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Patrick Quinlan

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Patrick is a partner in Maples and Calder's Corporate team in the Maples Group's Dublin office, and specialises in corporate finance law. Patrick advises companies and investors in public and private equity and debt fundraisings, initial public offerings and public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as in respect of cross-border transactions and day-to-day corporate and commercial matters.


Patrick joined the Maples Group in 2011 having previously worked in the Dublin and London offices of a large Irish corporate law firm.

Recent transactions

  • BGF on its successful exit from Brindley Healthcare;
  • Version 1 on its international acquisition programme and the investment by Volpi Capital;
  • ING Bank as lender to Mediahuis BV on the take private of Independent News & Media plc;
  • The management team in Arachas on its recent sale; 
  • Sysnet Global Solutions on the investments by FTV Capital and True Wind Capital;
  • The owners of the Conrad Hotel Dublin on its recent sale to Archer Hotel Capital;
  • BGF on its €10.5 million investment in Edgescan;
  • Fleetmatics on its NYSE IPO, follow-on offerings and US$2.4 billion takeover by Verizon;
  • Francisco Partners and Elliott Management Corporation consortium on the acquisition of Dell's software business;
  • Silver Lake Partners on its US$25 billion acquisition of Dell Inc.; 
  • CoreHR on its sale to the Access Group;
  • BidX1 on the strategic Investment by Pollen Street Capital;
  • Upland Software on its acquisitions of Altify and Interfax Communications;
  • Susquehanna Growth Equity on its Investments in Phorest and Poppulo;
  • Rockall Technologies and its shareholders on its sale to Broadridge;
  • Sandman Signature on its acquisition of the Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links; and
  • A private consortium on the acquisition of Cityjet.

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2002 - Admitted to the Law Society of Ireland


Smurfit School of Business, University College Dublin, Dip. Business Studies (Hons), 1997

University College Dublin, BCL (Hons), 1996


2002 - Admitted to the Law Society of Ireland


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