Nicholas joined Davy Corporate Finance in 2007. Nicholas has been involved in many high profile transactions in the Irish market including merger and acquisition advisory, management buy-outs (MBO’s), private equity transactions, valuation, investment appraisal and debt advisory mandates. Transaction experience includes advising Permanent tsb on a disposal of €350m of loans to a global financial institution, Brennan Insurances on its sale to Irish Public Bodies, the NTMA on the transfer of deposit books and assets of Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society, Suir Engineering on its sale to Imtech N.V., AIB Group plc on the sale and subsequent merger of ArkLife Assurance with the Irish operations of Aviva plc, AIB Group plc on the sale of their 50% share in AIB/BNY Fund Administration to Bank of New York Mellon, an MBO of Cash and Carry Kitchens, Snap Printing on its sale to KMCM, Mercury Engineering on a corporate restructuring and valuation, C&D Petfoods on its acquisition of Primetime Petfoods UK and Barlo plc on its sale to the Quinn Group. Nicholas is a Fellow of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants and previously worked with AIB Corporate Finance and KPMG Corporate Finance. Nicholas has an honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Masters in Finance from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.