Shane O'Donnell

William Fry - Ireland



+353 1 639 5112

Highly regarded

Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Capital markets : Equity

Shane is Head of William Fry’s Corporate Department. He has been involved in a number of significant acquisitions, joint venture, venture fund, fundraising and take-private transactions on behalf of Irish and international clients (both public and private). Shane is also the Head of William Fry's Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Department.

  • Linde AG on its proposed $70bn merger with US industrial group Praxair Inc 
  • Blue Tree Systems Limited on its sale to Orbcomm Technology Ireland Limited a wholly owned subsidiary of Orbcomm Inc
  • UBS AG, on the sale of its alternative fund services business to Mitsubishi UFS Financial Group
  • the shareholders of Silicon & Software Systems Limited on the sale of its TV Technology division to Accenture
  • VAT IT Group in relation to its acquisition of the VAT Reclaim business of Meridian Global Services
  • Morgan Stanley on its role as Sponsor and Financial Adviser to bookmaker Paddy Power on its all-share merger with UK rival, Betfair and also in relation to the takeover of Yahoo by Verizon

  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A

  • Food and beverage