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Private Equity is Paying Premiums to Lock Up Exclusivity in Quickfire Deals - An Irish Independent Article
A&L Goodbody LLP, July 2021

Cash-rich private equity funds are paying extra to get priority access to acquisition targets in the Irish market, accelerating an already active market for deals. The buyers are cutting back on due diligence time to complete deals within short exclusivity windows rather than get into drawn-out bidding processes with rival bidders...

ALG Advises SHV Energy on Sale of Balcas
A&L Goodbody LLP, May 2021

Our Belfast office has advised SHV Energy on the sale of Co Fermanagh-based timber business Balcas to Glennon Brothers, subject to approval from competition regulators. The ALG transaction team was led by Corporate partners Peter Stafford and David Rowan...

ALG Advises on Seventh Wind Farm Acquisition for Greencoat
A&L Goodbody, March 2020

Our Belfast office recently advised Greencoat UK Wind on its acquisition of the Slieve Divena II wind farm from SSE Renewables – the seventh wind farm we have purchased for Greencoat in the last six years...

A&L Goodbody Named 'Northern Ireland Corporate Law Firm of the Year'
A&L Goodbody, March 2018

A&L Goodbody has been named 'Corporate Law Firm of the Year' at the Insider Dealmaker Awards, held last night in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. The award was once again presented to A&L Goodbody in recognition of its involvement in some of the most significant deals in 2017, including the sale of Vita Liberata to Crown Laboratories and sale of Moy Park to Pilgrim's Pride...

A&L Goodbody wins intellectual property award
A&L Goodbody, March 2018

A&L Goodbody has been named 'Ireland (Contentious) Firm of the Year 2018' by the leading international publication Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), at an awards ceremony in London. Having previously been awarded Irish law firm of the year in 2016, 2014 and 2013 by MIP, this accolade reinforces the firm's strength and reputation in this field...

Irish M&A deals up in 2017 as A&L Goodbody tops legal rankings for sixth year running
A&L Goodbody, February 2018

A&L Goodbody has been ranked the number one Irish law firm for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by deal volume in 2017 by each of the international publications – Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, Mergermarket and Experian Corpfin. This is the sixth year running that the firm has advised on more M&A deals than any other Irish law firm...

Julian Yarr re-elected for third term as Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody
A&L Goodbody, January 2018

Julian Yarr has been elected by the partners of A&L Goodbody to serve a third term as Managing Partner. The term will start from 1 May 2018 and run for four years. Catherine Duffy, Chairman of A&L Goodbody said: "The leadership and direction provided by Julian since 2010 has contributed hugely to the success of our firm...

Brand Identity refresh for A&L Goodbody
A&L Goodbody, October 2017

A&L Goodbody, one of Ireland's leading corporate law firms, has refreshed its brand image. This will help further develop and modernise how we present to our clients, markets and people. The project includes a new logo and visual identity which went live on Monday 23rd October...

A&L Goodbody named Ireland's Law Firm of the Year 2016
A&L Goodbody, May 2016

A&L Goodbody has been named "Ireland's Law Firm of the Year 2016" by the international legal publication Chambers Europe at an awards ceremony in London. The annual Chambers Europe Awards recognises law firms across Europe for their notable achievements including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client services...

A&LG named European Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer European Awards 2015
A&L Goodbody, March 2015

The firm also named Irish Law Firm of the Year and wins the European Banking & Finance Deal of the Year award. A&L Goodbody has become the first Irish law firm to win the prestigious European Law Firm of the Year award at The Lawyer publication's annual European Awards 2015...

A&L Goodbody Advises on "Deals of the Year 2014"
A&L Goodbody, April 2014

A&L Goodbody advised on six of the winning deals across seven categories in "Deals of the Year 2014" published by Finance Dublin. The Firm's role in these winning deals once again endorses A&L Goodbody's reputation for working on some of the most innovative, complex and challenging assignments in the market...

A&L Goodbody wins Legal Advisor of the Year for Ireland
A&L Goodbody, December 2013

A&L Goodbody has been awarded 'Legal Advisor of the Year' for Ireland at the Financial Times and Mergermarket European M&A Awards Ceremony in London. The awards recognise excellence in corporate, private equity, banking and legal M&A expertise across a number of European jurisdictions...

