The Corporate team at Mason Hayes & Curran acted in some of the most significant deals in Ireland during the last 12 months.
We are advising Virgin Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Global, on its acquisition of UTV Ireland from ITV plc.
We acted for the shareholders in SteriPack Limited, a global manufacturer of sterile packaging solutions for medical device and pharmaceutical applications, on the sale of its medical device packaging operations and related value-added services to Bemis Company, Inc.
We acted for the shareholders in OSG Outsource Services Group Limited which was acquired by Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc.
We acted for McKesson Corporation on its acquisition of the pharmaceutical distribution business of Irish FTSE 250 company, UDG Healthcare plc.
We acted for Activision Blizzard, Inc. on its US$5.9 billion acquisition of King Digital Entertainment plc by way of a scheme of arrangement.
We acted for Dragon Oil plc in relation to the recommended Stg£3.7bn cash offer by Emirates National Oil Company.
We advised Genable Technologies Limited, an Irish privately held venture-capital backed biopharmaceutical company, on the sale of the company to Spark Therapeutics Inc., a NASDAQ listed leading US gene therapy company.
We acted for 9 Story Media Group (9 Story) in the acquisition of Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films
We advised Markit, a leading global diversified provider of financial information services, on its acquisition of Information Mosaic.
Acted for Deutsche Bank A.G. in relation to the recommended €1.4bn offer by IAG for Aer Lingus.
We acted for Ormonde Mining in relation to the hostile approach from Almonty and €90m debt and equity investment by Oaktree in its Tungsten mine at Barruecapardo, Spain.
Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada
We are acting for Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., headquartered in Ontario, in its combination with POZEN Inc., headquartered in North Carolina, under a new Irish holding company to be named Aralez Pharmaceuticals plc.
We represented S&P 500 company, Red Hat, Inc. on its acquisition of FeedHenry.
We represented Done Deal Limited on its acquisition of a majority stake in SkupeNet.
We represented FTSE 250 company, Diploma plc on its acquisition of Technopath Distribution.
Fender Musical Instruments
We represented Fender Musical Instruments Corporation in relation to its acquisition of Irish start-up Sonic Ladder Limited.
Credit Suisse Securities
We represented Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) and Goodbody Stockbrokers as Joint Global Coordinators in connection with the €400m IPO of Cairn Homes plc. on the London Stock Exchange.
Flight Centre Travel Group
We represented Flight Centre Travel Group on its acquisition of Dublin-based travel management company Travelplan Corporate Limited.
Owens & Minor
We represented Fortune 500 company Owens & Minor, Inc. on its acquisition of the ArcRoyal group.
We represent Cylon Controls on a VC investment by the ESB Novusmodus Fund.
We represented Danaher Corporation in connection with the acquisition of Biotector Analytical Systems Limited and Analytical Developments Limited.
Killeen Group Holdings
We represented Killeen Group Holdings in the sale of Mount Juliet hotel and golf resort to Brehon Capital Partners and Emmet O’Neill.
We represented Daktronics Inc on its acquisition of Data Display Holdings Limited.
Mason Hayes & Curran advised Virtus Health on its acquisition of a 70% interest in Ireland’s largest IVF provider, SIMS IVF, for €15.49 million.
We represented Twitter on the acquisition and expansion of its EMEA headquarters in Dublin.
Mason Hayes & Curran advised the shareholders of Storyful on the €18M disposal of the business to News Corp, a US publicly listed global, diversified media and information services company.
Tax Free Worldwide
Mason Hayes & Curran acted for the Tax Free Worldwide Group and its shareholders on the sale of Tax Free Worldwide Group to Exponent, the UK private equity group.
Mason Hayes & Curran is advising GuestLogix Inc. on the acquisition of OpenJaw Technologies Limited, an Irish online travel technology company, for US$41.2 million plus certain adjustments.
Mason Hayes & Curran acted for the shareholders of Vordel Limited in its sale to Axway AG.
Mason Hayes & Curran are acting for Celesio AG in the disposal of Cahill May Roberts Limited to Uniphar plc.
Mason Hayes & Curran advised the major shareholders of PolarLake on the sale of PolarLake to leading global financial news service Bloomberg LP.
Mason Hayes & Curran acted for Terra Resources in its reverse takeover of Sterling Green Group plc, AIM and ESM listing and Stg£10m placing.
Mason Hayes & Curran advised Fastnet on the acquisition of Pathfinder Hydrocarbon Ventures Limited.
Liberty Mutual Group
Mason Hayes & Curran represented Liberty Mutual Group on the acquisition of the general insurance business of Quinn Insurance Limited (in Administration).
Mason Hayes & Curran advised Schibsted Classified Media AS on the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Done Deal Limited.
Mason Hayes & Curran represented CarrierWeb on the sale of its European business to Transics International NV.
Mason Hayes & Curran represented Genable Technologies Limited on an investment by Fountain Healthcare Partners and Delta Partners.
Connolly's Red Mills
Mason Hayes & Curran represented Connolly's Red Mills on the acquisition of Foran Chemicals Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary Foran Equine Products Limited.
Mason Hayes & Curran is advising IFG in relation to its acquisition of 70% of the issued share capital of A.R.B. Underwriting Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary A.R. Brassington & Co.
Mason Hayes & Curran represented Odeon in its acquisition of 9 Irish cinemas and 2 sites from Entertainment Enterprises.
Mason Hayes & Curran represented Xilinx, Inc in its acquisition of Omiino Limited.
Mason Hayes & Curran represented a consortium of investors on the successful acquisition of Europe's largest regional airline Aer Arann.
Represented LaCrosse to buy Bank of America Merrill Lynch's global alternative fund administration business.
Represented Mylan Inc., to acquire Bioniche Pharma Holdings Limited, for $550 million in cash.
Acting for Berkshire Partners, LLC Advent International Corporation and Bain Capital Partners, LLC in their recommended $1.2 billion offer by way of scheme of arrangement for Skillsoft plc.
Dragon Oil plc.
Advising Dragon Oil plc. on the recommended Stg£1.2bn offer by Emirates National Oil Company by means of a scheme of arrangement.
Represented Vedanta Resources PLC in connection with its acquisition of zinc mining interests in Ireland as part of its agreement with Anglo American PLC to purchase African and Irish zinc mining interests for $1.34 bn.
Silicon Labs Inc
Represented the Nasdaq listed, Silicon Labs Inc, on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of ChipSensors Limited.
Argutus Medical Limited
Represented the shareholders of Argutus Medical Limited on the disposal of their entire shareholding to the AIM listed entity, EKF Diagnostic Holdings plc.
BA / Iberia Merger
Mason Hayes & Curran advised on BA / Iberia Merger into the collective International Airlines Group. This merger created International Airlines Group which is now one of the world's largest airlines with a capitalization of US$6BN.