Our Corporate team is recognised as a leading adviser on all types of domestic and international corporate transactions for public companies, private companies and national and multinational bodies across a broad range of industry sectors.
We work with organisations at every level, from start-ups to multinational listed enterprises, and we have acted in some of the largest, most high-profile, innovative and complex transactions in the Irish market and internationally.
We advise across a broad spectrum of corporate transactions including reorganisations and restructurings, strategic alliances, joint ventures, mergers, demergers and acquisitions and equity and multi source financings. With extensive corporate experience, we combine transactional skills with specialist expertise from our multi-disciplinary teams including banking, property, competition, employment and benefits, IP/IT and tax professionals.
A key part of our success is understanding our clients’ business and needs. We pride ourselves on being accessible to clients, working collaboratively across all our practice groups and delivering the right results in a commercially focussed manner.
“Highly professional and competent. Excellent balance of legal advice tempered with commercial awareness.” A “superb multidisciplinary firm” with “Excellent partners” and one of “the strongest teams across business and industry in Ireland”.
Clients praise the team’s "timely, focused and practical advice”.
The team is "proactive rather than reactive".
Renowned for "knowledge and responsiveness".
Full service offering which is "very proactive, attentive and respond straight away."
“provides services comparable to what you’d expect from the largest M&A markets”
“Business acumen and ability to give practical advice is impeccable”
“Very entrepreneurial firm with a can-do attitude and a commercial approach."
"Strong mix of public and private M&A."
"Great leadership in getting the transaction signed"
"The team is very responsive, knows the market well and understands what matters commercially to the client."
"A good range of experience and very attentive"
Acted for SSE Renewables (Ireland) Limited on the sale of a minority interest in Cloosh Valley wind farm to Greencoat Renewables.
Acted for The Root System Holding Company Limited t/a Strong Roots on a minority investment by Goode Partners LLC.
Acted for Neoen (one of the world’s leading and fastest growing independent producers of exclusively renewable energy) on its acquisition of eight operational wind farms in Ireland, with a total capacity of 53.4 MW.
Acted for Paulus Holdings Limited t/a LetsGetChecked on its recent Series B funding round in the amount of approximately $30 million from six investors. The latest funding round was led by Boston-based Leerink Transformation Partners (LTP), with existing backers Optum Ventures and Qiming Venture Partners also participating.
Advised the shareholders of Steripack Group Limited, a global leader in sterile contract manufacturing, on the sale of a minority interest in the company to Great Point Partners LLC
Acting for SCISYS plc on the acquisition by CGI Group Holdings Europe Limited by means of scheme of arrangement of the entire issued share capital of SCISYS plc
Acted for Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc, a portfolio company of Silver Lake which is one of the world’s largest private equity players, on its acquisition of TSC Ventures DAC together with its subsidiaries (t/a One4All) from An Post and other shareholders.
Acted for JP Morgan on the acquisition by Mediahuis, a Belgian-Dutch publishing and broadcast media group, by Independent News and Media plc (Lon:INM).