Matheson is advising Bauer Media Group, one of the world's largest privately-owned media businesses with assets worldwide, in relation to its agreement to acquire Cork's Red FM 104-106. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals.

The Matheson team was led on the corporate M&A side by corporate partner Brian McCloskey, Opens in new windowcorporate senior associate Rob Barrett and corporate solicitor Dan McAleese and, on the competition and regulatory side, by partner Niall Collins and senior associate Simon Shinkwin.

Rob Barrett commented: "We are delighted to have assisted Bauer Media Group on this strategic acquisition. We look forward to working with Bauer Media Group in the future as it continues to grow its Irish business."

With a wealth of experience across our six partner led offices worldwide and a dedicated 100 person Corporate Department, Matheson has some of the most experienced corporate lawyers in Ireland. This transaction is a further example of the strength and depth across our market leading Corporate M&A and Competition & Regulatory teams, as well as our experience delivering for clients on complex and innovative domestic and international corporate transactions across all industry sectors.