Bryan Bourke

William Fry - Ireland



+353 1 639 5106

Highly regarded

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Practice areas:

Capital markets : Equity

Industry sectors:

Natural resources

Bryan Bourke is a Partner in William Fry's corporate department. He has extensive experience in corporate transactional work, having advised on some of the largest public and private M&A/takeover deals in Ireland in recent years. He also advises on joint ventures, fundraisings, restructurings and broader corporate governance issues.

Notable transactions Bryan has advised on include:

  • Green Property REIT Ventures on its role as investment manager to Green REIT plc, in the REIT's €300m IPO in 2013 and its subsequent €400m fundraising in 2014;
  • State Street on its acquisition of Goldman Sachs Irish hedge fund administration business;
  • Catalina Holdings Bermuda Limited on its acquisition of HSBC Reinsurance Limited and HSBC Insurance (Ireland) Limited;
  • Allied Irish Banks plc on its sale of AIB Investment Managers to Prescient Holdings;
  • The takeover of Jurys Doyle Hotel Group plc by JDH Acquisitions plc and subsequent sale of Jurys Inns Group;
  • The MBO of J&E Davy from Bank of Ireland.

  • M&A
  • Capital markets: Equity

  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Natural resources