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Guernsey-Headquartered Exchange welcomes first Irish Member

15 June 2021

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP is the first Irish firm to be authorised to act as a Listing Agent for the listing of professional bonds on The International Stock Exchange (TISE). The news demonstrates the growing stature of the Guernsey-headquartered exchange as a European professional bond market

The Irish business law firm, the exchange’s first Irish Member, is well known for providing legal advice and exchange services within the European debt capital markets and structured finance space. It has has 95 partners and more than 500 members of staff in four countries.

Anthony Byrne, Head of Bond Markets at TISE and who is based in Dublin, said: “I am delighted to welcome Mason Hayes & Curran LLP as the first Dublin-based Listing Agent for TISE. 

“It is wonderful that they have recognised the advantages of being the first Irish firm to facilitate listings on TISE. This is both an acknowledgement of the growing stature of TISE as a European professional bond market and a reflection of the prospective growth in client demand for TISE listings as we continue to refine our offering in order to service a more diverse range of bond products.”

Daragh O’Shea, Dublin-based Partner and Head of the Debt Capital Markets, Structured Finance and Derivatives team at Mason Hayes & Curran LLP, said: “We are proud and delighted to be the first Irish law firm approved as a Member of TISE. 

“The TISE proposition has a number of important differentiators from the other exchanges we work with. We are sure it will be a very attractive listing venue for our clients. We look forward to bringing our first listing to the market.” 

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