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Cara-SBP Deals of the Year

By: Sunday Business Post
Posted on: 29-Jan-2018
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DunPort were delighted to be featured in the recent Sunday Business Post's 2017 Deals of the Year piece. The DunPort team advised the 77GSL Corporate Credit Fund on the provision of capital to Cara Pharmacies to facilitate the acquisition of Abbey Healthcare. Cara, led by Canice and Ramona Nicholas, is one of Ireland's leading pharmacy chains, operating a number of stores across Ireland. Abbey Healthcare is a provider of outsourced pharmacy services to nursing homes & hospitals. 

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DunPort ramps up fundraising

By: Gretchen Friemann, Irish Independent
Posted on: 01-Nov-2017
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DunPort Capital looks set to become the latest alternative lender to enter the SME sector as the retreat of the banks continues to offer opportunities there for niche players.

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DunPort advises on new deals

By: Gavin Daly, The Sunday Times
Posted on: 05-Oct-2017
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The state-supported BlueBay Ireland has backed a multimillion-euro expansion of Cara Pharmacy as part of a step-up in its lending activity.

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Bluebay duo plan €300m fund

By: Jack Horgan Jones, Sunday Business Post
Posted on: 20-Aug-2017
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Dunport Capital Management will aim to lend to Irish SMEs and mid-sized corporates The two top executives at state-backed BlueBay Asset Management have spun out a new lending business and plan to raise a fund of up to €300 million to launch early next year.

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Excelsys sold for €15m

By: John Reynolds, Independent.ie
Posted on: 27-Jul-2017
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Irish electronics firm is sold for more than €15m Excelsys employs 38 people making industrial critical-power electronics, writes John Reynolds

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Fora.ie - Rye River

By: Conor McMahon, Fora.ie
Posted on: 30-Jun-2017
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ExtraSpace MBO

By: Brian Carey, The Sunday Times
Posted on: 22-Jan-2017
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Extraspace investors hit high notes Bluebay Ireland Corporate Credit, a state-backed alternative lender, is supporting a management buyout at Extraspace Solutions. The deal will see main shareholders Conor Hanratty and Oisin O’Buachalla exit the highly profitable modular builder and realise a substantial windfall.

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