Corporate/Commercial

FOD


Flynn O’Driscoll has wide-ranging experience in advising on corporate and commercial transactions, often with a cross-border component. We have advised on many complex and innovative M&A transactions and equity offerings. Our team has a wealth of experience and a remarkable depth of knowledge. Our corporate team also provides a full range of Irish corporate law advice and services to overseas clients doing business in and through Ireland.


Some of our key services include:
•• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Private Equity & Venture Capital
• Joint Ventures & Partnerships
• Shareholder Agreements
• Corporate Reorganisations
• Schemes of Arrangement
• Company Law & Corporate Governance

Flynn O’Driscoll has wide-ranging experience in advising on corporate and commercial transactions, often with a cross-border component. We have advised on many complex and innovative M&A transactions and equity offerings. Our team has a wealth of experience and a remarkable depth of knowledge. Our corporate team also provides a full range of Irish corporate law advice and services to overseas clients doing business in and through Ireland.


Some of our key services include:
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Private Equity & Venture Capital
• Joint Ventures & Partnerships
• Shareholder Agreements
• Corporate Reorganisations
• Schemes of Arrangement
• Company Law & Corporate Governance

Flynn O’Driscoll has wide-ranging experience in advising on corporate and commercial transactions, often with a cross-border component. We have advised on many complex and innovative M&A transactions and equity offerings. Our team has a wealth of experience and a remarkable depth of knowledge. Our corporate team also provides a full range of Irish corporate law advice and services to overseas clients doing business in and through Ireland.


Some of our key services include:
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Private Equity & Venture Capital
• Joint Ventures & Partnerships
• Shareholder Agreements
• Corporate Reorganisations
• Schemes of Arrangement
• Company Law & Corporate Governance

MarketIQ
Busiest M&A Law Firm

Republic of Ireland
2019

Republic of Ireland
2019

Republic of Ireland
2019

Finance Dublin
Deal of the Year

Financial Services
H1 2019

Financial Services
H1 2019

Financial Services
2019

Mergermarket
9th Busiest M&A Law Firm (by deal count above $5m)

Republic of Ireland
2019

Republic of Ireland
2019

Republic of Ireland
2019

Client Testimonials
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Advised in the acquisition of the Green Isle & Donegal Catch businesses

“Flynn O’Driscoll provided excellent legal advice and services to an MBI consortium on a complicated and lengthy acquisition process. The team addressed the advisory, structural and due diligence elements of the transaction and provided a strong balance between technical legal insights and a commercial and pragmatic approach.”

Maurice Hickey, CEO

“Flynn O’Driscoll provided excellent legal advice and services to an MBI consortium on a complicated and lengthy acquisition process. The team addressed the advisory, structural and due diligence elements of the transaction and provided a strong balance between technical legal insights and a commercial and pragmatic approach.”

Maurice Hickey, CEO

“Flynn O’Driscoll provided excellent legal advice and services to an MBI consortium on a complicated and lengthy acquisition process. The team addressed the advisory, structural and due diligence elements of the transaction and provided a strong balance between technical legal insights and a commercial and pragmatic approach.”

Maurice Hickey, CEO

Advised in the sale of BetBright to 888 Holdings

“On what was a very significant transaction for BetBright. The sale of the business to the 888.com group based in Israel, was a complex international transaction. All of the BetBright stakeholders would agree that Flynn O’Driscoll provided a very high quality of corporate legal expertise in guiding the transaction to a successful conclusion.”

Marcus Brennan, CEO & Founder

“On what was a very significant transaction for BetBright. The sale of the business to the 888.com group based in Israel, was a complex international transaction. All of the BetBright stakeholders would agree that Flynn O’Driscoll provided a very high quality of corporate legal expertise in guiding the transaction to a successful conclusion.”

Marcus Brennan, CEO & Founder

“On what was a very significant transaction for BetBright. The sale of the business to the 888.com group based in Israel, was a complex international transaction. All of the BetBright stakeholders would agree that Flynn O’Driscoll provided a very high quality of corporate legal expertise in guiding the transaction to a successful conclusion.”

Marcus Brennan, CEO & Founder

Advised Turmec Teoranta on its MBO backed by Causeway Capital

“What we particularly value is that, in addition to the traditional legal services they provide, Flynn O’Driscoll add value by always thinking about the business and how they can help, whether it be acting as a sounding board on a wide range of matters, offering advice and solutions on non-legal matters, making introductions to appropriate third parties including overseas via their Law Exchange Network or keeping us abreast of any developments in our sector and therefore we see Flynn O’Driscoll as a trusted advisor and an integral part of the team and not just as our solicitors.”

