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Conor Keaveny

Partner | Dublin
Banking and Capital Markets


Conor Keaveny specialises in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Aviation and Asset Finance.

Conor has acted on a wide range of banking and finance transactions for domestic and international financial and corporate institutions. His funding structures experience includes bi-lateral, club and syndicated deals. He has advised extensively on multi-jurisdictional note issuances and on tax-based financings, asset financings (including aircraft) and leasing. 

Conor has extensive experience of reviewing and advising on non-performing loan portfolios and has acted for purchasers, sellers and financiers of these assets. He advises on banking regulatory issues and has particular experience of the issues arising from the EU’s financial sanctions regime.

Conor has completed secondments to two leading banks and an internationally-renowned aircraft leasing company. He lectures on commercial lending issues at the Law Society of Ireland.

Conor's representative transactions include advising:

  • Perrigo Company on the financing of its USD 8.6bn acquisition of Elan Corporation.
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA on its financing of Concordia Healthcare’s USD 3.5bn acquisition of Amdipharm Mercury.
  • DFC Finance Corp. on its issuance of USD 800m of Senior Secured Notes and the subsequent exchange offer for USD 800m of Senior Secured PIK Toggle Notes.
  • Dilosk Limited on its acquisition of more than €200m of performing mortgages, originated by ICS Building Society, from Bank of Ireland.
  • The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) on the sale of various loan portfolios, including Projects Arch, Emerald/Ruby and Gem.
  • Allied Irish Banks on numerous secured financing transactions – restructurings and new money lending – in a range of sectors, including hotels, leisure and residential developments. 
  • A leading Russian financial institution on the impact of the EU’s financial sanctions regime. 
  • A leading Irish agri-business on its trade financing arrangements. 



Conor Keaveny

Partner | Dublin
Banking and Capital Markets


Conor's representative transactions include advising:

  • Perrigo Company on the financing of its US$8.6 billion acquisition of Elan Corporation.
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA on its financing of Concordia Healthcare’s US$3.5 billion acquisition of Amdipharm Mercury.
  • DFC Finance Corp. on its issuance of US$800 million of Senior Secured Notes and the subsequent exchange offer for $800,000,000 of Senior Secured PIK Toggle Notes.
  • Dilosk Limited on its acquisition of more than €200 million of performing mortgages, originated by ICS Building Society, from Bank of Ireland.
  • The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) on the sale of various loan portfolios, including Projects Arch, Emerald/Ruby and Gem.
  • Allied Irish Banks on numerous secured financing transactions – restructurings and new money lending – in a range of sectors, including hotels, leisure and residential developments. 
  • A leading Russian financial institution on the impact of the EU’s financial sanctions regime. 
  • A leading Irish agri-business on its trade financing arrangements. 

Related Practice Areas

Banking and Capital Markets

Aviation and Asset Finance

Education

Trinity College Dublin

The Law Society of Ireland

The Irish Taxation Institute