Recent Corporate Transactions

04 December 2012

Vordel Limited

Mason Hayes & Curran acted for the shareholders of Vordel Limited in its sale to Axway AG.

Celesio 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. 

Terra Resources

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).

Done Deal

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. 

Genable Technologies

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.

Aer Arann

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. 


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