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Danny Heffernan

Associate
Practice Areas

Banking & Finance, Aviation and Asset Finance, Construction & Engineering, Corporate and M&A, Energy & Resources, Environment, Family Business, Finance & Banking, Fintech, Insolvency & Corporate Recovery, Intellectual Property

Profile

Danny is an associate solicitor on the firm’s Banking and Finance team.

Danny acts for a variety of domestic and international corporates, mid-caps, SMEs, high net worth individuals, lending institutions, state bodies and fintechs active in the Irish market in a range of secured banking transactions and has extensive experience with acquisition finance. Danny has a special focus on real estate finance - both investment and construction and acts on a broad range of construction projects including social housing developments, mixed-use developments, primary healthcare centres, schools, and office developments and has acted on a number of commercial/ PRS residential real estate investment transactions.

• Acquisition Finance - Danny has worked with various borrowers and lending institutions on cross border and domestic M & A transactions.
• Real Estate Finance – Danny has worked on multiple commercial real estate investment transactions acting on behalf of borrowers and lenders.
• Construction/Development Finance - Danny has worked on behalf of a wide range of borrowers, international financial institutions, domestic banks and direct funders active in the Irish market on commercial and residential projects.
• Advised a leading healthcare group operating in residential disability services, on a group refinance of facilities with a pillar bank.
• Advised a global mechanical solutions provider in relation to the refinancing and amendments to facilities with a pillar bank.
• Advised an international early education and care provider in respect of funding provided by the leading direct funder in the acquisition finance space in the country.
• Advised a pillar bank on a series of fundings to an international institutional PRS investor on multiple PRS acquisitions of residential developments.
• Extensive involvement in the social and affordable funding space acting for AHBs, pillar banks, government agencies and direct funders on multiple projects involving social and affordable residential developments.
• Acting for a pillar bank on an acquisition finance transaction involving a prominent private equity firm in the acquisition of a lending supplier in clinical diagnostics.
• Advice to leading North American Bank in respect of the Irish Law matters relating to a Canadian law acquisition financing transactions with further bolt-on financing for supplemental acquisitions and updates to reflect a corporate restructuring.
• Acting for a pillar bank on the acquisition of a regional retail shopping centre.
• Acting for a pillar bank in respect of a series of fundings to a limited partnership (sitting below an ICAV) on several primary care centre projects.
• Continued advice to a pillar bank on its refinancing of a leading company in the sustainability sector with additional funds being made available to fund new capex spend.

Danny is a member of the Law Society of Ireland.

“‘I have worked most recently with Danny Heffernan and found him to be excellent – very responsive and helpful.’ The Legal 500 2022

Danny Heffernan

Associate
Practice Areas

Banking & Finance, Aviation and Asset Finance, Construction & Engineering, Corporate and M&A, Energy & Resources, Environment, Family Business, Finance & Banking, Fintech, Insolvency & Corporate Recovery, Intellectual Property

Profile

Danny is an associate solicitor on the firm’s Banking and Finance team.

Danny acts for a variety of domestic and international corporates, mid-caps, SMEs, high net worth individuals, lending institutions, state bodies and fintechs active in the Irish market in a range of secured banking transactions and has extensive experience with acquisition finance. Danny has a special focus on real estate finance - both investment and construction and acts on a broad range of construction projects including social housing developments, mixed-use developments, primary healthcare centres, schools, and office developments and has acted on a number of commercial/ PRS residential real estate investment transactions.

• Acquisition Finance - Danny has worked with various borrowers and lending institutions on cross border and domestic M & A transactions.
• Real Estate Finance – Danny has worked on multiple commercial real estate investment transactions acting on behalf of borrowers and lenders.
• Construction/Development Finance - Danny has worked on behalf of a wide range of borrowers, international financial institutions, domestic banks and direct funders active in the Irish market on commercial and residential projects.
• Advised a leading healthcare group operating in residential disability services, on a group refinance of facilities with a pillar bank.
• Advised a global mechanical solutions provider in relation to the refinancing and amendments to facilities with a pillar bank.
• Advised an international early education and care provider in respect of funding provided by the leading direct funder in the acquisition finance space in the country.
• Advised a pillar bank on a series of fundings to an international institutional PRS investor on multiple PRS acquisitions of residential developments.
• Extensive involvement in the social and affordable funding space acting for AHBs, pillar banks, government agencies and direct funders on multiple projects involving social and affordable residential developments.
• Acting for a pillar bank on an acquisition finance transaction involving a prominent private equity firm in the acquisition of a lending supplier in clinical diagnostics.
• Advice to leading North American Bank in respect of the Irish Law matters relating to a Canadian law acquisition financing transactions with further bolt-on financing for supplemental acquisitions and updates to reflect a corporate restructuring.
• Acting for a pillar bank on the acquisition of a regional retail shopping centre.
• Acting for a pillar bank in respect of a series of fundings to a limited partnership (sitting below an ICAV) on several primary care centre projects.
• Continued advice to a pillar bank on its refinancing of a leading company in the sustainability sector with additional funds being made available to fund new capex spend.

Danny is a member of the Law Society of Ireland.

“‘I have worked most recently with Danny Heffernan and found him to be excellent – very responsive and helpful.’ The Legal 500 2022

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