Arthur Cox promotes David Kilty to tax partner

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Arthur Cox has announced the appointment of five new partners at its Dublin office, further strengthening the firm’s expertise in tax, asset management and investment funds, corporate M&A, commercial property and technology and innovation.

David Kilty – Partner, Tax

David advises domestic and international clients on a broad range of tax issues, including those relating to mergers & acquisitions, migrations, restructurings, re-organisations, structuring of intellectual property assets, financing transactions and tax disputes.


  • Advising a number of leading investment banks such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on repack programmes and Irish loan portfolio transactions
  • Advising managers such as Apollo, AXA, Blackstone, Carlyle, Chenavari and KKR Avoca on CLO transactions
  • Advising a number of other arrangers and managers on the establishment of Irish originator platforms for CLOs and advising on a series of CLOs utilising these structures
  • Advising on a wide range of finance transactions across various asset classes in jurisdictions including the US, Canada, China, Germany, Russia, the UK and Poland
  • Advising CRH plc on its acquisition of assets from Lafarge and Holcim for €6.5 billion and associated €3 billion bank finance and €1.6 billion share placing
  • Advising Tyco International on its $20 billion merger with Johnson Controls
  • Advising International Paper on its bud for Smurfit Kappa
  • Advising a number of domestic and international clients on Ireland’s intellectual property regime, including advising the on-shoring of intellectual property assets from other jurisdictions into Ireland
  • Advising the Depository Trust Company of New York (DTC) on Irish legal and stamp duty aspects of Irish companies listing on US stock exchanges
  • Representing clients in corporation tax and capital gains tax disputes before the Irish High Court and the Tax Appeals Commission
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