Private M&A: Experience

GENERAL

  • AIB plc on its acquisition of the Goodbody Group for €138m
  • Ding.com on selling a majority stake to Pollen Street Capital
  • The management team of SONAS Bathrooms on the acquisition of a majority stake in the business, from its private equity backer, MML Growth Capital Partners Ireland
  • Bank of Ireland on the acquisition of most of Davy's business, including its wealth management, capital markets and asset management divisions
  • Glantus Limited on the acquisition of Technology Insight Corporation for a combined consideration of $9.3m
  • Ark Life Assurance Company DAC on its acquisition by Irish Life Group Limited for a cash consideration of €230m
  • Bidvest NOONAN on its acquisition of Lynch Interact (Interact), a leading Irish provider of mechanical, electrical and process engineering services for the built environment
  • Shareholders of E&I Engineering Ireland Limited on the sale of the company and its affiliate Powerbar Gulf LLC to Vertiv Holdings Co for $1.8bn
     

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS AND SELLERS

  • Pilgrim's Pride Corporation on its acquisition of the consumer foods, meats and meals business from Kerry Group plc for €819m
  • Natwest on its sale of Ulster Bank Ireland's commercial lending business to AIB valued at €4.2bn
  • Hackman Capital Partners on the acquisition of Ardmore and Troy studios.
  • PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG on the acquisition of parts of McKesson’s European business activities
  • bunq, one of the leading European challenger banks, on the Irish aspects of its acquisition of Capitalflow
  • Akamai Technologies, Inc. on its acquisition of Asavie Technologies, an Ireland-based developer of platform that automates and manages security, performance, and access policies for mobile and IoT devices
  • Marguerite Road Ireland Sarl in the sale to London-listed HICL Infrastructure of the remaining 50 per cent interest in the M17/M18 Gort to Tuam motorway
  • Etex NV on its acquisition of a majority stake in offsite design and engineering consultancy company Evolusion Innovation Group Limited
  • Etex NV on its acquisition of Irish steel framing company Horizon Offsite Limited
  • Alter Domus Participations SARL on its acquisition of investment management company Beechbrook Capital Ireland DAC
  • PicMonkey International Limited on its $110m asset sale to Shutterstock Ventures, LLC and Shutterstock Ireland Limited
  • Euro Auctions in relation to the disposal of the Euro Auctions group to Ritchie Bros. for an enterprise value of £775m
  • Prothena Corporation on its disposal of its ATTR Amyloidosis Programme to Novo Nordisk in a deal worth up to $1.2bn