Private Equity

Private equity is the investment of capital in a private company, which usually involves acquisition of existing issued securities and/or the subscription for newly issued securities in a new or existing company.

Our Corporate Team offers expert advice and guidance on all types of private equity investments, predominantly buyout capital and development and growth capital, and work with private equity investors, corporate finance houses and management teams.  Our private equity lawyers have extensive experience in negotiating complex industry specific transactions,

Our specific areas of focus include:

Collate information for the data room, formation and management of the data room

Advise on debt financing, refinancing and restructurings

Negotiate complex industry specific corporate joint ventures and share purchase agreements as well as all relevant equity documentation (including, bespoke articles of association, transitional services agreement)

Provide expert advice on key matters, such as board structure, share capital structure, existing shareholders’ arrangements

Provide on-going assistance and support to management on the conduct of the business

Advise on exit mechanism, mainly through trade sale, secondary or subsequent buyout.

What We Do

At MKB Law, our deep understanding of the clients’ businesses and our commercial acumen sets us apart from our peers. We understand the significance of the relationship between the founders, management team and investors in private equity projects, and with that in mind, we offer seamless and pragmatic advice to our clients. Our partners work closely with our clients offering their experience and expertise of the highest calibre.

Gordon McElroy
028 9099 3111

Lynsey Henderson
Associate Director
028 9099 3117

Jose Lazaro
028 9099 3114

Shane Colton
Trainee Solicitor
028 9024 2450

MKB Law understands business. We are pleased to work with clients across a range of sectors, including:


Our experience and expertise allow our team to provide an unrivalled service to all clients.


Our personal understanding ensures our clients are at the forefront of our services.


Our team provides clear legal guidance to complement your business structure.


Our clients span all industries, from technology to agriculture and hospitality to renewables.

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