Matthew Cole is a partner in the capital markets group of A&L Goodbody in Dublin. He has an extensive track record advising issuers and underwriters on equity capital markets transactions, both in Ireland and in London where he practised for many years. His experience encompasses IPOs, rights issues and equity placings on the MSM and ESM in Ireland as well as the Main Market of the LSE and AIM. Mr Cole is listed in The Legal 500, who describe him as ‘a key name’ and Chambers Europe, who noted that ‘The technical expertise he has is extremely strong and his client service is excellent. He performs wonderfully well in a demanding environment’.