Headline deals marked stellar year

15th May, 2016
David Widger, partner and head of corporate, A&L Goodbody

2015 was a stellar year for M&A activity in Ireland. Standout deals saw a number of Irish companies acquired by overseas buyers, and these included drug manufacturer Eirgen being bought by US drugs company Opko for $135 million, Avoca sold to Aramark for €60 million, while the takeover of Avolon by China’s Bohai Leasing was valued at €6.5 billion.

David Widger, head of the corporate department with leading law firm A&L Goodbody, described...

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