The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry Monday, 17th February 2020
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Ryan, Gerard


Ryan, Gerard

Firm: Eversheds Sutherland Ireland
Position: Partner, Head of Corporate & Commercial
Address: One Earlsfort Centre Earlsfort Terrace Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 664 4202
Fax: +353 1 664 4300
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Gerard is a Partner in and Head of the Corporate and Commercial department at Eversheds Sutherland. He has extensive transactional experience with an expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and private equity. He also advises on the corporate structuring of foreign direct investment into Ireland and matters of corporate governance. Gerard lectures in the Law School of the Law Society of Ireland where he also serves as an external examiner on the Law Society Diploma in Corporate Law.

Gerard graduated from Trinity College Dublin (LLB) in 1996. He is director of the Ireland Funds. The Ireland Funds are a philanthropic network that supports worthy causes in Ireland and around the world.

Deals and Awards:

Advising Alimentation Couche Tard on the acquisition of Topaz and Esso in Ireland.
Advising STAR Capital on the acquisition of ASL Aviation.
Advising Kingspan Group on its investment into Invicara.
Advising Circle K on a number of business divestments.
Advising Vela and Jonas Software on a number of acquisitions of Irish technology companies.
Advising Kohler on acquisitions in Ireland.


Law Society of Dublin (1999)
Trinity College Dublin (LLB) (1996)