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Our recent transactions and advisory work includes the following:

Capital Raising – Equity & Debt
Early Stage Financings (<€1m)Venture Capital / Later Stage FinancingsDebt Financings
Early Stage Financings (<€1m)
Leaf Investments

leaf-investments Advising Leaf Investments and Howzat Partners in financing for MyOnlineSchool – January 2015.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for VSware – January 2014.
Advising Leaf Investments on financings for Tute Education (UK) – October 2014 and January 2015.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for LanguageLabs (UK) – December 2013.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for SureWash – November 2013.

Cesanta Software

Cesanta Software Advising Cesanta Software in financing by ACT Venture Capital – January 2015.

Ludex

Advising Ludex on financing with Enterprise Ireland – March 2016.

Optimal Outputs

Optimal Outputs Advising Optimal Outputs on financing by private investors – August 2015.

CFW Recruitment

CFW Recruitment Advising private investors on financing for CFW Recruitment – August 2015.

Video Elephant

Video Elephant Advising Video Elephant on financing with AIB Funds, ACT Venture Capital and private investors – June and December 2015.

D.A. Renewable Energy Technology

D.A. Renewable Energy Technology Advising D.A. Renewable Energy Technology on financing with Enterprise Ireland – June 2015.

Boards.ie

Boards.ie Advising Boards.ie on financing – June 2015.

Score Music Interactive

Score Music Interactive Advising Score Music Interactive / Xhail on financing with private investors – November 2014.

Intalex

Intalex Advising Intalex on financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – August 2014.

Zappy
Zappy
Advising Zappy on financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – August 2014.

Popdeem
Popdeem

Advising investor in Popdeem on financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – May 2014.

Hail Studios
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advised Hail Studios

Advising Hail Studios on financing with Enterprise Ireland – February 2014.

Exergyn

Exergyn Advising Exergyn on financing with private investors – July 2013.
Advising Exergyn on initial financing with Enterprise Ireland and Crowley Carbon – December 2012.

Soundwave

soundwave Advising Soundwave on financing with US and Irish private investors – June 2013.

Smartbin

smartbin
Advising SmartBin on financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – June 2015.
Advising Smartbin on financing with Irish private investors – May 2013.

Story Toys
story-toys
Advising Enterprise Equity (AIB Seed Capital Fund Limited Partnership) and Leaf Investments on financing for Story Toys – April 2013.

Empowertheuser
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Advising Leaf Investments on financing for ETU (Empowertheuser) – November 2012.
Cluey
cluey

Advising Cluey on initial financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – March 2013.

BriteBill

brite-bill Advising private investors on financing for BriteBill – February 2013.
Advising private investors on follow-on financing for BriteBill – December 2013.

Feedback Software

Advising Feedback Software on initial financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – January 2013.

IDA Technology

Advising IDA Technology on establishment, capitalisation and financing matters – October 2012.

aMUSE

Advising Irish investors on financing of aMUSE (UK) – September 2012.

Saas Markets

saas-markets Advising Saas Markets on financings with Sysnet Saas – January 2012.

Ergono IP

Advising Ergono IP on initial financing with private investors – January 2012.

TeamTraders

teamtraders Advising TeamTraders on initial capitalisation and financing – January 2012.

Venture Capital / Later Stage Financings
Soundwave

soundwave
Advising Soundwave on financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – September 2014.

Brightflag

Brightflag Advising Shine Analytics t/a Brightflag on financing with private investors and Enterprise Ireland – November 2015 and March 2016.

Glofox

Glofox Advising Zappy t/a as Glofox on financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – July and December 2015.

Immersive VR

Immersive VR Advising Immersive VR on financing private investors – May 2015.

Hub Controls

Hub ControlsAdvising private investors on financing for Hub Controls – April 2015.

Cesanta Software

Cesanta Software Advising Cesanta Software on financing by ACT Venture Capital – January 2015.

Score Music Interactive

Score Music Interactive Advising Score Music Interactive t/a Xhail on financing with private investors – November 2014.

Grafton Group

Grafton Group Advising Grafton Group on financing with private investors – June 2014.

Smartbin

smartbin Advising SmartBin on financing with private investors – April 2014.

Exergyn

Exergyn
Advising Exergyn on financing by private investors – March 2015.
Advising Exergyn on financing with private investors – July 2013.
Advising Exergyn on financing with Enterprise Ireland and private investors – March 2014.

Story Toys
story-toys
Advising Enterprise Equity (AIB Seed Capital Fund Limited Partnership) and Leaf Investments on financing for Story Toys – April 2013.

Saas Markets

saas-markets Advising Enterprise Equity / Leaf Investments on financing for StoryToys – February 2014.

