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Real Estate Investment Trusts in Ireland
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2013

Minister Noonan announced in the 2013 Budget speech on 5 December 2012 the introduction of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Some information


The SPV jurisdiction of choice for structured finance transactions
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 3 2012

In recent years Ireland has become the jurisdiction of choice for the establishment of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) for ABS, CAT bond, CDO, CLO, CMBS, commercial paper, distressed debt, LPN, MTN, repackaging, RMBS, securitisation, US life settlements, and other structured finance transactions


Structured finance update - asset backed securities and ECB eligibility criteria
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 11 2010

This note summarises the criteria which must be met by asset-backed securities (ABS) to qualify as Eligible Collateral for repo transactions with the European Central Bank (ECB) and the national central banks throughout Europe


Ireland as a location for structured finance SPVs
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 24 2011

In recent years Ireland has become the jurisdiction of choice for the establishment of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) for securitisation, repackaging, collateralised debt obligation (CDO), collateralised loan obligation (CLO), warehousing, life settlements, distressed debt, and other structured finance transactions


Investing in distressed assets using Ireland as a tax efficient SPV location for investing in global distressed assets
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 24 2009

For many years, Ireland has been a popular jurisdiction for the establishment of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) for investing in all types of distressed financial assets


Irish Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 18 2012

The announcement in Budget 2013 that Ireland is to provide for the establishment of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”) is welcome news for the Irish property industry and for investors from Ireland and overseas


Irish special purpose reinsurance vehicles
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 10 2012

The Irish reinsurance industry represents a significant proportion of the reinsurance business written worldwide


Ireland as a location for structured finance SPVs
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 4 2010

In recent years Ireland has become an increasingly popular jurisdiction for the establishment of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) for securitisation, repackaging, collateralised debt obligation (CDO), collateralised loan obligation (CLO), warehousing and other structured finance transactions


Asset backed securities and ECB eligibility criteria an update
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 1 2009

Due to current market conditions we have been receiving an increasing number of enquiries from banks seeking to structure asset-backed securities (ABS) transactions in such a way that the notes issued thereunder qualify as Eligible Collateral for repo transactions with the European Central Bank (ECB) and indeed national central banks throughout Europe


Dual fundSPV structures
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 19 2009

Investors often express a preference for investing in either units issued by investment funds (equity) or debt securities issued by special purpose vehicles (SPVs), notwithstanding the fact that both types of securities can be structured so as to provide the same type of exposure and return