Posted on 23 February 2016
Eugene F. Collins acts for Capital Bars Group in its merger with the Mercantile Group. Two of Dublin’s leading hospitality venue operators have agreed to merge their businesses creating one of the country’s largest hospitality group. The merger completed recently and we’ll see the new group control 12 entertainment venues in Dublin including; The Mercantile Hotel, The George, Opium, The Green Hen, Pichet, Marcels, Howl at the Moon and Whelans.
Funding was provided by AIB. Eugene F. Collins advised on all aspects of the merger which involved members from its corporate department, property department, banking group and employment group.
Posted on 13 February 2016
Eugene F. Collins acted for Seamus McGuinness of Prim-Ed Publishing Limited, operating through his vehicle Ross Meadow Holdings Limited, in the acquisition of a Publishing group based in Australia, RIC Publications. RIC Publications has subsidiaries in New Zealand, Malaysia and South Africa.
The funding was provided by AIB and MML Growth Capital Partners. EFC’s team of advisers comprised members from its Corporate Department and Banking Group.