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Ciarán is a partner in the Corporate and M&A Group.

Ciaran has a broad-based corporate and commercial practice concentrating on mergers and acquisitions (public and private), joint ventures, private equity and securities law.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising Applegreen plc on its acquisition of a majority interest in Welcome Break Holdings Ltd
  • Advising CapVest on the sale of Mater Private Hospital Group to Infravia
  • Advising LacPatrick Co-op on its merger with Lakeland Dairies
  • Advising Origin Enterprises plc on its acquisition of a 65% interest in Fortgreen Commercial Agricola Ltd and a 20% shareholding in Ferrari E Zagatto Cia Ltd (Brazil)
  • Advising GE Capital on the sale of its residential mortgage loan business to Pepper Home Loans/ Goldman Sachs
  • Advising Glanbia plc on the sale of its Dairy Ingredients Ireland division to a joint venture with its major shareholder Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited (€500 million)
  • Advising Applegreen plc on its IPO and admission of its shares to trading on the AIM in the London Stock Exchange and the ESM in the Irish Stock Exchange and on its share placing in 2017
  • Advising Vodafone Ireland on a joint venture with ESB (SIRO) for the installation of fibre optic cables on ESB’s power networks
  • Advising Valeo Foods Group (a private equity backed group) on its acquisitions of Batchelors, Odlums and Jacob Fruitfield and the ambient food division of DCC plc
  • Advising The management of IBI Corporate Finance on their management buyout from Bank of Ireland


+353 1 920 1230

Ten Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
D02 T380

  • BA (Mod), 1986, Trinity College Dublin
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland 1990
  • Member of Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland

Ciarán Bolger “has deep knowledge of our company and the food sector in general. He is always available and is adept at problem solving when issues arise.”

IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2019

Ciarán Bolger “brings that deep knowledge and experience due to the fact he has been involved in a lot of high-profile corporate transactions in Ireland.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2019

Ciarán Bolger is an “Eminent Practitioner.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

Ciarán Bolger is a “Leading Individual.”

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2018

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