Leaf Investments & Delta Partners
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blik-book
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for Infomentor (ICE) – January 2016.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for Tute Education (UK) July 2015.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for Tute Education (UK) July 2015.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for EmpowertheUser – April 2015.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for EmpowertheUser – April 2015.
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for Infomentor – May 2014
Advising Leaf Investments on financing for LanguageLabs (UK) – December 2014
Advising lead investors Leaf Investments and Delta Partners (Bank of Ireland Start-up and Emerging Sectors Equity Fund) on financing for BlikBook, in conjunction with Forward Ventures (UK) and Enterprise Ireland – May 2013

OpenHydro

open-hydro Advising OpenHydro on equity financing – March 2013.

FeedHenry

feed-henry Advising FeedHenry on equity financing led by Intel Capital (in conjunction with Kernel Capital and ACT Venture Capital) – March 2013.
Advising FeedHenry on financing led by VMware (US), in conjunction with Kernel Capital – March 2012.

Camco Ventures

camco-tanzania Advising Camco Ventures (UK) on financing for Renewable Energy Dynamics – October 2012.

Folens

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Advising Folens Publishers on investment in CCKF – November 2014.
Advising Folens Publishers on investment in CCKF – November 2014.
Advising Folens on financing for CCKF led by CEC Education (US) – July 2012.

BNRG Renewables

bnrg Advising BNRG Renewables on financing with private and institutional investors

Debt Financings
Burke Shipping Group

Burke Shipping Advising Burke Shipping Group (part of the Doyle Group) on debt re-financing with AIB – June 2013.

OpenHydro

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Advising OpenHydro on debt / equity financing – October 2015.
Advising OpenHydro on financing for Alderney Renewable Energy – July 2015.
Advising OpenHydro on Group debt financing – August 2012.

Fitzwilliam Finance

Fitzwilliam Finance
Advising Fitzwilliam Finance in the purchase of loan sale deed from Apollo European Strategic Investments – July 2015.

Dufresne Investments

Dufresne Investments Advising Dufresne Investments on financing for McAlister Technologies (US) – July 2015.

Skupe Net

Skupe Net Advising Skupe Net on financing by Done Deal – July 2015.

OpenHydro

open-hydro
Advising OpenHydro on debt / equity financing – October 2015.
Advising OpenHydro on financing for Alderney Renewable Energy – July 2015.
Advising OpenHydro on Group debt financing – August 2012.

Avoca Capital

avoca-capital Advising Avoca Capital on financing facilities – June 2012.

Mergers, Acquisitions & Disposals
Travelodge Group

Travelodge GroupAdvising equity investors in acquisition and refinancing of Travelodge Group – July 2014.

Doyle Shipping Group

Doyle Shipping GroupAdvising Doyle Shipping Group (formerly Burke Shipping) on acquisition of Greenore Port – December 2014.

Sitto Holdings

Advising Sitto Holdings (CAY) on disposal of Replar – April 2015.

Xsellco

XsellcoAdvising Xsellco on acquisition of ReplyManager (US) – April 2015.

Blikbook

BlikbookAdvising shareholders in Blikbook in sale to Civitas Learning (US) – May 2015.

Muzu Systems

Advising Pine Stone Developments on acquisition of software assets from Muzu Systems – June 2015.

Nostra Technologies

Nostra TechnologiesAdvising selling shareholders in buy-out of Nostra Technologies – July 2015.

Blackrock Medical Partners

Blackrock Medical PartnersAdvising shareholders in connection with de-merger of Blackrock Medical Partners – July 2015.

Java Republic

Java RepublicAdvising Java Republic on acquisition of Busy Bean – August 2015.

Learnosity

LearnosityAdvising selling shareholders in Learnosity in partial sale to 3P Learning (AUS) – September 2015.

Fitzwilliam

FitzwilliamAdvising Fitzwilliam Finance in the sale of Arnotts to Selfridges (UK) – October 2015.

Collins McNicholas

Collins McNicholasAdvising selling shareholders in management buy-out of Collins McNicholas – November 2015.

Acquirer Systems

Acquirer SystemsAdvising selling shareholders in disposal of Acquirer Systems to UL (US) – November 2015.

Soundwave

SoundwaveAdvising Soundwave in its sale to Spotify AG (SWE) – January 2016.

Smartbin

smartbinAdvising selling shareholders in management buy-out of SmartBin – February 2016.

CashBook

CashBookAdvising investors (AUS/NZ) in acquisition of Cashbook – February 2016.

FeedHenry

feed-henry Advising shareholders in FeedHenry Limited in sale to Red Hat – September 2014.

Burke Shipping Group
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advised Burke Shipping
Advising Burke Shipping on acquisition of Greenore Port – December 2014
Advising Burke Shipping on acquisition of Diamond Logistics – August 2014

Openjaw Technologies
Openjaw Technologies
Advising majority shareholder in disposal of Openjaw Technologies to Guestlogix – December 2014

Indigo Ventures

Advising Indigo Ventures on the acquisition of Independent Colleges from Independent New & Media – June 2014.

