Fergus Bolster is a partner in the firm’s Corporate M&A Group, where he focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations (including corporate redomiciliation and demerger transactions), financing transactions, securities law and corporate governance matters. Fergus has represented public and private corporations, institutional, private equity and venture investors, state bodies and investment banks, transacting in a variety of industries and sectors, including, in particular, technology, energy and media. He has extensive experience advising US and other international clients on cross-border acquisitions of Irish companies, both public and private (hostile and recommended), migrations and capital markets transactions (undertaken domestically and by Irish companies listed on US and other foreign exchanges).
Fergus also counsels corporate clients on a broad range of governance and business-related matters, including directors' duties and responsibilities, disclosure obligations and compliance matters. This advice is often provided to boards and individual directors in situations where the satisfaction of their fiduciary duties is subject to public scrutiny.