Practice Areas Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
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Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

We have a long track record of advising in M&A transactions across a wide range of industry sectors and are ranked amongst Ireland's Top 10 Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Legal Advisers 2016 (Experian MarketIQ UK and Republic of Ireland M&A Review 2016). 

Our highly regarded corporate lawyers are experienced in all aspects of the sale and purchase of companies and businesses, representing buyers, sellers and private equity providers. Our ability to draw on specialist lawyers in other practice areas means we can deliver the highest standard of legal services in an efficient, user-friendly and responsive manner. We offer legal and business insight and focus on getting the deal done.

M&A services

Our comprehensive legal advisory M&A services include:

  • Legal due diligence review and reporting
  • Share purchase agreement (SPA) drafting and negotiation
  • Tax deed drafting and negotiation
  • Share option/participation scheme review and/or drafting (including patent royalty schemes)
  • Ancillary legal documentation and advisory matters

KEY CONTACT
Feargal Brennan fbrennan@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5276 +353 1 691 5010
THE TEAM      
Neil Keenan nkeenan@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5287 +353 1 691 5010
Sharon McCaffrey smccaffrey@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5278 +353 1 691 5010
RELATED TESTIMONIALS
ByrneWallace’s expertise in private equity work includes transactions in ICT, medical technology and life scien... Legal 500 2017 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A view all related testimonials
According to clients, Sharon McCaffrey has "terrific expertise in corporate governance and company organisation."... Chambers Global 2017 view all related testimonials
ByrneWallace advised Aminex on a placing of €2.3m of new shares; acted for Zalando on the establishment of its ... Legal 500 2016 - Corporate/M&A view all related testimonials
I thought the firm was excellent. The lawyers were responsive and practical, and understood the business issues a... Chambers Europe 2016 - Corporate/M&A view all related testimonials
The team is very responsive, practical in its advice and very good at identifying risks. ... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Corporate M&A view all related testimonials
The team listens well and then offers good practical advice.... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Corporate M&A view all related testimonials
ByrneWallace brings ‘a precision to corporate work that you don’t get from larger firms’. It recently advis... Legal 500 2015 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A view all related testimonials
The team is extremely commercial and great at pushing the deal through." "It offers excellent service and quality... Chambers Europe 2014 - Corporate view all related testimonials
ByrneWallace acted for Azur Pharm on its merger with US life sciences company Jazz Pharmaceuticals, which was a n... Legal 500 2013 - Corporate view all related testimonials
...a forward-thinking firm, as illustrated by its establishment of a new green economy group to serve clients in ... Chambers Global 2010 - Corporate view all related testimonials
ByrneWallace has ‘highly responsive and pragmatic partners’ and a particular niche in pharmaceutical and heal... Legal 500 2010 - Corporate view all related testimonials
RECENT WORK
  • Renatus Capital Partners

    Advised Renatus Capital and Martello Group on their acquisition of Simtech

  • Ocuco Limited

    Advised Ocuco Limited on a €23 million financing from Wells Fargo’s Technology Finance unit and on its acquisition of B&F Group

  • Arconics

    Advised Arconics on its sale to ViaSat

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