Thomson Reuters recently published an updated Q&A guide to private equity law in Ireland, authored by John Matson and Sophie Frederix.

The Q&A gives a high-level overview of the key practical issues including the level of activity and recent trends in the market; investment incentives for institutional and private investors; the mechanics involved in establishing a private equity fund; equity and debt finance issues in a private equity transaction; issues surrounding buyouts and the relationship between the portfolio company’s managers and the private equity funds; management incentives; and exit routes from investments. Details on national private equity and venture capital associations are also included.

Read the full Q&A here.