Grainne Hennessy

Arthur Cox - Ireland

Partner, Finance

Dublin

+353 1 920 1202

Market leader

English


Bar admissions:

Ireland

Jurisdictions:

Ireland

Practice areas:

Banking
PPP/PFI
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Banking
Energy
Financial services
Social infrastructure
Transport
Utilities


Grainne practises in finance law with particular emphasis on syndicate financing, project financing and real estate financing.

Grainne advises financial institutions and borrowers on:

  • Syndicate finance;
  • Real estate finance;
  • Project finance and public private partnership;
  • Construction finance;
  • Leveraged acquisition finance;
  • Working capital finance including invoice discount facilities and receivables and inventory financing;
  • Debt restructuring, including debt for equity swaps, warrant issues and debt write offs;
  • Financing to Qualifying Investor Alternative Investment Funds (QIAIFs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs);
  • Unitranche financing; and
  • Mezzanine financing.

  • Advised Eirgrid plc on the ECB (€300 million) and Bank (€160 million) funding of the construction of the 500 mw interconnector between Ireland and England;
  • Advised the Viridian Group on the financing on a portfolio of wind farms;
  • Advised BOI and Investec on project finance for Cignal Infrastructure;
  • Advised AIB on the BWG syndicate facilities;
  • Advised AIB on the Towercom syndicate facilities.

  • BCL, University College, Cork, 1987
  • LL.B, University College, Cork, 1986