The Wire 2018

  • Getting emotional

    We run the rule over the key trends in customer engagement and beyond.

  • Values judgement

    Following a recent €90m investment from private equity house Volpi Capital, Irish IT services company Version 1 is on the acquisition trail. CEO Tom O’Connor outlines his strategy.

  • Closing deals

    Customer engagement lies at the heart of EASI’R, a provider of a customer relations management platform for the automotive industry. We caught up with co-founder and CEO Mikael Moeslund.

  • Digital disruption

    In 2017 the number of TMT transactions globally rose, up by 3% on the same period last year. With many firms waking up to the threats of digital disruption and with new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) still in their relative infancy, there were plenty of compelling reasons to turn to M&A.