Aidan specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and equity capital markets transactions and on corporate advisory work. Aidan has experience advising on domestic and cross border transactions in a number of industries including the pharma/healthcare, tech, financial services, agri-food and drink, waste management, energy, logistics and betting and gaming sectors. Aidan has advised on some of the largest and most high profile M&A and equity capital markets transactions in Irish corporate history. 

Key highlights include advising:

  • Allied Irish Banks plc on its purchase of a €6.5 billion performing tracker mortgage portfolio from Ulster Bank.
  • Finance Ireland in relation to its 2022 equity investment by PIMCO and M&G.
  • Lucey Transport Logistics on its 2022 sale to DFDS A/S.
  • Grant Thornton on its acquisition of a majority stake in regtech company Valid8Me.
  • Prodieco Advanced Engineering Solutions on its sale to Agilitas Private Equity.
  • Allied Irish Banks plc on its purchase of Ulster Bank’s €4.2 billion corporate and commercial banking division.
  • Ballytherm on its sale to Unilin/Mohawk-owned Xtratherm.
  • Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management company, on its sale to Macquarie Infrastructure.
  • C&C Group plc on the sale of its Tipperary Water Cooler business to Waterlogic.
  • Enva Environmental Group/Exponent on its acquisition of Rilta and ClearCircle Environmental Group.
  • Lakeland Dairies on its merger with LacPatrick Co-op and on its acquisition of Fane Valley’s dairy business.
  • Allied Irish Banks plc on its €3.4bn IPO and on its establishment by scheme of arrangement of AIB Group plc.
  • North Cork Dairy Co-op on its mergers with Feale Bridges and Newtownsandes dairy co-ops.
  • Fattal Hotels on its acquisition, with Pandox AG, of the Jurys Inn Group.
  • Aurivo on its acquisition of My Goodness Shakes.
  • Ervia/Bord Gais on its €1.12 billion privatisation and consortium sale to Brookfield, Centrica and ICON Infrastructure.
  • Ladbrokes plc on its acquisition of Betdaq betting exchange and Chronicle Bookmakers.
  • Issuers and underwriting banks on IPOs and capital raisings for AIB, Aer Lingus, Smurfit Kappa, Greencore Group, Hibernia REIT, IRES REIT, Hostelworld, Aminex, PetroNeft Resources and IFG Group.