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Ms Noeleen Ruddy
Finance & Capital Markets
Partner and Co-Head of Finance & Capital Markets
Noeleen Ruddy is based in Walkers’ Ireland office where she is a partner and co-head of the Finance and Capital Markets team. Noeleen advises international financial institutions, investment banks, arrangers, managers, private equity, hedge funds, agents and trustees in relation to a wide range of structured products transactions including securitisations (RMBS, ABS, CMBS), debt offerings, CLOs (whether cash, synthetic or hybrid), CAT bonds and Commercial Paper Programmes.
Noeleen has also advised on combined QIAIF/SPV transactions, distressed, stressed, performing and non-performing debt deals and other bespoke structured product transactions.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Trinity College Dublin
Diploma in Applied Finance, Law Society of Ireland
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals: Capital markets: Debt)
Walkers has a major presence in structured finance and securitisation, especially in the CLO segment, along with the CMBS and RMBS spaces. It is also building its profile in green, social and sustainable bonds. The firm represents an impressive number of financial institutions and fund managers, along with a range of prominent international issuers. Andrew Traynor is among the senior names in the market, with Noeleen Ruddy leading the field in CLOs, where Paddy Rath is also making an impression. Ian McNamee provides further senior firepower in DCM, ABS, SRT and synthetic securitisations. Matt Hedigan is another prominent name in securitisations and carbon offset repack programmes. Since publication, Garry Ferguson left the firm.