Tughans top Experian NI M&A league table

Experian Deal and Adviser M&A 1/2 year league tables have just been announced, with Tughans in top position in both the deal volume and deal value tables.   There were 80 deals announced in Northern Ireland during the first half of 2018, a 26.6% decline on the 109 transactions recorded during H1 2017 but still ...

Manufacturing NI and Tughans NI Manufacturing Survey 2018

Despite high profile job losses, the most comprehensive survey of local manufacturers this year has identified a sector which is growing, putting on jobs, inflation busting pay rises and resilient in the face of power political headwinds. The survey, conducted for Manufacturing NI and Tughans shows that the shadow of Brexit and local political uncertainty ...

PARTNER PROMOTION AT TUGHANS

We are delighted to announce that Patricia Rooney has been promoted to partner within our employment team.   Patricia has over twenty years’ experience in employment law and has been a director with Tughans since 2010.  She is dual-qualified in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and regularly appears on behalf of clients in ...

NORTHERN IRELAND DEALMAKERS AWARDS 2018 WINNERS’ ROUNDTABLE

Liquidity and Positivity Boosting NI Deals Market There was a great deal of positivity at this year’s Winners’ Roundtable for the Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards, which was sponsored by Clarendon Executive. There is strong capital availability in the market from banks, private equity firms and from the alternative funders – which is powering M&A transactions ...

Private industrial and housebuilding grow but NI surveyors UK’s least optimistic

RICS & Tughans Northern Ireland Construction & Infrastructure Market Survey, Q1 2018 Private industrial workloads saw growth for the first time in two years according to the Q1 2018 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction & Infrastructure Market Survey. The survey also recorded a rise in the number of respondents ...

Wonder Woman?

I had the honour of accepting an award recently at the Insider Dealmaker Awards. I was absolutely delighted that my hard work had been recognised by the local business community. The award also highlighted the dedication of my team and the great support I have enjoyed from my clients throughout the past year. But I ...

Triple success at Insider’s Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards 2018

Tughans has celebrated triple success at Insider’s Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards 2018.  Corporate partner Ciara Lagan won the title ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ whilst two of Tughans’ major corporate deals lifted the winner’s accolade in the Private Equity / Venture Capital Deal of the Year and the Deal of the Year (£2.5m – £10m) categories. ...

NI Businesses Prepare for GDPR

Belfast Law Firm, Tughans, and leading integrated communications agency, Ardmore Advertising, spearheaded a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Breakfast Briefing at James Street South recently ahead of the introduction of the new regulations later this year.   With GDPR being enforced from 25th May 2018, the breakfast event brought together representatives from NI-wide commercial, residential, ...

Housebuilding picks up but overall NI construction sector growth lacklustre

RICS and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction & Infrastructure Market Survey, Q4 2017   A rise in house-building was one of the main bright-spots as overall construction workloads edged upwards in the final quarter of 2017 (Q4 2017), according to the quarterly RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction & Infrastructure Market ...

Tughans maintains top legal advisor (Northern Ireland) ranking for third consecutive year.

Belfast law firm Tughans has topped the ‘Experian Market IQ United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland M&A Review’ league table for Northern Ireland for the third consecutive year.  The firm was credited with 54 deals in total last year, representing a quarter of all Northern Ireland deals identified in the report.   Published this week, ...