Joint Ventures and Partnerships

We have market leading experience in advising on a variety of different joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements, partnerships (including PPPs) and other collaborative structures, ranging from conventional style holding company joint ventures, to multi-layered joint ventures, limited and unlimited partnerships and strategic alliances, both for our domestic and international clients, in a wide range of sectors.

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We have advised:

  • Mastercard on the establishment with IBM of the Truata data trust
  • On the establishment of the blockchain joint venture between KBC, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Société Générale, Unicredit, Banco Santander and Nordeas
  • Covanta on its €136 million strategic partnership with Green Investment Group to develop, fund and own energy-from-waste projects in Ireland
  • KKR on its €500 million joint venture with the Irish Strategic Infrastructure Fund to invest in residential development in Ireland
  • Vodafone on its €450 million ‘fibre to the building’ joint venture with the Electricity Supply Board
  • Sankaty on a number of joint ventures to build various Irish residential developments
  • Green REIT on its €300 million limited partnership arrangement with PIMCO to acquire the Central Park property portfolio
  • American Express on the establishment of its global business travel joint venture with an investor group led by Certares
  • Aviva Europe on a complex pan-European shared services arrangement involving the establishment of a European Economic Interest Grouping in Ireland
  • Montreux Equity Partners on an investment and joint venture in relation to Global Consolidated Aesthetics Limited
  • DAA and Aer Rianta International on various joint venture transactions in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America
  • Glanbia on the sale of its Dairy Ingredients Ireland business to a joint venture with its majority shareholder, Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited
  • Covanta on its joint venture with DONG Energy Generation A/S in relation to the €500M Dublin Waste to Energy PPP
  • Hibernia REIT on the acquisition of the interest of Starwood Capital Group in their 50:50 joint venture arrangement, the Windmill Lane Partnership
  • On the establishment of Medco Health Solutions (Ireland) Limited, a joint venture between Medco Health Solutions Inc and United Drug
  • On the establishment of Solaris Mobile Limited, a joint venture between SES Astra and Eutelsat
  • On the establishment of Molecular Medicine Ireland, a joint venture between five third level institutions (UCD, TCD, NUIG, UCC and RCSI) for the purposes of establishing a national body for transitional and molecular medical research
  • The I.R.F.U. and the F.A.I. with respect to its joint venture in relation to the redevelopment of Lansdowne Road