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Euronext is the leading pan-European market infrastructure, connecting local economies to global capital markets, to accelerate innovation and sustainable growth. It operates regulated exchanges in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. With close to 1,900 listed issuers and around €6.4 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2021, it has an unmatched blue chip franchise and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, FX, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, it also operates a number of junior markets, simplifying access to listing for SMEs. Euronext provides custody and settlement services through central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal. 
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About Dillon Eustace

Dillon Eustace is one of Ireland’s leading law firms. Our Corporate and M&A team delivers expert advice on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, providing solutions for domestic and international clients at every stage of their business. Our Corporate and M&A team represents buyers, sellers, private-equity funds and target companies in national and international mergers and acquisitions across a broad range of industry sectors. Dillon Eustace regularly advise our clients on all types of funding transactions, be it growth capital, debt financing, equity investing including complex mezzanine financing and securitisation transactions. For complex mergers or acquisitions, our Corporate and M&A team often complements its transactional expertise with expert input from lawyers in our Taxation, Banking and Capital Markets, Financial Services and Real Estate teams. By focusing on the deal, we deliver a comprehensive, competitive and efficient service – freeing our clients to meet the day-to-day demands of running their business.

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About CKS Finance

CKS is a full service independent advisory firm with specialties in Debt Advisory, Funding Solutions and Corporate Finance.
We initially focused on debt advisory but since 2015 have expanded and grown into corporate finance work and funding solutions, initially through client referrals.
We are a boutique firm with established business relationships around the world and our brand is commitment, hustle, focus and an unrelenting ability to get the job done.
We use a hands on and outcome based approach in our advisory model.
We work closely with our clients bringing a relentless determination to achieve.

We are experts in our field and have helped clients refinance existing debt and source debt for expansion from both the traditional banks and alternative lenders in the Irish market. Our experience and leading market knowledge has enabled us to secure the best deal terms the market has to offer for our clients.
We have successfully completed mandates for both buy and sell side M&A, large MBO’s and other debt/equity raisings.
We are selective with our assignments and our independence allows us to work with clients we believe in.
We have a proven track record across multiple industries and deal types.


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About BDO

BDO are Ireland’s leading advisers to entrepreneurial and growing owner-managed businesses and the people behind them. Through our own professional expertise and by working directly with businesses, we’ve developed a unique insight into what makes a business successful. It’s this insight that makes us true business advisers, rather than mere financial consultants. We operate a partner-led approach in all our client dealings which ensures our partners and directors are highly accessible to clients. Each client is appointed a client liaison partner to oversee operations and communicate with you directly. BDO Ireland is a member of the international BDO network, the world’s largest European-led accounting network. We have an excellent partner to staff ratio, with over 91,054 people working with our clients and offering challenging, ethical and practical advice from 1,658 offices in 167 countries and territories.

The BDO Global Corporate Finance team completed 1,546 deals in 2020, with a total deal value of $83.6bn. There was 32% private equity deal involvement and 23% of our deals are cross border. We are one of the most active advisors globally with a team of 2,500 professionals providing dedicated corporate finance services across 120 countries worldwide.

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About Simple Scaling

Only 2% of SMEs globally are successful at achieving scale. The vast majority of founders and entrepreneurs, despite making great strides forward in the early years, hit a brick wall and stagnate, denying themselves, their teams and their communities a golden opportunity to create something special. 

At Simple Scaling, we are committed to changing this. We work with business leaders around the world to inspire, connect and enable them to scale with purpose. We speak to the 400 million leaders of SMEs who wrestle with their businesses day and night in the hope that things will get a little easier and that sustainable growth will happen. The reality is that traditional thinking and long-established conventions are no longer serving us. To break through the ceiling and shoot for long term scaling growth calls for a different set of principles.

Unified around our ScaleX™ model, our programmes focus on the 10 proven principles of scaling. Our model has been developed by CEOs for CEOs who have not only achieved 25X scale enroute to becoming No.1 in their industry but navigated 911, the dot com collapse, the global financial crisis and took a lot of wrong turns along the way.  

Our ScaleX™ Accelerator Programme enables you to learn from our mistakes and simplifies the wonderful scaling journey which lies ahead. Providing you with the right mindset, the right environment and the right systems, it will enable you to deliver immense value to yourself, your shareholders, your team, your community and society at large. Our exclusive programme for ambitious CEOs and MDs of SMEs consists of 12 interactive and high energy workshops delivered in partnership with thought leaders from around the world. Described by participants as ‘exhilarating’ and ‘mind expanding’, we provide a life changing experience for ambitious CEOs who want rapid and tangible results for their companies. 

To find out more about how Simple Scaling can revolutionise how you scale your business, please follow the links below.

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