Colm Manning


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Colm is a Corporate M&A Consultant based primarily in William Fry's Cork office.  Colm specialises in transactional corporate work with an emphasis on M&A, private equity, venture debt and business purchase transactions. Colm possesses significant sectoral expertise advising agri-food companies on all corporate and commercial legal aspects of their business.  In addition to supplementing William Fry's Dublin and London offerings, Colm works closely with William Fry's clients based in the wider Munster region.

Recent significant work includes advising:

  • the shareholders in BRC on its sale to CareChoice.
  • the shareholders in Foxpak Flexibles on its sale to Sealed Air.
  • NBM on various business partnership agreements with Xerox.
  • an Irish venture capital fund on its investments in Irish SMEs.
  • various investor syndicates on investments in Irish SMEs.
  • Carbery Group on its commercial agreements and R&D collaborations with industry and university partners.