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The William Fry M&A team recently acted for

  • Echelon Data Centres on its €855m development financing with Starwood Capital
  • The sellers of the Beacon Hospital to Macquarie Asset Management.
  • Hamilton Beach Brands Inc. on its investment in HealthBeacon plc to secure its successful exit from examinership
  • UKG on the acquisition of Immedis, a global payroll provider
  • Amgen Inc., on its acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics plc, a global biotechnology company headquartered in Dublin, for an enterprise value (all-cash deal) of $28.3 billion.
  • SoftBank on its pending acquisition of a 51% stake in Cubic Telecom Softbank Corp on its pending €473 million strategic investment in Cubic Telecom for a 51% equity stake at a valuation of over €900 million
  • The Irish Department of Finance on the sell-down of part of the Irish State’s shareholdings in Allied Irish Banks plc and Permanent TSB
  • Amalfi Technologies Limited on the acquisition by US private equity firm Graham Partners of Taoglas, a provider of antennas and IoT components
  • Ontario Teachers Pension Plan on its sale of Premier Lotteries Ireland to Française de Jeux
  • Jolt Energy, a provider of battery-buffered ultra-fast charging stations across Europe, on its €150 million investment from InfraRed Capital Partners
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners on its joint venture with Statkraft A/S to develop a significant Irish offshore wind portfolio
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC, the US based private investment firm, on its €3.1bn recommended takeover of UDG Healthcare plc, a global leader in healthcare advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services.
  • Leading Irish Fintech Fenergo Group, provider of lifecycle management software, on its acquisition by private equity houses Astorg and Bridgepoint and the Fenergo Management team, following which Fenergo is reported to have received Unicorn status
  • stockbroking and wealth-management firm J&E Davy Group on its sale of its core businesses
  • August Equity LLP on its Significant Investment into industry-leading security specialist Integrity360
  • Public mergers and acquisitions
  • Private mergers and acquisitions
  • Takeovers,
  • Take-Privates,
  • Management Buy-Outs
  • Restructurings
  • Private equity
  • Venture Capital Transactions