Eimear Coady


Eimear has a diverse practice covering international cross-border M&A, corporate finance and advisory work.
Her experience covers a variety of industries, with a particular focus on the technology and digital infrastructure sectors and she regularly advises on M&A, JVs and growth fundraisings. Her clients include multinational corporates, fast-growth tech companies and private capital investors.


Representative matters

EQT Infrastructure on its proposed JV with CK Hutchison and acquisition of Wind Tre’s fixed and mobile telecoms network business In Italy.

Triple Point’s Digital 9 Infrastructure plc on its acquisition of a majority stake in Arqiva.

Coinbase on the acquisition of skew, a UK institutional data visualization and analytics platform for crypto markets.

Zopa a UK fintech unicorn, on successive financing rounds, each involving a number of private equity investors and a number of secondary sales.

Doordash on the USD8bn acquisition of Wolt Enterprises, a Helsinki-based international technology company offering services in the food delivery, grocery, and retail sectors in over 22 jurisdictions worldwide.

Peloton Inc, on its US$420 million acquisition of the global business of fitness equipment manufacturer Precor.

WPP on the USD3.1bn sale of a 60% stake in Kantar to Bain Capital in over 50 jurisdictions.

CUBE, a global leader in Automated Regulatory Intelligence (ARI) and Regulatory Change Management (RCM) technology on its strategic partnership with Hg.

Etsy inc. on its strategic acquisition of Depop for $1.6bn.

A consortium of shareholders on their investment in African digital infrastructure company Csquared.



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2013

Admitted to the Bar, State of New York, 2012


LPC, College of Law, Moorgate, 2010

LL.B. (Hons), Law, Trinity College Dublin, 2008

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.