Matthew Cole is a Partner in the Firm's Corporate and M&A practice. He advises Irish, UK and International clients on M&A and capital markets transactions in Ireland. His experience includes advising on numerous high profile, cross-border M&A and private equity deals. Matthew also has an extensive track-record advising corporate issuers and major investment banks on a wide range of debt and equity capital markets transactions including bond offerings, IPOs, rights issues and equity placings. He practised and worked for a number of years with a leading international law firm in London.
"Very talented." (Legal 500 2018)
"Particularly sought after by corporate issuers and financial institutions for advice on IPOs." (Chambers Global 2018)
"Very capable partner who is very strong for equity capital markets and knows the UK market well." (Chambers Global 2017)
"The technical expertise he has is extremely strong and his client service is excellent...performs wonderfully well in a demanding environment." (Chambers Global 2016)
Matthew is regular speaker on corporate, regulatory and ECM issues and is author of the Irish chapter of Initial Public Offerings 2018 published by GLI. He is the co-author of the Irish chapters of 'Mergers & Acquisitions: International Series' (Second Edition) which was published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2016 and 'The Initial Public Offerings Law Review' (Second Edition) which was published by Law Business Research in 2018.