Corporate M&A Partners, Fergus Bolster and Brian McCloskey co-author the Irish chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions 2018. The chapter provides a practical insight into Irish public company M&A, covering a range of topics including the mechanics of acquisition, friendly and hostile transactions, stakebuilding, deal protection and target defences. The authors would like to thank Susan Carroll and Patrick Kelly for their input and assistance in the preparation of this chapter. Susan is an Associate in Matheson's Corporate M&A Group, based in Dublin; Patrick is a Trainee Solicitor in the Dublin office.
Reproduced with permission from the International Comparative Legal Guide. This article was first published in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2018.
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