1976 - 90

Founded by Jim Flavin as a venture and development capital company, with clear focus on return on capital employed and operating profit. Generated a compound annual return on investment of 23% over this period.

1990 - 94

Transition to diversified group focused on 5 sectors
– Energy, IT, Healthcare, Environmental and Food.


Listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchange.


  • Listed on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Constituent of the FTSE All-Share Index and the FTSE 100 Index under Support Services.
  • Market cap. of c £5.5 billion.
  • Employs approximately 11,000 people.
  • Operating in 15 countries.
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