Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

We provide a full range of corporate finance services tailored to clients’ needs. As a focused and highly experienced team, our partners and staff have the expertise and the flexibility to assist clients to meet the challenges facing businesses today. We adopt a partner led approach to assignments and this enables us provide tailored solutions to specific client requirements.

The difficulties experienced across the Irish economy in recent years, in particular the property sector, together with the reduced availability of credit continues to cause problems for many individuals and businesses. We can assist potential investors in appraising, structuring and negotiating deals and transactions, giving assistance and advice on any complex issues and on risk areas involved.

Thankfully, with recovery now taking hold, opportunities will arise for many businesses, be it expansion investment.



Most people who start up in business do so because they have a good business proposition. The good news is that you do not need to be an expert in legal and finance to succeed in business. All you need is the support of a team of trained experts.

We will help you to evaluate your business ideas in a realistic and constructive manner. We can also assist you in:

Deciding the most suitable structure for your business – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnerships, an LTD or a Designated Activity company

Preparing a business plan, cash flow projections and budgets;

Establish your finance requirements

Establish a good working relationship with your bank

Complete any registration procedures with Companies Registration Office and Revenue Commissioners

Deal with company secretarial issues


We can also advise on the following:


We advise on all aspects of the sale process including:

Advising on the disposal strategy

Analysing and presenting the business for sale

Preparing and analysing information to be presented to interested parties

Identifying potential buyers

Conducting an independent assessment of offers received

The key to success in disposing of a business successfully is having experienced advisors on your side.


MBOs are attractive to sellers and buyers and have proven over time to be the most successful form of acquisition. It is essential that the management team are properly advised in terms of valuing and structuring a deal. MBOs can often be high-risk investments.


We provide assistance to clients across a range of financing options including debt advisory and equity fundraising. We adopt forecasting techniques to allow both clients and potential lenders/investors accurately review and evaluate opportunities as they arise.


We have advised many clients on how to raise debt for their businesses. We provide an insight into lender requirements, which allow us to execute lending strategies which take best advantage of the company’s strengths, including:

Developing finance strategy

Balancing the advantages of borrowing against the restrictiveness of covenants or security requirements

Negotiating commercial terms with lending institutions

Interfacing with other advisers as required

Managing the process through to a successful completion


We advise clients on equity fundraising, including:

Structuring the equity investment

Identifying suitable equity investors

Advising on negotiation tactics

Securing bank finance to complement the equity investment

Providing commercial input to legal documentation


An accurate business valuation is vital to making informed strategic decisions. It is vital you are confident that the valuation accurately reflects your business’ value and to ensure this you need experienced advisors.

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Upton Ryan

Fourth Floor, North Block,
Rockfield Central,
Dublin 16.

Eircode: D16 W7W3

Telephone: 01-4780044





M50; at junction 13, take exit to Sandyford/Dundrum. At next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Ballinteer Rd. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Wyckham Way. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit & then at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit. Continue straight onto Overend Ave & turn right. It’s the 1st block on the right.

City center; turn right onto Harcourt & then left onto Charlemont St. Then onto Ranelagh Rd & right onto Milltown Rd & then left onto Dundrum Rd. At the round about, take the 2nd exit & continue onto Overend Ave & then turn right. It’s the 1st block on the right.


Registration Details

Upton Ryan is a firm of registered auditors and is registered to carry on audit work in the Republic of Ireland by Chartered Accountants Ireland. Details about our audit registration can be viewed at under reference AI3031414

Upton Ryan Limited Registered in Ireland: No 505693 Registered Office: Fourth Floor, North Block, Rockfield Central, Dublin 16.