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Alastair Keith

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Corporate and M&A




Alastair Keith is Head of A&L Goodbody's Corporate and M&A practice in Belfast. Alastair advises clients on corporate transactions, both in the domestic market and on international deals with a Northern Irish dimension. He specialises in acquisitions, venture capital, group reorganisations, joint ventures and initial public offers. In addition to transaction focused work, Alastair also advises on company law compliance and corporate governance.


Alastair is a member of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the Corporate & Commercial Lawyers Group for Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and M&A

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Alastair Keith - A&L Goodbody

Within: Corporate and M&A

A&L Goodbody ’s corporate group is highly regarded for its ability to provide ‘expert advice across the broadest range of corporate law’. 2017 saw the team handle inbound investments into Northern Ireland and high-value M&A work, predominantly in the manufacturing and renewables sectors. In an energy-related highlight, Mark Thompson, who attracts praise for his experience in energy-related corporate transactions, led advice to Viridian in its acquisition of renewable energy company Dargan Road as part of its expansion from wind and natural gas to the waste-to-energy sector. In a tech-related highlight, practice head Alastair Keith  represented the shareholders of ticketing software company Ingresso in a £17.5m disposal of the issued share capital in the company to Accesso Technology Group. In a prominent M&A deal, the team assisted JBS, a Brazilian meat processing company, with its $1bn sale of Northern Ireland-based poultry producer Moy Park to US-based poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride. The team also includes Peter Stafford, who is singled out for his ‘calm head and tremendous attention to detail’.

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