BDO Ireland merger to create 100 new jobs
Financial services firm has merged consultancy business with boutique company Eaton Square
The newly formed BDO Eaton Square unit is expecting to achieve revenues of €20 million in annual revenues. Photograph: iStock
The new BDO Eaton Square unit is expected to deliver 30 per cent year-on-year growth for the next three years, achieving €20 million in annual revenues, the company said.
The combined BDO Eaton Square now employs 45 consultants, rising to 145 in three years and will service clients globally and locally. The new jobs will be split across BDO’s locations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
“The goal for this new consulting team is to become Ireland’s leading team of specialist management consultants and advisers,” he added.
Aidan McHugh, the co-founder of Eaton Square, said the deal with BDO will further its growth by “widening and deepening the expertise we offer to clients”.
Commenting on the announcement, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys noted the companies had separately built impressive track records in Ireland.
“This announcement, and the resulting jobs created, is another tangible indication that Ireland’s professional services industry is going from strength to strength,” she said.
Aidan McHugh, co-founder of Eaton Square, said he established the company to offer an alternative to the other consulting companies in the market and grew the team from four to 30.
“Joining forces now with BDO will further our growth by widening and deepening the expertise we offer to clients,” Mr McHugh added.