Ivor Banim


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Ivor is the Head of the London Office of William Fry. He is a Corporate Partner with significant transactional expertise in private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and shareholder structuring matters, corporate reorganisations and venture capital/debt. Ivor has particular experience in advising technology clients. 

Recent deals include advising:

  • The sellers on the sale of the Perseus Telecom Group to GTT Communications, Inc.
  • Future Finance Loan Corporation Limited on its various fundraising activities including its Series B equity and lending capital investment for in aggregate €150m from investors including QED Investors, Colchis Capital, DW Partners, Fenway Summer Ventures and Blackstone Strategic Opportunity Fund and others
  • Sodexo Group on the purchase of Comfort Keepers Homecare franchise in Ireland through the acquisition of Elder Home Care Limited and Home Care Training Limited
  • International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. on certain aspects of its €1.4bn acquisition of the Aer Lingus Group plc
  • The sellers, including the Founders and Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries and Medical Appliances Corporation (Spimaco-Addwaeih), on the sale of EirGen Pharma Limited for $135m
  • The sellers, including Royal Bank of Scotland, Mount Kellet Capital and OIF, on the sale of Jurys Inn to Lonestar for €900m
  • The Irish Infrastructure Fund (managed by AMP Capital) on the purchase of Towercom Limited, Ireland’s largest independent wireless telecoms infrastructure company