Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year. Irish Law Awards 2022

 

Recent Work

SRS Alert Fire

SRS Alert Fire

SRS Alert Fire has recently joined WTech Fire Group, one of the UK and Ireland’s largest specialist fire protection engineering companies. A Philip Lee team, led by Eoghan Doyle with assistance from Hugo Grattirola and Deirdre Brannigan were delighted to act for SRS...

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Atlas Autoservice

Atlas Autoservice

A Philip Lee team, led by corporate partners Bernard McEvoy and Rebecca McEvoy with assistance from Olivia Creaven and Sarah O'Reilly were pleased to advise Atlas Autoservice on its acquisition of certain depots owned by japanese based tyre manufacturer Bridgestone....

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RSM

RSM

We were delighted to advise the founders of RSM Ireland in relation to a major strategic investment by RSM UK. The Philip Lee team was led by Andreas McConnell with assistance from Tara O'Donoghue, John O'Donoghue, Patrick Walshe, Cian Moriarty, Catriona Walsh and...

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Nomupay

Nomupay

A Philip Lee team led by Andrew Tzialli and Eoghan Doyle, with assistance from Tara O’Donoghue and Aoife McLoughlin, advised Dublin based fintech company, Nomupay, on the acquisition of UK based payment solutions company, Total Processing. The team at Philip Lee wish...

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Locomotive Agency

Locomotive Agency

A Philip Lee team led by Anna Hickey, Andreas McConnell and Daniel Ryan advised Locomotive on this deal, alongside Brock Shipe Klenk PLC. We were pleased to act for Locomotive agency on its recent acquisition of Galway-based digital marketing firm IMS Marketing,...

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Rubicon Partners

Rubicon Partners

A Philip Lee team, led by Eoghan Doyle and Ruairi Mac Cumhaill was pleased to act on behalf of Rubicon Partners on its acquisition of O&S Doors Ltd. The OS Doors deal is the seventh investment made by Rubicon through its institutional fund, Rubicon Partners Fund...

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EirTrade Aviation

EirTrade Aviation

A Philip Lee team, led by Bernard McEvoy, Rebecca McEvoy and Olivia Creaven were delighted to advise EirTrade Aviation on their partnership with Acorn Growth Companies. The partnership will enhance growth opportunities to EirTrade Aviation, while providing greater...

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John Spain Associates

John Spain Associates

A Philip Lee team, led by Bernard McEvoy, Rebecca McEvoy and Olivia Creaven has advised the sellers on the sale of John Spain Associates to ORS. ORS’s acquisition of John Spain Associates is a strategic step towards delivering comprehensive solutions that cater to the...

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iRadio

iRadio

A Philip Lee team led by Inez Cullen and Jonathan Kelly with support from Ronan Dunne, Olivia Creaven and Daniel Hanrahan has advised the shareholders of the iRadio group in the sale of iRadio to Bauer Media Audio. Willie O'Reilly, Chairman at iRadio, said "The board...

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Propylon

Propylon

A Philip Lee team, led by Eoghan Doyle and Keelin Gavagan, with support from Inez Cullen, Simon O'Neill, Patrick Butler and Patrick Egan has advised the sellers on the sale of Propylon to RWS Holdings. Propylon is a Dublin based provider of content creation,...

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Innopharma

Innopharma

A Philip Lee team, led by Andreas McConnell, Anna Hickey and Claudia Macklin, has advised the shareholders of Innopharma Education & Technical Services on a strategic investment by MML Growth Capital Ireland. Innopharma Education deliver third-level qualifications...

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Evergreen Care

Evergreen Care

A Philip Lee team, including Rebecca McEvoy, Tom Conway, Kate McNamara and Olivia Creaven was pleased to act on behalf of Evergreen Care on its acquisition of Esker Ri Nursing Home in Clara, Co. Offaly. Esker Ri Nursing Home is a purpose-built nursing home which...

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Finch Capital and Nomupay

Finch Capital and Nomupay

A Philip Lee team, led by Eoghan Doyle, Hugo Grattirola, Patrick Egan and Patrick Butler were delighted to act on this transaction. NomuPay, a unified payments business formed by VC Finch Capital has now raised $53.6 million funding that it is using to continue...

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Alternative Energy Ireland

Alternative Energy Ireland

A Philip Lee team, led by corporate partners Eoghan Doyle and Inez Cullen, has advised the sellers on the sale of Alternative Energy Ireland to DCC plc. DCC plc is an international sales, marketing, and support services group, based in Dublin. It operates through...

