Máire O'Neill


+353 1 639 5177
maire.oneill@williamfry.com Linkedin

Máire is a partner in our Corporate Department and specialises in transactional corporate work with a particular emphasis on venture capital and private equity transactions (acting for both companies and investors) and M&A transactions. Máire also advises on a wide range of general corporate matters, including corporate restructurings (solvent and insolvent) including domestic mergers and capital reductions.

Recent significant work includes:

  • advising FinTech Fenergo Group on its acquisition by Astorg and Bridgepoint (as well as its previous equity investments and corporate structuring)
  • advising DCC Group on its acquisition of Naturgy Ireland, Jones Oil and Campus Oil
  • advising cybersecurity technology company Tines on its $26m Series B Fundraisings and previously on its $15m Series A Fundraisings
  • advising Element Investments on the acquisition by Omnes backed Power Capital of a majority interest in Terra Solar 
  • advising retail technology company Pointy on its acquisition 
  • advising QED investors on its equity investment in FinTech Wayflyer
  • advising Life Sciences Partners, the leading European healthcare investor, on its lead investment in OneProjects Design Innovation
  • advising Irish scaling FinTech Touchtech Payments on its sale to Stripe
  • supporting our Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency teams advising stakeholders in numerous retail insolvencies and restructurings

Máire is listed as a 'Rising Star Partner' in IFLR 1000 2021.

"Máire's temperament and business acumen is what makes her the perfect partner for our business. Her advice was flawless and put us in a perfect position to succeed but keep our investors happy. Her approach paid huge dividends – her predictions and legal advice from our earlier engagements had come to pass, and taking her advice saved us heartache and pain." Legal 500 EMEA 2021 

“Strong communicator, proactive, organised and excellent at finding resolutions to challenging legal areas.” IFLR1000 2020

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