Brian Thornton, CEO Turmec Teoranta

“What we particularly value is that, in addition to the traditional legal services they provide, Flynn O’Driscoll add value by always thinking about the business and how they can help, whether it be acting as a sounding board on a wide range of matters, offering advice and solutions on non-legal matters, making introductions to appropriate third parties including overseas via their Law Exchange Network or keeping us abreast of any developments in our sector and therefore we see Flynn O’Driscoll as a trusted advisor and an integral part of the team and not just as our solicitors.”

Brian Thornton, CEO Turmec Teoranta

“What we particularly value is that, in addition to the traditional legal services they provide, Flynn O’Driscoll add value by always thinking about the business and how they can help, whether it be acting as a sounding board on a wide range of matters, offering advice and solutions on non-legal matters, making introductions to appropriate third parties including overseas via their Law Exchange Network or keeping us abreast of any developments in our sector and therefore we see Flynn O’Driscoll as a trusted advisor and an integral part of the team and not just as our solicitors.”

Brian Thornton, CEO Turmec Teoranta

Advised shareholders on sale of CloudRanger to Druva

“Flynn O’Driscoll did a fantastic job advising on the acquisition of CloudRanger by Druva. Being new to acquisitions, I relied heavily on Flynn O’Driscoll to guide the entire process and felt from start to finish the negotiation were very well managed and I always had a handle on what the challenges were.”

David Gildea, Founder & CEO

“Flynn O’Driscoll did a fantastic job advising on the acquisition of CloudRanger by Druva. Being new to acquisitions, I relied heavily on Flynn O’Driscoll to guide the entire process and felt from start to finish the negotiation were very well managed and I always had a handle on what the challenges were.”

David Gildea, Founder & CEO

“Flynn O’Driscoll did a fantastic job advising on the acquisition of CloudRanger by Druva. Being new to acquisitions, I relied heavily on Flynn O’Driscoll to guide the entire process and felt from start to finish the negotiation were very well managed and I always had a handle on what the challenges were.”

David Gildea, Founder & CEO

Advised Frontline Ventures on its investment in Sweepr Limited

“Flynn O’Driscoll have shown themselves to be very capable dealing with complex shareholder situations and giving guidance to our firm. Communication from Flynn O’Driscoll has always been timely and focused on the key issues making working with them a pleasure.”

Will Prendergast, Founding Partner

“Flynn O’Driscoll have shown themselves to be very capable dealing with complex shareholder situations and giving guidance to our firm. Communication from Flynn O’Driscoll has always been timely and focused on the key issues making working with them a pleasure.”

Will Prendergast, Founding Partner

“Flynn O’Driscoll have shown themselves to be very capable dealing with complex shareholder situations and giving guidance to our firm. Communication from Flynn O’Driscoll has always been timely and focused on the key issues making working with them a pleasure.”

Will Prendergast, Founding Partner

Advised Aviation Corporate Services on its sale to DMS Governance

“Flynn O’Driscoll expertly managed the process and worked constructively with all parties to ensure completion was as smooth as possible. At all times they kept us fully informed and allayed any concerns we had about the process and transaction which allowed us to focus on the continued day to day running of the business.”

Niall McNamara, Managing Director of DMS Structured Finance

“Flynn O’Driscoll expertly managed the process and worked constructively with all parties to ensure completion was as smooth as possible. At all times they kept us fully informed and allayed any concerns we had about the process and transaction which allowed us to focus on the continued day to day running of the business.”

Niall McNamara, Managing Director of DMS Structured Finance

“Flynn O’Driscoll expertly managed the process and worked constructively with all parties to ensure completion was as smooth as possible. At all times they kept us fully informed and allayed any concerns we had about the process and transaction which allowed us to focus on the continued day to day running of the business.”

Niall McNamara, Managing Director of DMS Structured Finance

“The ‘top-notch’ team at Flynn O’Driscoll handles M&A, corporate structuring and commercial transactions, and has ‘excellent business acumen’. Clients include private equity firms, education providers and pharmaceuticals companies. "
The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa
‘The level of access and responsiveness by the partners and associates is top class. Flynn O’Driscoll bring a pragmatic approach to the way they provide solutions.‘
The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa
‘Really good client care and attention to detail – they know what the client needs and remember the details of discussions.‘
The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa
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Selected Recent Corporate Transactions
Advised the management team on Mannings Construction MBO
Advised the management on the City Bin Co. MBO financed Muzinich & Co.
Advised Chill Insurance on its acquisition of Aaran Insurance
Advised in the sale of MTS Security to Convergint Technologies
Advised Lonsdale Capital Partners in the acquisition of Cross Rental Services Group
Advised MML Capital in the acquisition of Sheridan Insurances
Advised Encircle in the acquisition of Sunday Business Post
Advised Alucraft Limited on its sale to Elaghmore Partners
Advised in the sale of Excel Electric Group to Niedax CMS
Meet the Team Leaders
Patrick G Flynn
Chairman
Alan O'Driscoll
Partner
David Ryan
Partner
Gavin Lawlor
Partner
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