Alan Chiswick



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Alan Chiswick is a partner in the Corporate Department at Matheson specialising in mergers and acquisitions.

Alan's experience includes public and private company mergers, take-overs and acquisitions (both domestic and cross-border), equity fundraisings, joint ventures, reorganisations and corporate advisory work.

Prior to joining Matheson Alan worked at Allen & Overy in London and in-house for a listed technology company.

Experience Highlights

Alan has advised:

  • Abtran on the investment by Carlyle Cardinal Ireland
  • Apax on the sale of King Digital Entertainment plc to Activision Blizzard
  • on the sale of two wind farm developments to financial buyers
  • Insight Venture Partners on its investments in AMCS and Fenergo
  • Three Ireland on its acquisition of O2 Ireland.
  • Apax, a major shareholder, in relation to the initial public offering by King Digital Entertainment PLC on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Monaghan Mushrooms on the purchase of Walkro from Bencis Capital Partners
  • Beam Inc. on the purchase of Cooley Distillery PLC
  • the sellers on the sale of Data Electronics Group to Telecity Group Plc
  • the ZJF Group on its acquisition of Firecomms Limited, the first acquisition of an Irish high-tech company by a Chinese corporation
  • Mitie Group PLC on the acquisition of Dalkia's Irish soft facilities management business
  • Syncreon and its shareholders on the investment by GenNx360 Capital Partners
  • BC Partners on the Irish aspects of the €600 million acquisition of the Spotless Group
  • FEXCO (the specialist provider of financial transaction processing and outsourcing services) on its €24 million purchase of Goodbody Stockbrokers from Allied Irish Banks Plc
  • Verint Systems Inc on its acquisition of Iontas Limited
  • large pharmaceutical company on a long term CIS JV with a leading medical device manufacturer
  • two leading pharmaceutical companies on their purchases of large pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Ireland
  • EcoSecurities Group plc in defending a hostile takeover bid from Guanabara Holdings BV and the subsequent recommended offer from Carbon Acquisition Company Limited
  • Beacon Medical Group on the acquisition by UPMC Ireland Limited of a majority ownership of Dublin's Beacon Hospital

Alan Chiswick is "excellent at negotiating share purchase agreements".
European Legal 500 2018

Alan Chiswick is listed as a notable practitioner.
IFLR1000 2018

Alan Chiswick is recommended.
European Legal 500 2017

International Law Office Client Choice Award Winner for M&A 
ILO Client Choice Awards 2016

Recommended for Corporate and Commercial.
European Legal 500 2014

Alan Chiswick is described as "approachable and pragmatic".
European Legal 500 2013


University of London, Kings College (LLB)

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