‘Like peanut butter and chocolate’: How and why Waterford firm Nearform bought Seattle’s Formidable
Fast-growing Waterford software developer Nearform has made a significant acquisition and it is on the look out for more. Founder Cian Ó Maidín explains how the deal came together and how it is poised for even more rapid growth.
Northern Ireland’s biggest private hospital group gearing up for sale at a £300m plus valuation
Kingsbridge Healthcare Group has revenues of over £150 million and owns four acute hospitals, including one in Sligo. PWC in London is working on the sale of the group, a transaction that will attract considerable interest.
“Don’t chase losses. Get the receivers appointed and move on”
Developer Greg Kavanagh had hoped to build a new 300-bed hotel in Dublin 4 near the Aviva stadium. Now Lotus Investments has put part of the site into receivership. Kavanagh retains control of other parts and says he welcomes the appointment of a receiver.
Restarting the start-up: Why Eoghan McCabe returned to lead Intercom
One year ago, Eoghan McCabe returned as CEO of Intercom, the Irish tech unicorn. Why did he leave? Why did he come back? And where does he want to bring the business next? In a major interview, the entrepreneur provides the answers.
The art of being flexible: How Pembr has built a major business from the heart of Dublin 2
School friends Bob Manson and Thomas Lenehan launched their serviced office company at the height of the Celtic Tiger. They talk about surviving the subsequent crash, navigating Covid-19, and working with both multinational and indigenous firms as they scale.