Bryan Bourke - William Fry

Bryan Bourke

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 353 1 639 5106

Bryan Bourke is the Managing Partner of William Fry. 

Bryan has extensive experience in corporate transactional work, having advised on some of the largest public and private M&A/takeover deals in Ireland in recent years.  He also advises on joint ventures, fundraisings, restructurings and broader corporate governance issues.

Notable transactions Bryan has advised on include:

  • Green Property REIT Ventures on its role as investment manager to Green REIT plc, in the REIT's €300m IPO in 2013 and its subsequent €400m fundraising in 2014
  • State Street on its acquisition of Goldman Sachs Irish hedge fund administration business 
  • Catalina Holdings Bermuda Limited on its acquisition of HSBC Reinsurance Limited and HSBC Insurance (Ireland) Limited
  • Allied Irish Banks plc on its sale of AIB Investment Managers to Prescient Holdings 
  • The takeover of Jurys Doyle Hotel Group plc by JDH Acquisitions plc and subsequent sale of Jurys Inns Group
  • The MBO of J&E Davy from Bank of Ireland

Additional Information

Related Practice Areas
  • Corporate/ M&A
  • Financial Regulation
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Joint Ventures, Shareholder Structures & Partnerships
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Office Location

Two Grand Canal Square
Dublin, 2

Practice Areas

Capital Markets Law
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law