Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Don O’Malley & Partners Ltd and The Randridge Group

Posted on February 16, 2021 By

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Limerick-based Don O’Malley & Partners to The Randridge Group.

Don O'Malley & Partners was established in 1967 and is a leading registered consulting engineering practice specialising in mechanical and electrical building services. The company is based in Limerick city and has gained a reputation for high quality design and service in the construction industry. The company’s project portfolio includes work on commercial, industrial, office, residential, education, healthcare, retail, public buildings, culture & heritage buildings, hospitality, and sports & leisure projects.

Liam Kavanagh of Don O’Malley commented: “Don O’Malley & Partners Ltd engaged the services of Benchmark International to test the market for potential buyers for the company. From the outset of our dealings with Benchmark, we found them to be highly professional, extremely knowledgeable and always acted in our best interests. We felt particularly comforted in using their service because of the high level of interest and support from senior management within their organisation. It was not long before Benchmark began presenting potential buyers to us for consideration eventually resulting in the acquisition by our business by Randridge International.”

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Randridge is the leading-edge supplier of electrical, instrumentation and automation services to the energy, petrochemical and heavy industries across Europe, Africa and the Caspian regions. Renowned for delivering excellent quality construction, the company now has an opportunity to expand its service offering to include quality engineering services.

This acquisition enhances further the proposition that Randridge can make to prospective clients and brings the company one step closer to achieving its main objective of providing a complete turnkey solution.

Charlie Quinn, CEO of The Randridge Group, commented: “We are extremely pleased to announce the acquisition of Don O’Malley & Partners Ltd as the experience that comes with the management team is fantastic and will easily integrate into our plan and vision for the future.

“My experience with Benchmark International was excellent. It was a pleasure to deal with the Benchmark team from start to finish.”

Regarding the deal completion, Transaction Executive Brian O’Riordan at Benchmark International commented: “Don O’Malley & Partners Ltd was a pleasure to represent. From day one, it was clear the management team of Liam Kavanagh, Pat Condon & Cailín Hammon would make this process successful. The working relationship made this a seamless process ”

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Advisers: Don O’Malley shareholders received corporate finance advice from Benchmark International, legal advice from Aoife Garret (Solicitor, Head of Commercial) along with her Associate Cliodhna Murphy of CDS Law & Tax Firm. The MC2 Team of Sean McSweeney (Partner) and Kathy Leahy provided tax advice.

The LK Shields team of Richard Curran (Partner, Corporate) along with his team of Paul Dineen, Sinead Byrne and Jennifer O’Neill provided legal advice for The Randridge Group.



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Don O'Malley acquired by The Randridge Group



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