Friday February 21, 2020

The year's biggest deals

In a special year-end review, we round up some of the year's top deals and investment stories, writes Elaine O'Regan.

29th December, 2013
Edward McHugh, managing director of Algae Health, with Eric Reed of Enterprise Equity Venture Capital, and Gillian Buckley of Western Development Commission, with a sample of Algae Health's product. Picture: Andrew Downes


Twenty-three new jobs were announced for Galway on foot of a Euro 1 million investment round in a local biotech firm specialising in microalg ae cultivation. The investment in Claregalway's **Algae Health** came from the AIB Seed Capital Fund, co-managed by Enterprise Equity Venture Capital and the Western Investment Fund. It will go towards export plans for the company, which will also get support from Udaras na Gaeltachta. Managing director Edward McHugh said Algae...

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