Profit & Loss: Inside the world of private Irish businesses

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Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
19th November, 2017
Bishopscourt Investments, the company behind the K Club, saw its turnover rise from €12.8 million to €14.1 million in 2016.

The company, which develops medicines to help irritable bowel syndrome, was founded in 1999.

It made €3.4 million in royalty income in 2016 (it licensed one of its priobiotics to Procter & Gamble in 2005), which was up from €2.9 million the year before. It was sitting on assets worth €20.4 million, mostly made up of trade and other receivables, while it had €561,708 in liabilities.

It employs 11 people and has a wage bill of €609,242, while...

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