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Matheson Advises An Post

Services: Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Date: 31/07/2023

A Matheson Corporate M&A team, led by partner Madeline McDonnell and senior associate Jenny Keenan, is delighted to be advising An Post on its agreement to sell its shareholding in Premier Lotteries Ireland DAC (PLI), the licensed operator of the Irish National Lottery, to La Française des Jeux (FDJ).  As part of the transaction, PLI's other shareholders, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board and the An Post Pension Fund, will also sell their shareholdings in PLI to FDJ.

The Matheson team includes partner Kate McKenna, associates Ciara Finnan and Sinead Loughran, solicitor Niamh L. Gallagher and trainee Lucy Brown.

Closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by the regulator of the Irish National Lottery.

As one of Ireland's leading law firms, Matheson has some of the most experienced corporate lawyers in Ireland.  Matheson's corporate team consists of 37 partners and over 120 lawyers, with more Corporate M&A lawyers ranked by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal500 than any other Irish law firm.


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