Project Osprey: Winthrop Engineering is up for sale – here are its financial secrets
Winthrop Engineering has boomed along with Ireland’s data centre industry. Now its founder, Barry English, has started the process of selling the business. The Currency has obtained the pitchbook, which reveals its financial forecasts, business pipeline and its potential valuation.
16th Sep, 2021 - 6 min read
Powered up: How a Donegal engineering company sold for $2bn – and who is cashing in
Riding the data centre boom, the border business E&I Engineering has just been acquired by US tech multinational Vertiv. How did it achieve unicorn status, and who are the shareholders behind Cyprus holding companies set to reap the benefits?
S. Keyes and T. Hubert
9th Sep, 2021 - 4 min read
As Eric Kinsella and his wife donate €30m to Trinity, the company he built up has increased revenues, profits, staff numbers and dividend payments
Founded by Eric Kinsella, Jones Engineering is one of Ireland’s largest engineering firm. It is also one of its most profitable, as evidenced by new filings from the company.
4th Jun, 2021 - 2 min read
Shrinking beer, raising funds, selling on: Ronan McGovern’s transatlantic start-up journey
Ten years ago, Dublin student Ronan McGovern left for MIT on a Fulbright scholarship. He has just returned to Ireland after selling his start-up to a leading engineering multinational.