Cormac Kissane

Arthur Cox - Ireland

Partner, Head of Finance


+353 1 920 1186

Market leader


Bar admissions:

England & Wales
New York
Northern Ireland



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Real estate

Client feedback - Financial and corporate 2017



Cormac is head of the Finance Department and Partner specialising in capital markets and other cross-border finance transactions. Particular expertise acting in securitisation, structured finance, debt capital markets and the acquisition and financing of loan portfolios.

  • Advising DEPFA Bank on a number of projects relating to the wind-down of its asset portfolio;
  • Advising buyers and sellers of a wide variety of NPL and performing portfolios;
  • Advising the lead managers on all public mortgage covered securities issues by Irish banks;
  • Advising on numerous ABS transactions including RMBS transactions for EBS, Bank of Scotland, PTSB and KBC;
  • Advising the dealers in all of Ireland’s syndicated sovereign bond issues from 2007 to the present.

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Covered bonds
  • Securitisation

  • Banking
  • Financial services

  • Law society of Ireland

  • LL B, Trinity College Dublin, 1992
  • Admitted as a solicitor (England & Wales), 1998
  • Admitted as a solicitor (Ireland), 2003
  • Admitted as a solicitor (Northern Ireland), 2003
  • Admitted to the New York Bar, 2003