Project Finance

Our dedicated Project Finance team focuses on the growing Irish Project Finance market. The Project Finance team’s structuring experience, combined with the market leading presence of the Corporate Banking relationship teams and support from our Agency team, allows the team to offer a unique combination of skills and expertise to the Irish Project Finance market.

Our experienced team appreciate the crucial role a lender plays in structuring debt solutions for large scale projects. The proactive team works closely with Project Sponsors and their Advisors, from as early as possible in the process.

The team remains committed to supporting PPP transactions, arranging debt facilities and participating in project finance transactions in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The sectors covered include Infrastructure, Energy, Waste and Renewables projects.

In the period since 2008, Bank of Ireland has been the leading provider of senior commercial debt for PPP projects in Ireland committing more than €500 million to the Irish infrastructure market. Examples of projects funded include:

  • N7 Newlands Cross;
  • N11 Arklow to Rathnew;
  • N17/N18 Gort to Tuam;
  • Three Schools Bundles (which included 18 schools in total).

Bank of Ireland is also a leading financier of Renewable Energy including Wind Farm and Waste to Energy transactions and the provision of funding for appropriately structured projects in this growing sector remains a key focus for Bank of Ireland.

Conor Barrett

Head of Project Finance - Ireland

Corporate Banking