Mark Talbot

William Fry - Ireland



+353 1 639 5162

Highly regarded



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Equity

Industry sectors:


Mark is a Partner in William Fry’s Corporate Department specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets transactions, including IPOs, ESM/AIM admissions, rights issues, placings and open offers. Mark also advises clients on securities regulation under the Irish Market Abuse, Transparency and Prospectus regimes and on the Irish Takeover Rules and has experience of advising clients in relation to the Central Bank of Ireland’s administrative sanctions procedures.

  • Uniphar on its €150m IPO and admission to the Euronext Growth and AIM markets of Euronext Dublin and the London Stock Exchange, respectively
  • Yew Grove REIT on the establishment of its 100m share issuance programme
  • Smurfit Kappa Group on its response to two unsolicited offers received from International Paper Company 
  • The Department of Finance on a number of capital markets mandates relating to the State's investments in the Irish banking sector, including the €3.4bn IPO by the Minister for Finance of a 28.75% stake in Allied Irish Banks (AIB), the Holdco reorganisations of AIB and Bank of Ireland and the 2015 capital restructuring of AIB
  • The underwriters/bookrunners on the IPOs of Dalata Hotel Group, Greencoat Renewables and Glenveagh Properties

  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A