Tuesday October 20, 2020

Robust M&A activity in the Irish market

Smaller cap deals are the ones that have a real impact on the Irish economy

17th January, 2016
We’re focusing on how the rebounding economy has affected smaller cap deals in the €50 million or below bracket during 2015

It’s hard to ignore a sum like €172 billion. That’s the size of the largest ‘Irish’ deal during 2015 – the Pfizer acquisition of Irish domiciled Allergan. The tie-up made headlines around the world, predictably shaking loose more indignation from US politicians, eager for a soundbite as that country slowly makes its way towards polling day in the presidential election.

However, it makes little difference on the ground in Ireland....

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