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TINC

TINC

Philip Lee is very pleased to have advised TINC on its investment in a PPP project consisting of the design, building, financing and operation of six university buildings in Ireland. TINC, an infrastructure investor listed on Euronext Brussels, has entered into an...

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JB Barry & Partners

JB Barry & Partners

A Philip Lee team, led by corporate partners Rebecca McEvoy, Bernard McEvoy and associate Olivia Creaven, has advised the sellers on the sale of JB Barry & Partners to French company Egis.  JB Barry is a Dublin headquartered civil engineering business which was...

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Campbell Machinery

Campbell Machinery

Harold Engineering has acquired Campbell Machinery. Established in 1981, Dublin-based Campbell Machinery provides blast cleaning and finishing solutions for a range of surface finishing applications. Engineering company Harold Engineering, also Dublin-based, offers a...

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Brera Holdings PLC

Brera Holdings PLC

Philip Lee, led by Andreas McConnell and Anna Hickey, is pleased to have advised Irish company Brera Holdings PLC on all Irish law matters connected to the initial public offering (IPO) of the company on the Nasdaq. Brera Holdings PLC is the holding company of Italian...

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Advanced Medical Solutions Group

Advanced Medical Solutions Group

Cheshire based Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc (AMS) has acquired Dublin counterpart Connexicon. AMS is a world leading specialist in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of novel, high performance tissue-healing technologies. It is an AIM listed...

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Snigel Web Services

Snigel Web Services

Philip Lee, led by George Kennedy and Andreas McConnell, is pleased to have advised on the sale of a majority stake in leading adtech company Snigel Web Services (Snigel) to London based private equity firm, CBPE Capital. Dublin-headquartered Snigel helps online...

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Health Service Executive

Health Service Executive

We are delighted to have advised the HSE on a public private partnership for the design, build, finance and maintenance of seven community nursing units across Ireland  (the “CNU PPP Project”) which reached financial close on 7 December 2022. Press release available...

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Scientific Laboratory Supplies

Scientific Laboratory Supplies

Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS), the UK’s leading supplier of laboratory equipment, chemicals and consumables, has acquired Dublin-based Sparks Lab Supplies, expanding its product and service offering in the Republic of Ireland. Nottingham headquartered SLS has...

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Groupe RG

Groupe RG

Groupe RG, a major player in the distribution of PPE in France, has acquired PPE specialist MJ Scannell in Ireland. The acquisition forms part of Groupe RG’s development strategy to become the independent and specialist leader of PPE distribution throughout Europe....

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Apleona

Apleona

Apleona, a European market leader in real estate and facility management based near Frankfurt am Main, has signed an agreement to acquire Acacia Facilities Holdings Limited and its subsidiary Acacia Facilities Management Limited. Dublin head-quartered Acacia, which...

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Evergreen Care

Evergreen Care

A Philip Lee team, including Rebecca McEvoy and Tom Conway, was pleased to act on behalf of Evergreen Care on its acquisition of Castlebridge Manor Nursing Home in Co. Wexford. The sale closed on 7 October. Evergreen Care, led by CEO Eamonn Prone, has worked with...

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Element Pictures

Element Pictures

Award-winning Irish film and drama production company Element Pictures has sold a majority stake in its business to global production and distribution giant Fremantle. Completion of the deal took place on 10 May 2022. Co-founded by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe in 2001,...

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Breizon

Breizon

Irish seafood company Breizon has been acquired by Mericq Group, a major player in the fresh seafood industry in France. Based in Rossaveal, County Galway, Breizon has been supplying live, fresh, frozen and cooked shellfish for over 40 years. The company’s fresh and...

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Conjura

Conjura

Leading e-commerce data analytics platform Conjura has raised €15 million in Series A funding. The round was co-led by Act Venture Capital and MiddleGame Ventures, with participation from Tribal VC. Dublin-based Conjura, is pioneering the next generation of e-commerce...

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Delsk

Delsk

International investment company Delsk has sold three of its newly developed nursing homes to Aedifica, a listed company specialising in investments in European healthcare real estate, for approx. €57m. The newly-constructed nursing homes are based in Duleek, Co...

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Alpha Intelligence Capital

Alpha Intelligence Capital

Cork-based data security company Getvisibility has raised €10 million in a Series A funding round which was co-led by Alpha Intelligence Capital and Fortino Capital. Founded in 2018, Getvisibility uses artificial intelligence to manage clients’ data and enables them...

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Skelligs Chocolate

Skelligs Chocolate

Kerry-based chocolate and confectionery producer, Skelligs Chocolate, has been acquired from owner Colm Healy by a business entity connected to the McKillen Corporation. Skelligs Chocolate currently employs approximately 25 people and makes a range of confectionery...

