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Niamh Caffrey, Consultant

Niamh Caffrey

Consultant

Practice areas

  • Tax planning and consultancy

Practice notes

Niamh is a Consultant in our Tax Group. She has significant experience advising on tax law, tax planning and tax structuring in the context of mergers & acquisitions (including MBOs, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity), corporate restructuring projects, investment in real estate including development, and indigenous companies and state bodies on doing business in Ireland.

Niamh has in-depth experience across a broad range of sectors and transactions including, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate investment, renewables, datacentres, technology, telecoms, pharma, life sciences, healthcare, retail chains and has a particular focus on advising on financial services tax, including financial institutions, alternative lenders, investment funds & asset managers and, on structured finance & securitisation transactions. Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, she was a partner in another large Irish law firm and financial services tax director at Deloitte.

Niamh is a qualified Solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor and is recognised by a number of leading legal directories and publications including Chambers & Legal 500.

Niamh sits on the following representative bodies:

  • Tax Committee of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Tax Committee of the Irish Debt Securitisation AssocNiation (IDSA)
  • Irish Funds - International & Domestic tax working groups

Some recent experience includes:

  • Advised STAR Capital on its acquisition of the global aviation group ASL Aviation Holdings, a global aviation services provider with operations on six continents.
  • Advised Carousel Logistics, a portfolio company of Livingbridge Capital, on its acquisition of BDA Acquisitions and its group of companies.
  • Advised H2 Equity Partners, the Dutch private equity house, in relation to its acquisitions of Healthcare 21 and the Aquilant target group.
  • Advised CyrusOne, a US REIT & Data Centre Provider, on its acquisition of Zenium Data Centers.
  • Advised Jonas Software on its acquisition of Bookassist.
  • Advised leading fund administration service provider on Brexit related client offering.
  • Advised promoter on the establishment of a €10bn securitisation programme.
  • Advised leading global financial institution on the financing of €4bn NPL portfolio.
  • Advised leading global financial institution on the €100m refinancing of company in Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • Advised listed company on the issuance of €100m private placement note programme and the refinancing of other debt.
  • Advised Korean promoter on a €105m commercial property investment in Dublin’s Docklands.
  • Advised private German real estate fund on the acquisition of a €35m retail property.
  • Advised leading UK retailer on the acquisition of retail property in Dublin.

Some testimonials:

"Caffrey is a highly capable tax consultant" - Chambers Europe 2018

"Caffrey did a good job of keeping her cool, being pragmatic and talking through the issues" - Chambers Europe 2019

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