Petrina Smyth is an Executive Director in EY’s Financial Services Organisation, with more than 15 years’ experience advising international financial institutions, investment funds and leasing companies on taxation. Her focus is on structured finance transactions and asset leasing, in particular aircraft leasing.
Petrina’s recent experience includes advising on the establishment and financing of aircraft leasing structures and aircraft investment platforms and on the disposal and acquisition of aircraft portfolios. Petrina has also advised on numerous securitisation transactions, including the securitisation of hire-purchase contracts, pan-European and Irish distressed debt and ABS transactions.
Petrina is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and the University of Oxford, and is qualified as a solicitor in Ireland and in England and Wales. She is also an Associate of the the Institute of Taxation in Ireland (AITI).