Laurence is a managing director at IBI Corporate Finance, Oaklins’ member firm in Ireland. He works across multiple sectors, though has a particular focus on energy. He recently advised Coillte CGA on the sale of its stake in four operating wind farms to Greencoat Renewables plc, the sale of Terra Solar’s c.200MW portfolio and the sale of Budget Energy to Flogas, a DCC subsidiary company.
Laurence joined IBI in 2014, having spent almost 13 years as an investment banker in London with Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and Nomura, where he focused primarily on the European energy and infrastructure sector. During that time, Laurence advised on some of the most significant transactions in the sector on behalf of a variety of plc, institutional, private equity and government clients. Laurence graduated with a first-class honors master’s degree in strategic planning from University College Dublin and has an honors degree in business and French from Trinity College Dublin. He also studied at ESSEC Business School in Paris.