Private M&A: Experience

GENERAL

  • Investec Holdings Ltd. on the sale of its Irish wealth and investment business to Brewin Dolphin
  • Ethoca on its acquisition by Mastercard
  • Comcast on its acquisition of Irish cloud based telco Blueface
  • Carton Group in relation to Scandi Standard AB's proposed acquisition of Manor Farm
  • Avantcard on the acquisition of the Ireland-based credit card business of Tesco Bank
  • KN Group on its proposed sale to Circet
  • The sale by Achmea BV of the Friends First Group to Aviva
  • NJJ on its acquisition of a 66% interest in eir, Ireland's leading telecoms, broadband and media company
  • Stripe on its acquisition of Touchtech Payments Ltd
  • CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of a stake in the Pro14 provincial rugby union league
  • Malin Corporation on the sale of its 38% shareholding in 3D4Medical
  • ESB on the establishment of a strategic renewable energy joint venture with Coillte
  • Kapp & Peterson on the disposal of the family businesses to the Scandinavian Tobacco Group and to the Laudisi Distribution Group respectively

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS AND SELLERS

  • Cushman & Wakefield on its acquisition of Sherry FitzGerald's commercial property business
  • Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) and its subsidiary Matheson Tri-Gas (MTG) on the Irish aspects of the acquisition of Praxair's European industrial gas business for approximately €5bn
  • JBS SA, on the $1.3bn sale of Moy Park
  • UPS on its acquisition of Parcel Motel's owner, Nightline Logistics
  • Citibank on the Crossborder merger of Citibank International and Citibank Europe
  • Heaven Hill Brands on its US$165m acquisition of Carolans and Irish Mist brands from Campari
  • ASL Aviation Group on its acquisition of the Farnair Group, company operations in Europe, South Africa, South East Asia and India
  • Spotify in relation to the acquisition of the Soundwave business
  • Amundi in relation to the acquisition of the Pioneer Asset Management business
  • UDG Healthcare plc on the €407m sale of its pharmaceutical distribution businesses to global pharmaceutical wholesaler McKesson
  • Travelport on its acquisition of the mobile travel platform developer, Mobile Travel Technologies Limited
  • GenCell Biosystems on its acquisition by Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Telefónica on its sale of Telefónica O2 Ireland to Hutchison Whampoa Group
  • Nestlé on its acquisition of Pfizer infant nutrition business
  • Irish Life Group on Great-West Lifeco’s acquisition of the company from the Government of Ireland
  • Bloomberg on its acquisition of PolarLake
  • CPPIB on its proposed €830m acquisition of Shell's interest in the Corrib Gas Field