and syndicated lending. He advises domestic and international financial institutions on syndicated and bilateral lending and non-bank lenders in relation to senior, unitranche and mezzanine lending arrangements, and his clients in relation to ICAV and QIAIF transaction structures.

Key highlights include advising:

  • AIB in connection with its €110m financing of Valley Healthcare, an ICAV established by the Irish Infrastructure Fund, in support of a portfolio of existing primary healthcare centres and others under development by Valley Healthcare.
  • Irish Residential Properties REIT plc in relation to revolving and accordion facilities of up to €650m made available to it by Barclays Bank, Ulster Bank, Bank of Ireland, AIB and HSBC.
  • Bain Capital in connection with development finance provided by it pursuant to a forward sale arrangement in Charlestown, Dublin.
  • Avenue Capital regarding its €250m acquisition of Irish development and bridging finance provider, Castlehaven Finance.
  • Bank of Ireland in connection with the refinancing of its indebtedness with the Football Association of Ireland, with facilities made available by it to The CityBin Co and with facilities made available by it to the CJ Fallon Group.