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 

Ivor was listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Venture Capital Law.

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