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William Fry M&A team recently acted for

  • 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
  • Irish headquartered talent solutions company Cpl Resources plc on its €317.8m sale by scheme of arrangement to Japanese publicly listed company, Outsourcing Inc
  • LGC a global life sciences solutions provider on its acquisitions of Safefood 360 and Technopath Clinical Diagnostics
  • Qorvo Inc., the US based leader in RF Solutions on its acquisition of Decawave, the Irish provider of UWB solutions for mobile, automotive and IoT applications
    Uniphar plc on multiple acquisitions, including Durbin, M3 Medical and the Hickey Pharmacy Group
  • The Irish Department of Finance on the proposed sell-down of part of the Irish State’s 13.9% shareholding in Bank of Ireland through a pre-arranged trading plan to be managed by Citigroup Global Markets Limited.
  • Fineos Corporation Holdings plc, a leading provider of group and individual core systems for life, accident and health insurance, on its AUS$211 million initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange.
  • Uniphar plc, a distributor and wholesaler to the pharmacy, healthcare and animal health sectors, on its €150m  Initial Public Offering and admission to the Euronext Growth Market of Euronext Dublin and the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM) and separately on its acquisition portfolio
  • Public mergers and acquisitions
  • Private mergers and acquisitions
  • Takeovers,
  • Take-Privates,
  • Management Buy-Outs
  • Restructurings
  • Private equity
  • Venture Capital Transactions