A&LG Win Best Management of Knowledge Award at The Lawyer Management Awards
A&L Goodbody, November 2013

A&L Goodbody has won the award for Best Management of Knowledge for our client-facing knowledge initiatives at The Lawyer Management Awards. The Firm was the only Irish law firm shortlisted at the awards, and in their category faced competition from some of the largest London City firms...

A&L Goodbody Acts in the Establishment of a Property Fund to Develop Dublin's South Docks
A&L Goodbody, August 2013

It was announced today that parties affiliated with Los Angeles-headquartered alternative investment manager, Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”), Irish based property and construction group Bennett (“Bennett Group”) and NAMA will combine their respective ownership of land with a development potential of up to 50,000 sq. metres in Dublin’s South Docks...

A&L Goodbody Appoints Seven New Partners
A&L Goodbody, June 2013

A&L Goodbody has announced the appointment of seven new Partners across a range of specialist areas in its Dublin and Belfast offices. Commenting on the appointment, Julian Yarr, Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody said "Ireland has been through a transformational and challenging period in recent years...

A&L Goodbody - No. 1 Irish Law Firm for M&A deals in 2012
A&L Goodbody, February 2013

A&L Goodbody has been ranked Ireland’s top law firm for Mergers and Acquisitions for 2012, according to each of the leading international research publications - Mergermarket, Bloomberg, CorpFin and Thomson Reuters*. According to Mergermarket, A&L Goodbody advised on a total of 25 M&A transactions in 2012, including all of the announced transactions with a value of more than €500m...

A&L Goodbody invites you to join us for a Fireside Conversation with a leading panel from the international tech sector
A&L Goodbody, October 2012
California, United States of America

A&L Goodbody extends a warm welcome to you to join a leading pabel of thought leaders in the technology sectors across Europe and the US in the Garden Hotel in Palo Alto for a post-election "Fireside Conversation" of the topic of "Perspectives on the tech sector in Europe and the US...

Irish Government Announces Plans for Sale of State Assets
A&L Goodbody, February 2012

The Irish Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has this morning issued a press release in relation to the State asset disposal programme to which the Irish Government has committed under the EU/IMF Irish financial support package. A link to the announcement can be found here...

Appointment - New York Resident Partner
A&L Goodbody, May 2011

I am delighted to announce the expansion of our practice in the United States with the appointment of Cian McCourt as resident partner in New York. Cian will, along with other members of the Firm's US Group based in Ireland further develop the Firm's service to US clients...

Triple Success for A&L Goodbody at International Awards
A&L Goodbody, October 2007

A&L Goodbody has received international recognition for its contribution to knowledge management and use of information technology at the prestigious Managing Partners’ Forum (MPF) European Practice Management Awards held at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London on Wednesday, 10th October...

A&L Goodbody, December 2004

A&L Goodbody has retained its position as the No. 1 Irish law firm for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity. The preliminary 2004 findings, published today by mergermarket, reveal that A&L Goodbody advised on a total of 24 M&A deals valued at €2.6 billion. The results also list A&L Goodbody as the only Irish firm to be ranked in the top 50 global law firms for M&A activity...

Funds Industry in Ireland Exceeds US$500 Billion for First Time Ever A&L Goodbody advises on over 25% of total net assets
A&L Goodbody, October 2004

The funds industry in Ireland has exceeded US$500 billion (over €410 Billion), according to the latest edition of Fitzrovia International’s Dublin Fund Encyclopaedia. A&L Goodbody remains the leading legal adviser by net asset value, representing funds in excess of US$149 billion, i.e. 25.8% of all funds in the Irish market...

Irish Seafood Cracks US Market in Largest Organic Seafood Deal in Irish History
A&L Goodbody, August 2003

A&L Goodbody, Ireland’s leading law firm, has just closed a major international distribution deal for Dublin based Emerald Isle Global Trading Limited (EIGT) with Wild Oats Markets, a nationwide chain of natural and organic foods markets in the U.S. and Canada...



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