William Fry’s corporate lawyers have extensive experience advising international and national clients on mergers and acquisitions transactions of all sizes.
Our M&A Group is consistently ranked in the top tier by the leading international legal directories. Our unsurpassed experience is gained from years of involvement in the most challenging and complex transactions in Ireland, and in international transactions with Irish aspects.
We are committed to and focused on our clients’ aims, the delivery of the right solutions and pre-empting legal issues and obstacles in transactions.
We act for buyers, sellers, financial advisers and financial institutions, both Irish and international.
We are fully supported in our transactional work by excellent, dedicated teams from specialist groups including our banking and finance, tax, employment and property colleagues. These teams are market leaders in their own areas of expertise.
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