BDO Transaction Services assists DMG Media Ireland

04 February 2019

BDO Transaction Services were delighted to have provided financial and tax due diligence services to DMG Media Ireland in relation to their acquisition of the pregnancy and parenting website RollerCoaster.ie, the leading website in Ireland for mums and mums-to-be, advising on parenting since 2000. DMG Ireland reaches more than 3 million Irish adults every month, through their market-leading newspapers and online publications, including popular brands such as the Irish Daily Mail, EVOKE.ie and Extra.ie. 

CEO of DMG Media Ireland, Paul Henderson noted: ’RollerCoaster.ie is a much-loved website for many Irish parents, especially mums, and we are really delighted that it is the latest addition to our growing digital family. It has been built and nurtured by the founders for almost 20 years into an incredible resource for Irish parents and we will continue their great work into the future. We want to build on this while delivering great content and maintaining the very popular platforms for parents to share the ups and downs of family life.’

The BDO team providing due diligence services on the transaction was led by Rory O’Keeffe, Head of the firm’s Transaction Services practice who was supported by Angela Fleming, Tax Director.

Paul Henderson commented: “The BDO team were supportive, pragmatic and their experience has been demonstrated over the course of their engagement. Their report was timely, insightful and provided valuable support to our decision making process.”