The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry
Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Benson, Adrian

Firm: Dillon Eustace
Position: Partner, Corporate and M&A
Address: 33 Sir John Rogerson's Quay Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 673 1705
Fax: +353 1 667 0042
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Causeway Capital on its private equity backing of the Turmec Teoranta management buyout.
Merrion Group Holdings on the sale of the group to Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland
Dundalk Football Club on its sale to the US based consortium Peak6
Brookfield Asset Management on its acquisition of a stake in LCH Group
Open Text Corporation on the Irish law aspects of its acquisition of Dell EMC's Enterprise Control Division for USD 1.62bn.
Verisk Analytics, Inc., a US data analytics and risk assessment firm, on its acquisition of Risk Intelligence Ireland, a leading provider of fraud detection, compliance, risk control, and process automation services to the Irish insurance industry.
Global Payments Inc. on its €115m acquisition of Realex Payments.
BDO on the sale of its private wealth management advisory business to Goodbody Stockbrokers.
Dilosk on its c.€223m acquisition of the ICS brand, mortgage distribution platform and a pool of performing mortgages from Bank of Ireland.
Perrigo Company on its USD 8.6 bn acquisition of Elan Corporation plc (Global M&A Deal of the Year 2014, The American Lawyer).
The purchasers of the Sunday Business Post on its acquisition from the company's examiner.


Adrian joined Dillon Eustace in January 2005 and was appointed a partner in 2006. Adrian has extensive experience advising on a wide range of corporate transactions and commercial arrangements across a wide range of industries including mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-organisations, shareholders agreements and disputes, joint ventures, private equity and corporate governance.


University College Dublin and the Law Society of Ireland.
Admitted to the Law Society in England and Wales.


Adrian is a committee member of the Business & Commercial Law Committee of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.