Shares in AIB have risen by a quarter in value since its IPO at €4.40 a share. Photograph: Alan Betson

Five companies have been shortlisted for Deal of the Year for The Irish Times’s inaugural business awards competition, which is being held in associat(...)

Founded in 1999, Ultimate Security employs over 2,100 security officers across 240 locations, including The Shard tower in London.

Noonan Services, the Dublin-based facilities management, security and contract cleaning firm, has bought one of London’s leading securities firms, Ult(...)

The contract cleaning services firm Noonan Services  generates 40 per cent of its revenue in the UK. Photograph: Getty Images

The new South African owners of Noonan Services, the Dublin-based facilities management and contract cleaning company, have signalled that they plan t(...)

Noonan Services saw its revenue treble to more than €300 million since its takeover by Alchemy in 2008

Top managers at Noonan Services are believed to have secured a €20 million-plus payday as South African conglomerate BidVest agreed to buy the Dublin-(...)

Johannesburg-listed Bidvest told its  investors earlier this month that it was in acquisitive mode.

South African freight-to-car sales conglomerate Bidvest is leading the race to acquire Noonan Services, the Dublin-based facilities management and co(...)

The Noonan Services sale may be worth between €170 million and €190 million

Dublin-based Noonan Services has attracted bids from South African conglomerate Bidvest and private equity group HIG Capital as the facilities managem(...)

Established in 1977, Noonan’s latest annual report shows that revenues surged almost 50 per cent last year to €303.9 million, boosted by new contracts and a series of acquisitions

Noonan Services, the facilities management and contract cleaning group, is being prepared for potential sale by its UK private equity owner Alchemy Pa(...)

Kieran Wallace of KPMG: appointed, with and Eamon Richardson  as receivers to parts of iResource Group’s operations in the Republic. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Security and contract cleaning specialist Noonan yesterday almost doubled its size by buying rival, Resource Group, from receivers who were appointed(...)