Declan Taite is a managing director in the Corporate Finance practice, based in the Dublin office. Declan leverages more than 20 years of corporate restructuring and debt advisory experience assisting leading financial institutions and state agencies in Ireland with ensuing the survival and continuation of viable businesses and delivering solutions that are acceptable to all parties.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Declan was a Restructuring and Insolvency Partner at RSM Farrell Grant Sparks. Before that, he worked in the Restructuring and Insolvency department at Deloitte Ireland.

Declan is recognized as one of Ireland’s leading insolvency practitioners. He has acted as receiver, liquidator and examiner in over 400 cases in the past 20 years. His notable clients have included Bernard McNamara Group of Companies, Vantive Holdings & Morston Investments (Zoe Group), Muckross Park Hotel and as receiver to worldwide assets of certain Sean Quinn family members. Declan’s sectoral expertise includes property and development, hospitality, manufacturing and retail.

Declan is a founding member and former chairman of The Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association (UK) and INSOL Europe. He is a regular commentator in the national media and at seminars on corporate recovery and insolvency.

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