LK Shields Act as Project Lead in Group Reorganisation of Fitch Ratings EU

PUBLISHED: 19th December 2019

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LK Shields acted as project lead and advised on the Irish aspects of the group reorganisation of the Fitch Ratings EU group of companies (including the United Kingdom), which included applications to the Irish High Court in respect of five cross-border mergers of Fitch Rating’s EU subsidiaries into Fitch Ratings Ireland Limited which is expected to complete in the first quarter of 2020.

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research and one of the "Big Three credit rating agencies", offering global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise.

Fitch Ratings is a member of the Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries.  Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.


Richard Curran, Partner, led the LK Shields team with assistance from Stephen Gamble, Íde O’Neill, Grainne Reid and Redmond Arigho.

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