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Our Corporate team in Dublin has acted as counsel on some of the most significant and innovative corporate transactions in the Irish market recently and has advised:


Aepona on its acquisition by Intel Corporation

Altify on its sale to Upland Software

Altocloud on its sale to Genesys

AMCS on its equity fundraise led by Clearlake Capital and Insight Venture Partners, and its acquisitions of Quentic, Sendr, Brady, Desert Micro, Recy Systems AG, P&L Software, GMT Europe Group and Utilibill

Asavie on its sale to Akamai Technologies

BGF its investments in the Dublin Meat Company and Edgescan

Bounce Insights on its equity fundraising and various commercial matters

Boxever on its investment led by Polaris Partners, and on its sale to Sitecore

Brightflag on its equity fundraising led by One Peak Partners

Buymie on its recent €7m funding round, its funding round led by ACT Venture Capital, and its investment led by the Wheatsheaf Group

Cainthus on its funding round from Cargill Inc.

CampusIT on its acquisition by Ellucian

CitySwift on its Series A funding led by Irelandia Investments and Act Venture Capital

Clavis Insight on its sale to Ascential plc

CurrencyFair on its acquisition of Convoy Payments, its merger with Assembly Payments, and on the investment from Standard Chartered into CurrencyFair

Draper Esprit on moving its listing to the main exchanges in both Dublin and London, on its investments in Sweepr and Roomex, and on its AIM and ESM admission

EasyGo on its funding round led by Rubicon Capital Advisors, DunPort Capital Management and Air Core

Fieldaware on its sale to GPS Insight

Finch Capital on its investment in Aylien

First Analysis on its investment in SynergySuite 

Fleetmatics on its NYSE IPO, follow-on offerings and US$2.4bn takeover by Verizon

Information Mosaic on its acquisition by Markit

ISIF on its equity investment in Cubic Telecom

Just Eat plc on its acquisition of Eatcity.ie

LearnUpon on its investment by Summit Partners

The shareholders of Leeson Telecom Ltd. on the sale of Leeson Telecom Ltd. to Digital 9 Wireless Ltd.

Luna Systems on its equity fundraising from investment consortium

Meili Travel Technologies Ltd. on its Series A funding round led by Schooner Capital 

Mercuria Energy Group and Lacerta Partners in its investment in Exergyn Ltd.

Movidius on its sale to Intel Corporation

NearForm on its investment led by Columbia Capital

NewsWhip on various private fundraisings

Payemoji on a series of equity fundraisings

Persistent Systems on the acquisition of Aepona 

Robotify Labs Ltd. on its sale to Imagine Learning

Rockall Technologies and its shareholders on its sale to Broadridge 

Roomex on its acquisition by FLEETCOR Technologies 

Safefood360 on its sale to LGC

SportCaller on its sale to Bally's Corporation

Taoglas on its acquisition by Graham Partners and its acquisitions of ThinkWireless and Firmwave

Taxamo on its acquisition by Vertex

Teamwork on its Investment from Bregal Milestone

The Icon Group on its sale to Tracsis plc.

Vela Games on its Series A funding led by Novator Partners, and investment funding from both IIU and LVP

Version 1 on the sale of a majority stake to Partners Group, the investment by Volpi Capital, and its acquisition of Neueda, Cedar Consulting, Beoley Mill Software, Patech Solutions, Rocela Group, Presidion, and both the buyer and sellers on the sale of Singlepoint to Version 1

Wayflyer on its acquisition of Chamberlain Media Ltd., its Series A investment led by Left Lane Capital, its investment round led by QED Investors, and its US$150m Series B funding co-led by DST Global, Left Lane Capital and QED Investors

Web Reservations International on its acquisition by affiliates of Hellman & Friedman LLC

Xtralis on its sale to Honeywell 


The shareholders of Abbey Wealth Management on its management buy-out

Accel and Index Ventures on the Series A investment in Tines

AIB Equity Capital on its investment in Fortus Group

AMCS on its investment led by Insight Venture Partners

Arachas Corporate Brokers Ltd.'s management team on its sale to Ardonagh, and its acquisition of Brian J. Pierce Ltd.

