Benchmark International is pleased to announce that it has been ranked 7th in the top 10 by Mergermarket for the number of deals it has conducted in Ireland. KPMG, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, and PwC are amongst the companies to also rank in the top 10. An Acuris company, Mergermarket delivers M&A intelligence, data, and research.READ MORE >>
Benchmark International is delighted to announce the transaction between a cybersecurity and compliance IT solutions company, Brandon Consulting, and managed IT services partner, Nostra.
Founded in 1998 by Tom O’Neill, Brandon Consulting provides managed IT services to clients across a range of industries.
Nostra, established in 2006, offers a suite of IT managed services solutions to a variety of sectors such as finance, hospitality, manufacturing, and motoring. As Ireland’s leading managed service provider, it has over 200 customers and provides services in the UK, the Benelux region, Germany, Poland, South Africa, Australia, and North America.READ MORE >>
A new study concerning M&A activity in the first half of 2018 by William Fry in collaboration with Mergermarket has shown that 76 M&A deals were undertaken with a combined value of nearly €71bn.
Contributing to the success is Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical’s proposed takeover of Irish headquartered Shire Pharmaceuticals for €67.1bn – the largest ever foreign takeover by a Japanese company.
While megadeals are certainly encouraging, Irish M&A has not just boosted its deal value with one-off transactions such as the proposed Takeda/Shire deal. The number of deals conducted has remained fairly stable since H1 2017’s review, with 80 transactions recorded compared to this year’s 76.READ MORE >>
Benchmark International is pleased to announce that after an exciting year of growth, we are expanding our international reach to Ireland.READ MORE >>