Máire O'Neill

Partner

Máire is a partner in our Corporate Department and Co-lead of the Firm’s Energy, Renewables, Infrastructure and Utilities practice group. She specialises in transactional corporate with a particular emphasis on private equity transactions (acting for both companies and investors) and M&A transactions in the technology, fintech and energy and infrastructure assets.

Máire O'Neill

Máire has vast experience advising emerging and scaling companies and venture capital investors on equity investments in the Irish market as well as venture debt providers on the equity aspects of their funding. She also advises on a wide range of general corporate matters, including corporate restructurings (solvent and insolvent) including domestic mergers and capital reductions.

  • The sellers of the Beacon Hospital to Macquarie Asset Management
  • Tines on its $50m oversubscribed Series B3 Fundraising as well as previous Series B, B2 and Series A and A2 fundraisings
  • Earlybird Ventures on its equity investment in Ceartas DMCA
  • The Irish Times on its sale of Beat 102-103 to Bauer Media
  • FinTech Apata.com on its equity fundraisings
  • EirGrid plc, the national transmission system operator, in connection with the development and financing of the 700MW HVDC Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France with a capital cost in excess of €1.6bn and on the national emergency generation projects
  • Element Investments on the disposal of Terra Solar to Omnes backed Power Capital and Terra Solar II to Orsted
  • UKG Inc. on its acquisition of the Global Payroll Provider, Immedis Group
  • Private Equity Firm, CBPE on its acquisition of Irish tech company Signel Web Services
  • Co-Founder of Taoglas on the majority stake acquisition of Taoglas by US private equity firm Graham Partners
  • Fenergo Group in connection with its acquisition of Sentinels and previously on its its acquisition by Astorg and Bridgepoint
  • Carlyle Cardinal on its sale of The City Bin Company to Thorntons Recycling
  • DCC plc group on its acquisition of Naturgy Ireland, Jones Oil and Campus Oil
  • Supporting our Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency teams advising stakeholders in numerous insolvencies and restructurings

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Jul 2024
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Accelerating Renewable Electricity Taskforce publishes Implementation Plan to supp...
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May 2024
The Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications last week published ...
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Mar 2024
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Feb 2024
The Department of Environment, Climate and Communications' Consultation on the off...
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Dec 2023
The decision paper outlines the route to grid connection for Phase 1 offshore wind...
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Indicative Roadmap for Ireland's Next Offshore Wind Auction Published
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Sep 2023
EirGrid has published the provisional auction results of RESS 3.
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