Authentic Brands Group on its acquisition of Iconic Images

Avoca Capital on its acquisition by KKR 

Avolon Group on its IPO on the NYSE, subsequent take-private by Bohai Leasing and its acquisition of the CIT Group 

BidX1 on the investment by Pollen Street Capital

Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland on its acquisitions of L&P Group and Merrion Capital

Carlyle Cardinal Ireland on its investments in Abtran and Carroll's Meats 

Cardinal Capital Group on its investments in Uform, Sim Local, the Mowlam Healthcare Group, and Luzern eCommerce Ltd.

Cityjet on its merger with Air Nostrum

Clearlake Capital on its acquisition of Quest Software from Francisco Partners

Code Institute on its investment from Kernel Capital and Infinity Capital

CoreHR on its sale to the Access Group by JMI Equity and JMI Services

Digital Marketing Institute on an investment led by Spectrum Equity

Doddl on a seven figure equity fundraising led by Sláinte Healthcare founder Andrew Murphy

eScribers on its acquisition of Gwen Malone Stenography Services

Fairstone Group Ltd. on its acquisition of Pax Financial (trading as AskPaul and PAX Financial)

Fortress on its sale of Falko Regional Aircraft to Chorus Aviation Inc.

First Round Capital on its investment in &Open Gifts Ltd.

Francisco Partners on its acquisition of Dell's Software Business, its acquisition of part of IBM Watson Health, and its acquisition of Follett School Solutions

Gym+Coffee on its equity fundraise from Castlegate Investments, and on various fundraisings

Heitman International LLC on its investment in U-Store It

HPS on various investments

JMI Equity and JMI Services on their majority investment in CoreHR 

Marathon Asset Management on various Irish acquisitions and investments 

MML Capital Partners on its growth capital investments in IdentiGEN and Agenda Communications 

Molten Ventures on its Series A investments into &Open Gifts Ltd. and Vaultree

Oaktree on its joint venture with NAMA and acquisition of the Irish Glass Bottle Plant Site

Outmin on a funding round led by Fuel Ventures

Publicis Groupe on the acquisition of Profitero and Core Media

Scopely on its acquisition of DIGIT Game Studios

Silver Lake Partners on the Irish law aspects of the US$25bn acquisition of Dell Inc. 

Sky Aviation Leasing International on its sale to Goshawk Aviation, and on Aircraft ABS Transaction, SLAM 2021-1

Spectrum Equity Investors on the take private of Nasdaq listed Trintech Group plc

ST Engineering on its investment in CloudSphere

Susquehanna Growth Equity on its investments in Phorest and Poppulo

Sysnet Global Solutions on the investments by FTV Capital and True Wind Capital

The sale of the right to operate the Convention Centre Dublin by the liquidators of Treasury Holdings

Tristan Capital Partners fund on its acquisition of a majority shareholding in Raag Hotels Ltd.

Upland Software on its acquisitions of Altify and Interfax Communications

UrbanVolt on its equity funding round led by Irish Strategic Investment Fund

Welltel on its acquisition of Fulnett Ltd.


3D4Medical on its sale to Elsevier

Beats Medical on fundraising and various commercial matters 

BGF on the sale of Brindley Healthcare

Docman on its sale to Advanced Computer Software Group

Elkstone on its investment in HealthBeacon

GC Aesthetics on various equity and debt fundraisings 

Great Point Partners on the recapitalistion of SteriPack Group

GW Plastics on its acquisition of Avenue Mould Solutions

ifeel on its Series A funding led by UNIQA Ventures, with participation from Nauta Capital

iheed on its acquisition by Cambridge Education Group

Nuritas on its Series A Funding Round led by Sandbox Ventures and investment by EIB 

Pharmapod on its investment from the Canadian Pharmacists Association and various commercial matters 

PQ Bypass on the establishment of Irish operations and series A and B investment rounds by Seroba Life Sciences

ProTek Medical Ltd. on its acquisition by Molex (a Koch Industries division) 

Sharp Fluidics® on the acquisition of the neoClose® device
and all associated IP

Spotlight Oral Care on its €12m growth capital investment from Development Capital Fund

SteriPack Ireland Ltd. on its acquisition by Inflexion

Tech Mahindra on the acquisition of Perigord Life Science Solutions