History

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.

1994

Listed on the Dublin and London Stock Exchange.

2014

  • Listed under Support Services on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Constituent of the FTSE All-Share Index and the FTSE 250 Index.
  • Market cap. of c £2.5 billion.
  • Employs approximately 10,000 people.
  • Operating in 13 countries.
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