Alan is a Chartered Accountant with 11 years' experience in project management, business advisory and corporate finance. Alan has particular experience specialising in areas of debt finance, private equity, mergers & acquisitions across industries such as retail, healthcare, leisure, insurance and construction.
Alan has worked on a number of large corporate transactions, including the sale of iCabbi to RCI Banque (a division of Renault), the sale of Digital Marketing Institute to Spectrum Equity, the sale of Fitzpatrick Lifestyle Hotels to MHL Hotel Collection, the MBO of Mercury Engineering, the sale of 4 Aces Wholesale to BWG Foods and the recent Acquisition of Rilta Environmental by Exponent Private Equity. Alan was also part of the team that developed the concept for Activate Capital (a direct lending fund for residential development), a €500m Debt & Equity fundraising from the Irish Strategic Investment Fund and KKR Private Equity.
Alan has a very keen interest in working with Irish businesses and ambitious entrepreneurs/shareholders to deliver on their strategy / goals over both the short and long term. Alan firmly believes the key to a successful business are the people behind it.
Prior to joining Capnua, Alan was a member of the BDO Dublin team for 4 years. The earlier part of Alan’s career was spent working as a Design Engineer for the Project Management Group. Alan has a BEng (Hons) majoring in Building Services Engineering.
Alan has a keen interest in all thing’s sport. He is an average yet ambitious golfer! Proud Meath man living in Kildare with his wife and daughter.