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Maples Group

EXCELLENCE IN DEAL EXECUTION

Our Corporate team in Dublin has acted as counsel on some of the most significant and innovative corporate transactions in the Irish market recently and has advised:

TECHNOLOGY

Accel and Index Ventures on their investment in Tines

Aepona on its acquisition by Intel Corporation

Altify on its sale to Upland Software

Altocloud on its sale to Genesys

AMCS on its acquisitions of Sendr, Brady, Desert Micro, Recy Systems AG, P&L Software, GMT Europe Group and Utilibill

Asavie on its sale to Akamai Technologies

BGF on its investment in Edgescan

Boxever on its investment led by Polaris Partners, and on its sale to Sitecore

Brightflag on its equity fundraising led by One Peak Partners

Buymie on its funding round led by ACT Venture Capital, and its investment led by the Wheatsheaf Group

Cainthus on its funding round from Cargill Inc.

CampusIT on its acquisition by Ellucian

Clavis Insight on its sale to Ascential plc

CurrencyFair on its acquisition of Convoy Payments, its merger with Assembly Payments, and on the investment from Standard Chartered into CurrencyFair

Draper Esprit on moving its listing to the main exchanges in both Dublin and London, on its investments in Sweepr and Roomex, and on its AIM and ESM admission

EasyGo on its funding round led by Rubicon Capital Advisors, DunPort Capital Management and Air Core

Fieldaware on its acquisition by GPS Insight

Finch Capital on its investment in Aylien

First Analysis on its investment in SynergySuite 

Fleetmatics on its NYSE IPO, follow-on offerings and US$2.4bn takeover by Verizon

Host Ireland on its sale to Digital 9 Infrastructure plc

Information Mosaic on its acquisition by Markit

ISIF on its equity investment in Cubic Telecom

Just Eat plc on its acquisition of Eatcity.ie

LearnUpon on its investment by Summit Partners

Luna Systems on its funding from investment consortium

Mercuria Energy Group and Lacerta Partners in its investment in Exergyn Ltd.

Movidius on its sale to Intel Corporation

NearForm on its investment led by Columbia Capital

Persistent Systems on the acquisition of Aepona 

Robotify Labs Ltd. on its sale to Imagine Learning

Rockall Technologies and its shareholders on its sale to Broadridge 

Safefood360 on its sale to LGC

Scopely on its acquisition of DIGIT Game Studios

SportCaller on its sale to Bally's Corporation

ST Engineering on its investment in CloudSphere

Taoglas on its acquisitions of ThinkWireless and Firmwave

Taxamo on its acquisition by Vertex

Teamwork on its Investment from Bregal Milestone

The Icon Group on its sale to Tracsis plc.

Upland Software on its acquisitions of Altify and Interfax Communications

UrbanVolt on its funding round led by Irish Strategic Investment Fund

Vela Games on its Series A funding led by Novator, and investment funding from both IIU and LVP

Version 1 on the sale of a majority stake to Partners Group, the investment by Volpi Capital, and its acquisition of Neueda, Cedar Consulting, Beoley Mill Software, Patech Solutions, Rocela Group, Presidion, and both the buyer and sellers on the sale of Singlepoint to Version 1

Wayflyer on its Series A investment led by Left Lane Capital, its investment round led by QED Investors, and its US$150m Series B funding co-led by DST Global and QED Investors

Welltel on its acquisition of Fulnett Ltd.

Xtralis on its sale to Honeywell 

PRIVATE EQUITY

AMCS on its investment led by Insight Venture Partners

Arachas Corporate Brokers Ltd.'s management team on its sale to Ardonagh, and its acquisition of BJP Insurance

Avoca Capital on its acquisition by KKR 

Avolon Group on its IPO on the NYSE, subsequent take-private by Bohai Leasing and its acquisition of the CIT Group 

BidX1 on the investment by Pollen Street Capital

Carlyle Cardinal Ireland on its investments in Abtran and Carroll's Meats 

Cardinal Capital Group on its investments in Sim Local, the Mowlam Healthcare Group, and Luzern eCommerce Ltd.

Clearlake Capital on its acquisition of Quest Software from Francisco Partners

CoreHR on its sale to the Access Group by JMI Equity and JMI Services

Digital Marketing Institute on an investment led by Spectrum Equity

Fortress on its sale of Falko Regional Aircraft to Chorus Aviation

First Round Capital on its investment in &Open Gifts Ltd.

Francisco Partners on its acquisition of Dell's Software Business, its acquisition of part of IBM Watson Health, and its acquisition of Follett School Solutions

HPS on various investments

JMI Equity and JMI Services on their majority investment in CoreHR 

Marathon Asset Management on various Irish acquisitions and investments 

MML Capital Partners on its growth capital investments in IdentiGEN and Agenda Communications 

Silver Lake Partners on the Irish law aspects of the US$25bn acquisition of Dell Inc. 

Sky Aviation Leasing International on its sale to Goshawk Aviation

Spectrum Equity Investors on the take private of Nasdaq listed Trintech Group plc

Susquehanna Growth Equity on its investments in Phorest and Poppulo

Sysnet Global Solutions on the investments by FTV Capital and True Wind Capital

 

HEALTHCARE

3D4Medical on its sale to Elsevier

Beats Medical on fundraising and various commercial matters 

BGF on the sale of Brindley Healthcare

Docman on its sale to Advanced Computer Software Group

Elkstone on its investment in HealthBeacon

GC Aesthetics on various equity and debt fundraisings 

Great Point Partners on the recapitalistion of SteriPack Group

GW Plastics on its acquisition of Avenue Mould Solutions

ifeel on its Series A funding led by Nauta Capital

iheed on its acquisition by Cambridge Education Group

Nuritas on its Series A Funding Round led by Sandbox Ventures and investment by EIB 

Pharmapod on its investment from the Canadian Pharmacists Association and various commercial matters 

PQ Bypass on the establishment of Irish operations and series A and B investment rounds by Seroba Life Sciences

ProTek Medical on its acquisition by Molex (a Koch Industries division) 

Sharp Fluidics® on the acquisition of the neoClose® device
and all associated IP

Spotlight Oral Care on the €12m Investment from Development Capital Fund

Tech Mahindra on the acquisition of Perigord Life Science Solutions