Legally-informed business advice when it matters most





DVRX provides legally-informed business and strategic advice to empower business leaders to make better quality decisions in the moments that truly matter.

Why work
with us

DVRX is the go-to boutique consulting firm for legal and business advisory services, led by corporate lawyer, Barry Devereux. With over 30 years’ experience of M&A and corporate finance transactions in Ireland, the UK and South East Asia and having led McCann FitzGerald, one of Ireland’s premier law firms, for seven years as its managing partner, Barry brings a unique and unparalleled perspective to the table, making him the ideal partner for businesses wishing to scale up or exit.

At DVRX, we understand that the business landscape is constantly evolving and we’re here to help guide you every step of the way.
Our expertise spans the entire business lifecycle, from the scale-up stage right through to exit. Our job is to enable our clients to make the best decisions at the most critical times for their business.

Partnering with DVRX means gaining access to unmatched knowledge, insight and understanding, all aimed at helping business leaders succeed. So whether you’re looking to grow your business or preparing to exit, you can trust us to provide tailored and effective solutions that enable you to succeed.

How we
can help

How we
can help

Sell-side M&A advisory services

Advising family, founder & management teams on company exits:

  • Getting companies ready for sale
  • Ensuring the company and the shareholders have the right
    advisory team on board
  • Managing the sale process in conjunction with the company’s professional advisers, including negotiating the key terms of the sale for the sellers and ensuring the best outcome for them in the sale documents
  • Ensuring the owners’ key interests are properly protected by,
    for example:
    • Minimising contingent liability post-sale
    • Reducing conditionality
    • Preserving the integrity of the headline purchase price.

Buy-side M&A advisory services

Assisting with international acquisitions for acquisitive Irish corporates, alongside local legal counsel, by, for example:

  • Providing an analysis of the local regulatory regime to enable the deal to close
  • Ensuring the deal terms reflect local laws and regulatory issues
  • Aligning the purchase agreement as far as possible with the format commonly used by the company on Irish acquisitions
  • Minimising deal conditionality
  • Assisting management with obtaining board approval for the transaction
Equity fund-raising advice for companies in the scale-up sector
Getting the company match fit for investment
Assistance with sourcing funders to find the best fit for the business
Overseeing the legal process to ensure the founders’ interests are safeguarded
Chairperson & non-executive director roles
Confidante for discrete/sensitive matters
Trusted advisor for minority shareholder issues

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