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Matheson Advises IFG Group on Takeover by Epiris

AUTHORs: Padraic Roche, Tim Scanlon Date: 25/03/2019

Matheson is advising financial services firm IFG Group on its recommended takeover by UK private equity firm Epiris.  The deal, which has been valued at £206 million, has been announced today. Through its UK-based units James Hay Partnership and Saunderson House, IFG Group, which has public listings in Dublin and London, provides a range of financial solutions including full platform services, pension administration and independent financial advice. 

Speaking today, Padraic Roche Corporate Partner at Matheson said –

Our dedicated Financial Institutions Group, which contains lawyers with extensive industry experience, corporate transactional experience and regulatory knowledge, is delighted to be working with IFG Group on this significant transaction.

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.  Excellence matters and Matheson’s Corporate Department, led by 24 partners, has unparalleled experience in complex and innovative domestic and international corporate transactions across all industry sectors.