Sunrise Medical’s Acquisition of James Leckey Design


Arthur Cox assisted Sunrise Medical on the transaction.

Sunrise Medical, a world leader in advanced assistive mobility solutions, announced the acquisition of Lisburn-based James Leckey Design, which designs and makes innovative mobility aids for children.

The acquisition will enable Sunrise Medical to exploit synergies in global territories including the UK, Germany, and North America.

Headquartered in Malsch, Germany, Sunrise Medical operates in 18 countries, distributing products to more than 130 countries worldwide. The acquisition included Leckey’s subsidiaries Firefly Friends and Vida Global.

Founded in 1983, Leckey works with experts, designers, therapists, parents, and clinicians to create pioneering products and programmes that improve mobility for children, including standing, walking, and seating.

The Arthur Cox team was led by Alan Taylor (Picture), the firm’s Chairman in Northern Ireland, and Lynsey Mallon, Head of Corporate and Commercial.

Involved fees earner: Lynsey Mallon – Arthur Cox; Alan Taylor – Arthur Cox;

Law Firms: Arthur Cox;

Clients: Sunrise Medical Limited;

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