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Daniel O'Donohoe

Daniel O'Donohoe joined Ion Equity in 2006 and is experienced in all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, corporate development, restructuring and private equity investing. His expertise covers sectors such as care homes, hotels, healthcare, renewable energy, outsourced services, equipment hire, forestry and construction materials.

His private equity successes include the acquisition of the SWS Group for €110 million and the disposal of its wind energy business for €550m to Bord Gáis Éireann 3 years later.   Ion continues to own a number of businesses within the SWS Group and Daniel sits on the group Board and is actively involved in the management of these businesses.  Other notable private equity investments include the acquisition of Ocean Media and sale for stg£104 million at a significant return for investors.  In addition to private equity investing for the firm, Daniel has undertaken senior executive and non-executive roles in a number of Ion’s portfolio companies and continues to actively seek and invest in opportunities with the firm.

He previously worked with AIB Corporate Finance, ING Barings and KPMG. Daniel is a Chartered Accountant with a degree in Economics and he studied International Business at Harvard University.

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