Effective Software raised funding from AIB’s Start Up Accelerator Fund through ACT Venture Capital, with some participation from the Boole and Bloom investment syndicates and existing investors.

Irish technology company Effective Software is planning to expand following a successful funding round in which it raised €1 million. The company, whi(...)

Managing director of OxyMem Wayne Byrne (front left) and Dr Eoin Syron, technical director of OxyMem, with the team of the UCD spin-out when celebrating the completion of the world’s largest membrane aerated biofilm reactor. Photograph: David O’Shea
Innovation profile: OxyMem

In the welter of recent debate about how much water we all use and how much it’s going to cost us little if any attention has been paid to what happen(...)

Happy corporate financiers? Now there’s a reliable indicator of a recovering economy, if ever there was one

The whooping and hollering that is faintly audible this week around the top of Harcourt Street in Dublin is probably the corporate finance team at Inv(...)

Shareholders at Irish engineering firm Kentz have approved the takeover of the business by Canadian rival, SNC-Lavalin. The acquisition, which remains(...)

Canadian engineering and construction company SNC Lavalin has it would acquire Kentz Corp. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

The Malaysian investors who stepped in 20 years ago to rescue engineering group Kentz from examinership are poised to make about €184 million if th(...)

Kentz has  built an impressive track record providing engineering, construction and technical support services to many of the world’s leading resource clients.

There aren’t too many Clonmel-based companies that find themselves getting bought out by a Canadian conglomerate for €1.45 billion, but Kentz has alw(...)

Kentz’s shares were trading at 930 pence in early trading on Monday following the announcement.

CHARLIE TAYLORCanada’s largest engineering and construction company SNC-Lavalin is to acquire Tipperary-based Kentz for $1.16 billion (€1.45 billion) (...)

Patrick Joy, founder of Suretank and EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has been a busy 12 months for Tipperary man Patrick Joy. He sold a 67 per cent stake in his company Suretank for €35 million, he was crowned EY Ent(...)

Engineering group Kentz has won a lucrative contract to supply support services to several petrochemical plants under construction in Saudi Arabia. Th(...)

Kentz said its order intake stood at $1.8 billion in April 2014, as against $1.7 billion last year.

Tipperary-based engineering firm Kentz said its order backlog has increased to record levels and that it expect 2014 to be a year of considerable reve(...)