Walkers Advises Modular Construction Specialist ESS Group on Sale of Majority Stake to ISG

Walkers' Corporate M&A Group in Ireland acted as lead counsel for ESS Group on the sale of a majority shareholding to leading UK construction firm ISG.

ESS Group, headquartered in Dublin and Manchester, employs 280 staff and specialises in innovative modern methods of construction within the healthcare, commercial and public sectors. 

This transaction brings the significant resources and financial backing of the £2bn ISG business to support the Group’s further expansion.

The Walkers team was led by corporate partner Brendan O'Brien working alongside Of Counsel Eoin Ryan and Associate Cal Kane.

Brendan said: "Walkers have been working with the ESS team since 2016, so we are especially thrilled to have supported ESS on this transformative deal."

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