Altostrata

bnrg Advising Altostrata on the sale of Typridge (Solar Energy SPV) – December 2013.

OpenHydo Group

OpenHydo Group Advising OpenHydo Group on acquisition of interest in, and joint venture arrangements with, Alderney Renewable Energy – September 2013.

Saas Markets

Saas Markets Advising Saas Markets on capital restructuring and financing with Sysxnet – January 2014.

Lioncourt Healthcare
Lioncourt
Advising Lioncourt Healthcare on acquisition of interest in Beechfield Nursing Home Group – May 2014.

Avoca Capital

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Advising shareholders in Avoca Capital on disposal to KKR & Co. L.P. (US) – February 2014.
Advising company / shareholders in Avoca Capital on disposal of the Group to KKR – February 2014.
Advising Avoca Capital on financing for Finance Ireland in connection with acquisition of assets from CIT – January 2014.
Advising shareholders of Avoca Capital on disposal of the Group to KKR – October 2013.
Advising Avoca Capital on merger of Avoca Credit Absolute Return Fund (sub-fund) with the Schroder GAIA Avoca Credit sub-fund – August 2013.
Advising Avoca Capital on acquisition of Liontrust assets – January 2012.

BNRG Renewables

bnrg Advising BNRG Renewables in relation to disposal of development assets – May 2013.

OpenHydro

open-hydro Advising shareholders in sale of majority interest in OpenHydro Group (deal value c.€85m) – March 2013.

Lucidity Technologies

logo Advising shareholders in sale of 100% interest in Lucidity Technologies – January 2013.

Moneywise Financial Planning

moneywise Advising Moneywise Financial Planning on acquisition of JFAM Financial Solutions – November 2012.

AgCert International

agcert Advising management on the acquisition of AgCert International from AES (aborted) – April 2012.

Grafton Recruitment

grafton-logo Advising exiting shareholder on sale of Grafton Recruitment – January 2012.

Folens

folens Advising Folens Printing on acquisition of Carroll Education – January 2012.

Commercial Transactions
Learnosity

learnosity

Advising Learnosity on technology licensing transaction with global publishing entities – August 2012.

BNRG Renewables

bnrg Advising BNRG Renewables in relation to international joint ventures – July 2013.

FeedHenry

feed-henry Advising FeedHenry on multiple technology licensing transactions.

Saas Markets

saas-markets Advising Saas Markets on joint venture with Sysnet Saas – January 2012.

BriteBill

brite-bill Advising BriteBill on technology licensing transaction with UPC – April 2013.

Avoca Capital

avoca-capital Advising Avoca Capital in relation to establishment of Avoca Capital Management LLP and Avoca Convertible Bond Partners LLP – December 2012.

Profitero

profitero Advising Profitero on technology licensing transaction – April 2012.

Advisory
CKS Finance
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advised CKS Finance

Advising CKS Finance on corporate and personal debt restructuring portfolios – ongoing.

Private Media Group
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advises Private Media Group

Private Media Group on establishment of subsidiary, group structure and commercial contracts – ongoing.

Kildare GAA
Kildare GAA
Advising Kildare GAA on commercial arrangements including sponsorship arrangement with Herbalife.

Marcus Evans Group
Marcus Evans Group

Advising Marcus Evans Group on commercial arrangements – ongoing.

Java Republic
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advises Java Republic

Java Republic commercial advices including distribution and supply agreements – ongoing.

Burke Shipping Group
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advised Burke Shipping Advising Burke Shipping Group (part of the Doyle Group) on injunction and full High Court (Commercial List) proceedings against Bank of Scotland / Lloyds in relation to sell-down of debt and successful settlement thereof (completed June 2013).

OpenHydro

open-hydro Advising OpenHydro in relation to investment in and joint venture with Alderney Renewable Energy – ongoing.

Dermaceutic

dermaceutic Advising Dermaceutic on worldwide distribution arrangements – ongoing.

Torres Networks

torres networks Advising Torres Networks on employee share option plan.

Blikbook
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advises Blikbook

Blikbook commercial advices – ongoing.

Fenergo Group
Wallace, Corporate Counsel & Co. advises Fenergo Group

Fenergo Group – property and ESOP advices – ongoing.

Kaymed

kaymed Advising Kaymed on domestic and international agency and distribution arrangements.

CarTrawler

cartrawler Advising CarTrawler in relation to employee share plan matters.

FGS
fgs-logo Advising FGS as independent expert appointed to assess bids for international asset portfolio.

Folens

folens

Advising Folens on domestic and international content licensing agreements – ongoing.

Advising Folens on establishment of Leaf Investment fund – 2012

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