Matheson is pleased to have advised Waystone, a leading provider of institutional governance, risk, and compliance services to the asset management industry, on two transformational transactions, an investment by Montagu and Hg and its subsequent acquisition of KB Associates.
Our Corporate M&A team, led by partner Brian McCloskey and senior associates Enda Garvey and Robert Maloney Derham advised Waystone Group, on the completion of an investment by Montagu, a leading private equity firm, and Hg, a leading global software and services investor, who will join as a strategic investor and joint shareholder, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.
A cross-departmental team led by partner Caroline Kearns and senior associates Enda Garvey and Eugene Reavey advised Waystone on its acquisition of KB Associates, a leading professional services firm specialising in the provision of management company, governance, regulatory and related consulting services to the asset management industry.
Brian McCloskey, Corporate M&A Partner at Matheson commented: “We are delighted to have worked with Waystone on further milestone transactions for the group. Waystone is a great example of an Irish company with a global reach leading the way in the asset management industry, a vital part of Ireland’s broader financial services sector”
With a wealth of experience across our six partner led offices worldwide and a dedicated 100 person Corporate Department, Matheson has some of the most experienced corporate lawyers in Ireland. These transactions are further examples of the strength and depth across our market leading Corporate M&A, Asset Management and Financial Regulatory teams, and our experience delivering for clients on complex and innovative M&A transactions in the fund administration industry.
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