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15 February 20222 minute read

Corporate in Ireland

DLA Piper is the leading global law firm in Ireland and is the number one M&A firm in the world, having advised on more transactions than anyone else in each of the last eleven years (source: Mergermarket).

Éanna Mellett heads up Dublin’s Corporate team of seven Partners and Legal Directors. Matt Cole, Partner, leads the Dublin office’s Equity Capital Markets team, assisted by Senior Associate, Steven Duggan.

As the number one M&A firm in the world, DLA Piper has access to more deal data than any other firm. Our annual Global M&A Intelligence Report is based on an analysis of key deal terms in over 3,200 M&A and private equity transactions on which we advised since 2015.

If you are considering a transaction in Ireland or beyond or if you have any queries, please contact us at the links below.

2021 MergerMarket

We have been global leaders for over a decade and in just two years we've risen to number 8 in Ireland.

M&A (by deal count)

  • #1 Global M&A (for the twelfth consecutive year)
  • #1 European M&A (for the ninth consecutive year)
  • #1 UK M&A (for the twelfth consecutive year)
  • #3 US M&A

Private Equity (by deal count)

  • #1 Europe Private Equity – Buyouts & Exits combined
  • #1 Europe Private Equity – Exits (for the fourth consecutive year)

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