Public M&A

We have a leading public M&A practice and advise targets, bidders and financial advisers on all aspects of Irish and international takeovers and mergers. Our Corporate and M&A team, supported by our full range of specialist departments and sectoral experts, have advised on many of the largest and most innovative public M&A transactions in the market.  

These transactions are typically complex and high profile. Our deep understanding of the Takeover Rules, and of the unwritten market practices that have built up around them over many years, mean we can provide strategic and tactical advice to ensure our clients successfully navigate these complexities and achieve their commercial aims. 


  • B&J Holdings and the bidco

    on the proposed €718m recommended takeover of AppleGreen plc

  • Henderson Park

    on its €1.34bn recommended takeover offer for Green REIT plc

  • The Stars Group

    on its merger with Flutter Entertainment Plc (Paddy Power Betfair)

  • Morgan Stanley

    as AbbVie's lead financial advisor and lender, on AbbVie's $63bn acquisition of Allergan

  • Sumitomo Corporation

    on its €751m recommended takeover offer for Fyffes plc

  • Verizon Communications

    on its acquisition of FleetMatics Group for $2.4bn