Private Equity & Venture Capital

A&L Goodbody's  Private Equity group is recognised as the leader in Ireland. Clients value our deep experience of acting for both PE acquirers and vendors, our sectoral knowledge and our familiarity with typical PE debt and equity financing structures.

At the group's core is a team of experts drawn from all of the firm's key practice groups:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • acquisition finance
  • tax and tax structuring
  • fund formation;
  • employment and benefits
  • commercial and technology  

We have extensive experience of working with the majority of the leading Irish and international PE funds both in relation to primary and secondary transactions.

We cover the full cycle of investment advisory services:

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  • HG Capital

    on the sale of a majority stake in Invis Energy to Sojitz Corporation, Mitsuibishi UFJ Lease and Finance and Kansai Electric Power.

  • Volpi Capital

    as sponsor, on €90m equity investment in Version 1.

  • Lily O'Brien

    on its acquisition by Colian SA.

  • Spectrum Equity Management

    on its acquisition of an undisclosed stake in Digital Marketing Institute.

  • Bertram Capital Management

    on the acquisition of the Anord Group of companies.

  • Cardinal Carlyle

    on its acquisition of Sam McCauley Chemists.