Irish Wave is an evening seminar, in London, for Irish companies interested in learning more about acquiring a business in the UK.

Date: 22 June 2016

Enterprise Ireland’s London office


With an experienced panel including Corporate Finance Advisor’s, Legal and recent Irish Acquirers, the evening will take the form of a 60 minute informative session, followed by Q&A and time for one-one with our panel of experts.
The last 12 months have seen an unusually large number of small to medium sized Irish Companies targeting and acquiring UK companies, as means to expanding market share and expediting growth and value. As we speak, a number of Irish companies, across a broad spectrum of sectors, are seeking acquisitions with typical ticket size £2 to £5 million.
If you are thinking of making an acquisition in the UK, or interested in learning more about the processes involved and how to mitigate any risks, then this is for you.
On June 22th, Enterprise Ireland’s London office will host a unique workshop at 151 Shaftesbury Avenue, where a panel of Advisors will address this trend and the process to include:
 Economic Factors
 The UK Market
 Scope and Criterion
 Targeting and Approaching
 Striking the Deal
 Execution
 Common Findings and Risks
 Financing
 Legal and Taxation implications

The Panel will include:

Brian Murphy (DC Corporate) Brian has 20 years’ experience advising Irish companies through acquisition and now works exclusively on Irish to UK acquisitions. Brian has been at DC since 2014 before which he was a transaction services partner with 2 Big 4 firms in Ireland, UK and Europe.

Dara Murphy (Pharmed Group) Dara is the Finance & Operations Director for the Irish owned Healthcare Distributor Group with a turnover of €25M pa and employing 120 people and with operations in Ireland and the UK.

Guy Cooper (Royal Bank of Scotland) Guy is an Inward Investment Director at RBS, a role which sees him identifying, supporting and originating new to Bank business from outside the UK.

WHEN: Wednesday, 22 June 2016 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST) – Add to Calendar

WHERE: Enterprise Ireland – Shaftesbury House 151 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8AL – View Map

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