Opening gambits: who came, saw and conquered in early 2018?

In the first part of our special end-of-year report, Elaine O’Regan reviews some of the most significant deals, investment coups and expansion plans by Irish companies in the first half of 2018

23rd December, 2018
Niall O’Callaghan, technical director and co-founder; Michael Tope, managing director; Niall Prenty, business development director; Bob Nixon, sales director and co-founder; and Gavan Walsh, co-founder and chief executive, all of iCabbi

Malone Group completed two acquisitions in Britain, bringing the headcount at the Dublin-based engineering and project management company to 100.

The firm employed 60 people prior to the acquisitions of Lichfield competitor FMA Process Engineering and Mason James Appointments, a contract recruiter in Manchester. Malone Group paid out €500,000 for the acquisitions and related restructuring activities in response to Brexit.

Cork-based cybersecurity company Smarttech247 opened a €1.5 million Security Operations Centre (SOC) offering outsourced threat monitoring and...

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