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The Sunday Times Article

The Sunday Times yesterday. Interesting article about deals in the IT sector. At Blackthorn we are seeing more and more activity in this space. Growth by acquisition and this applies to businesses of all sizes. Contact us if this is a space you are interested in investing in or exiting.

Blackthorn included in Renatus weekly M&A roundup for its advice in the Calligo acquisition of Cinnte Technologies.

Deal Details: Cinnte Technologies has been acquired by award winning IT Managed Services firm Calligo for an undisclosed sum. Cinnte Technologies, founded and led by Danny Barr, has bases in Cavan and Dublin. Its core services of managed IT, cloud and Microsoft 365 are similar to Calligo’s services. Jersey-based Calligo provider of end-to-end managed data … Read more

Silicon Republic – Calligo snaps up Irish firm Cinnte Technologies

Cinnte Technologies will be Calligo’s third Irish acquisition of 2020 and its eighth internationally in three years. Jersey-based data and privacy firm Calligo has announced the purchase of Irish IT services provider Cinnte Technologies, which specialises in managed IT, cloud and security services. Calligo snaps up Irish firm Cinnte Technologies  

Calligo buys Irish-based Cinnte Technologies

Blackthorn Capital acted as corporate finance advisors to the shareholders of Cinnte Technologies on their acquisition by Calligo. Calligo is the world’s first end-to-end managed data services provider, with a global track record in improving organizations’ productivity & profitability by making their data more available, secure and safe. https://amp.rte.ie/amp/1175640/  

Advisor to Irish shareholders on ultimate acquisition by Advanced Software

Blackthorn Capital are delighted to have advised the Irish shareholders in Advance Systems International and Mitrefinch US Holdings on their acquisition by Mitrefinch and ultimately by Advanced Software, the third largest software and services company in the UK. Advanced acquired Mitrefinch and its joint venture in Ireland Advance Systems International

Management of Irish PR group Drury acquire agency from Omnicom

Drury Porter Novelli reported a 24% increase in turnover to €4.39m for 2019, with pretax profit up 40% Irish Times – Tue – Aug 11th Irish public relations company Drury Porter Novelli has been aquired by its directors in a management buyout from Omnicom Group. The value of the deal was not disclosed. The management … Read more

Ellab Expands in Ireland with the Acquisition of ITL

Today, Ellab announces the acquisition of Instrument Technology Limited (ITL), an Irish company specialized in the supply of instrumentation products and services to the life science industry. ITL has since 1985 offered high-quality services and has a proven track-record of representing some of the market’s leading manufacturers of process, calibration and validation instruments. The company’s … Read more