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Matheson Advises Macquarie Capital on Viatel Acquisition

Services: Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Date: 29/02/2024

Matheson LLP is delighted to have advised Macquarie Capital Principal Finance, alongside Travers Smith, in connection with its investment in leading-edge digital technology and cyber security company, Viatel Technology Group Limited. 

A cross-departmental Matheson team was led by Corporate M&A and Private Equity partner Sandie Lord, senior associates Katherine Hall and Jenny Keenan and associate Niamh L Gallagher.

Sandie Lord, partner in the firm's Private Equity team commented: 

"We are delighted to have supported the Macquarie Capital team on this deal.  It is a significant transaction in the Irish M&A market and is another great example of how domestic Irish companies are an attractive proposition to the most significant Private Equity players globally."

This strategic investment by Macquarie Capital Principal Finance will fuel Viatel’s continued organic and acquisition driven expansion bringing their experience developing fast growing digital service providers to the Irish market, and helping Viatel to unlock a wider range of growth opportunities in Ireland and internationally.

As Ireland's largest law firm, Matheson LLP has some of the most experienced corporate, tax and finance and capital market lawyers in Ireland.  Excellence matters and Matheson's corporate department has unrivalled experience in advising international private equity clients across all industry sectors, making the firm uniquely positioned to partner with clients to successfully deliver these types of transactions.


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