Recent Deals

The Corporate team at Mason Hayes & Curran acted in some of the most significant deals in Ireland during the last 12 months.

 Virgin Media

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.

OSG Group
We acted for the shareholders in OSG Outsource Services Group Limited which was acquired by Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc.

McKesson Corporation
We acted for McKesson Corporation on its acquisition of the pharmaceutical distribution business of Irish FTSE 250 company, UDG Healthcare plc.

Activision Blizzard
​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.

Dragon Oil
We acted for Dragon Oil plc in relation to the recommended Stg£3.7bn cash offer by Emirates National Oil Company.

Genable Technologies
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.

9 Story
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.

Deutsche Bank
Acted for Deutsche Bank A.G. in relation to the recommended €1.4bn offer by IAG for Aer Lingus.

Ormonde Mining
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.

Deals previous to 2016 include:

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David O’Donnell