Martin O'Donoghue - Partner

Corporate team
Email: martin.odonoghue@kermanco.com Phone: +44 20 7539 7268

Martin specialises in mergers and acquisitions, business purchases and disposals, joint ventures, share subscriptions, corporate finance and commercial contracts. He has considerable international experience, having advised clients on commercial transactions in the UK, Ireland, the US, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is qualified both in England & Wales and Ireland.

Martin joined us from Teacher Stern and previously spent almost 8 years with Eversheds where he specialised in M&A and corporate work. His sector focuses include tech, media, energy and natural resources, real estate and hospitality. He holds a degree in Business & Law from University College Dublin and is completing his MBA with Henley Business School.

Martin is named as a recognised M&A lawyer in the 2016 and 2017 editions of the Legal 500.

Representative experience includes:

  • Advised Guggenheim & Partners (New York) in connection with its acquisition of Lazard Capital International.
  • Advised a private equity firm in relation to a multi-million Series A investment into a fintech company.
  • Advised the shareholders of Galliard Healthcare in their sale to United Drug (UDG Plc).
  • Advised the shareholders of System Analytic Limited in their sale to Suddler & Hennesey (subsidiary of listed WPP plc).
  • Advised Recall UK Limited (a subsidiary of listed group Iron Mountain) on its acquisition of C21 Data Services.
  • Advised Access Fertility, a nationwide IVF treatment provider, on its financial services joint venture with Merchant Money.

Martin ODonoghue