About Euronext Dublin
The Irish Stock Exchange, now trading as Euronext Dublin, joined the Euronext group in 2017. Euronext is the #1 exchange for listing technology companies and SMEs In Europe. In joining a Pan-European network of exchanges, Euronext Dublin now serves as a gateway to Europe, providing Irish companies with unparalleled access to thousands of investors and trillions of euros of European capital – as well as connecting Irish investors and trading members to 1,300 listed issuers worth €3.5 trillion in market capitalisation (as of end March 2019).
Euronext Dublin is the #1 bond listing venue in the world and is the designated centre of excellence for Bonds, Funds and ETFs in the Euronext group, which is the largest centre for debt listing in the world with over 40,000 bonds listed representing 90 countries around the world.
Applications are now open for Euronext Dublin’s flagship strategic financing programme, IPOready – with launch events in Dublin, Galway, and Cork on the 9th, 14th and 15th of May, respectively. To learn more about the IPOready programme, visit euronext.com/IPOready.
CKS Finance – Company BIO / Overview
CKS are a unique, independent and results focussed debt advisory & corporate finance business. We adopt a simple & clear approach in relentless pursuit of an outcome for our clients.
We have 10 years hands on knowledge and experience in the debt advisory space and understand the level of contact and follow up needed to move a deal through the various stages to completion.
Building on our debt resolution client base and steady stream of word-of-mouth referrals, we have developed our Corporate Finance practice. Adopting the key traits that made us successful in the debt world, we have completed a number of significant transactions for privately owned SMEs in the Irish market and technology companies looking outside of Ireland.
CKS prides itself on being a straight talking, results driven business. We are divergent thinkers who tackle tough challenges with creative solutions. When it comes to the pursuit of successful outcomes for our clients, we are ruthless. We are resolute in our approach and work to these values which we hold true.
About Enterprise Ireland
Enterprise Ireland is the Irish government agency responsible for the development and growth of Irish companies internationally in order to grow exports and jobs. Enterprise Ireland works with entrepreneurs and businesses to help them to start-up, develop innovative products and services, and scale internationally. Enterprise Ireland facilitates access to international markets through its international office network, supports business strategy and management capability training and provides finance, investment and research expertise. For more information, go to www.enterprise-ireland.com.
About Dillon Eustace
Based in Dublin, Dillon Eustace is one of Ireland’s leading law firms. It also has offices in Tokyo, New York and the Cayman Islands. The firm acts for domestic and international clients, including SME’s, private and public companies, venture capital and private equity investors, banks and corporates.
Dillon Eustace develops its teams to provide a sophisticated proactive service to its clients. The firm works to develop a comprehensive understanding of clients’ business needs and to provide them with a bespoke service which is focused on meeting their requirements in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner. The Corporate and M&A team delivers expert advice on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, providing solutions for domestic and international clients, SMEs, private and public bodies at every stage of their business, including equity investment, mergers and acquisitions, MBO’s, take overs and disposals.
About AIB Corporate Finance
AIB Corporate Finance is a full service Advisory business assisting clients on M&A, Capital Raising/Equity Fundraising, Disposals, MBO/MBI, Debt Advisory & Restructurings and Valuations.
We have a team of twelve staff and also draw within the resources and expertise of AIB Group for the benefit of our clients as needed.
We are an independent division (separately regulated by the Central Bank) of Ireland’s largest financial institution.
We identify key transaction issues and position timely solutions to maintain deal momentum and understand the particular challenges M&A transactions create for Irish companies.
What sets us apart
Commitment to clients – We are committed to our clients for the long run and believe in building relationships with them, ensuring a clear understanding of their strategy and a genuine interest in their businesses
Integrity – We understand the need to handle assignments with absolute discretion
Senior involvement – Our directors are closely involved in assignments from initiation to completion, ensuring our clients benefit from their experience and expertise at all stages
Imagination – We provide our clients with original, well-considered ideas and innovative solutions to address transaction requirements
‘On the ground’ presence – We are locally based advisers able to react quickly to our clients needs. Completing “heavy lift” workstreams during our engagement is core to our value proposition
Full In-House Investment Banking Offering – This includes Senior, Mezzanine, Unitranche, Equity Products and Private Banking which can be brought to bear on transactions.