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Veeqo

Veeqo

Welsh-based software company Veeqo has been acquired by Amazon. Built on 30+ e-commerce and shipping integrations, Veeqo offers inventory and fulfillment tools for e-commerce sellers including order, shipping, and warehouse management capabilities. The company’s tools...

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Torquay Capital

Torquay Capital

Torquay Capital has completed its acquisition of Alexandra Dental, a group of dental clinics in Limerick city, Shannon, Claremorris and Roscommon town. The buyout vehicle raised debt and equity of €5 million to take over the Alexandra group and launch the brand...

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Wrkit

Wrkit

Irish founded employee engagement platform Wrkit and its entire product set has been sold to British employee benefits software company Benefex. Benefex, part of the Bain Capital-backed Zellis Group, is a leading provider of human resources, payroll software and...

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Hire Purchase Information DAC

Hire Purchase Information DAC

Credit bureau and business information company CRIF has acquired 73 per cent control of Irish motor finance checks specialist Hire Purchase Information (HPI) for an undisclosed sum from several banks and finance companies. Founded in 1948, HPI holds a register of...

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Power Capital Renewable Energy

Power Capital Renewable Energy

Irish photovoltaic solar farm developer Power Capital Renewable Energy (PCRE) is to invest €140 million in six ready-to-build solar farms across Ireland following the company’s acquisition of the solar farm sites from Renewable Energy Systems for an undisclosed sum....

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Crow Rock Capital

Crow Rock Capital

Leading digital therapeutics company HealthBeacon has raised €6 million from Elkstone and Crow Rock Capital to bring total investment to date to €25 million. Headquartered in Dublin, HealthBeacon provide technology solutions to help patients better adhere to their...

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Corrib Oil

Corrib Oil

Service station and oil distribution provider Corrib Oil has announced it is to buy forecourt retailer H2 Group. Corrib Oil, comprising Corrib Retail and Corrib Distribution, will acquire 13 retail sites based across the south and east of Ireland, expanding Corrib...

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OQEMA

OQEMA

German chemical distributor OQEMA has acquired Casoria in Ireland. Based in Co. Cavan, Casoria is a distributor of a range of chemicals and metals to the Irish market. Casoria’s management team will remain in place and the company will join OQEMA’s Western Hub which...

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WALR

WALR

Fast growing ‘ResTech’ company WALR is marking its first-year anniversary with the acquisition of technology business QuenchTec. The combined business, whose technology enables all aspects of the data collection process for insight professionals, will have an initial...

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Alliance Automotive Group UK

Alliance Automotive Group UK

Philip Lee was delighted to provide Irish law advice to Alliance Automotive Group UK (AAG) on its acquisition of Dublin-based J&S Automotive Distributors. The cross-border transaction involved working closely with Multilaw firms Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP and...

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Kitchen World

Kitchen World

Advised the shareholders of Kitchen World on the sale of Kitchen World to Eomanna Holdings Ltd. Kitchen World is one of Ireland’s leading branded fitted kitchen designers, manufacturers and suppliers. The business has a retail store network and also supplies the...

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Novellus Therapeutics

Novellus Therapeutics

Biopharmaceutical company Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics has completed its acquisition of engineered cellular medicine company Novellus Therapeutics Limited. This acquisition advances Brooklyn’s evolution into a platform company with a pipeline of next-generation...

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SL Controls

SL Controls

Irish specialist software integration firm, SL Controls, has been acquired by NNIT Group, a leading Danish supplier of IT services to the global life sciences industry. The acquisition of SL Controls will further strengthen NNIT’s solutions within production IT and...

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Finch Capital

Finch Capital

AI company Webio has announced that it has raised €1.5 million in investment in a pre-Series A funding round. Founded in 2016, Webio assists clients in the financial services, insurance and other sectors to communicate with their customers on sensitive subjects such...

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Digital 9 Infrastructure plc

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc

Philip Lee was delighted to advise Digital 9 Infrastructure plc in connection with its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange. The day following its admission to the exchange on 31 March 2021 the company will complete the acquisition of all of the shares...

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Finch Capital

Finch Capital

Financial management software company, AccountsIQ, has raised €5.8m in a new funding round. The financing was led by Amsterdam-headquartered Finch Capital, a venture capital firm that is a partner with Enterprise Ireland in a €20m fintech-focused fund. AccountsIQ is...

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JSM Group

JSM Group

Private equity investor, Rutland Partners, has completed its investment in JSM Group, a UK-based market leading infrastructure services provider to the critical digital communications and power sectors. JSM provides services across multiple areas including FTTP (Fibre...

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