Stephen Hegarty

Arthur Cox - Ireland



+353 1 920 1175

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

England & Wales



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Equity

Stephen has considerable experience in acting for large public companies in stock exchange work and securities. He also advises with respect to share schemes and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Arthur Cox, Stephen spent a number of years working in the Commercial Department of an international firm in London, where his practice was mainly focussed on corporate finance.

Some of Stephen’s public company transactional experience includes the following:

  • Fyfffes plc’s €751 million takeover by Sumitomo Corporation;
  • Total Produce plc’s €108 million capital reduction;
  • Aer Lingus Group plc’s €1.4 billion takeover by IAG;
  • NTR plc’s €219 million return of capital and demerger of its wind business;
  • Fyffes plc’s US$1 billion aborted merger with Chiquita Brands International plc.

  • Ireland
  • England and Wales

  • QMC, LL M, London University, 1989
  • BA (Mod), Trinity College, Dublin, 1985