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Cork’s Granite Digital continues growth with acquisition of Dublin internet agency

Cork's Granite Digital continues expansion with acquisition of Dublin web firm

Cork agency Granite Digital has acquired Dublin internet growth firm Willows Consulting.

The digital transformation agency mentioned the acquisition, understood to be for a six-figure sum, will permit it to develop revenues by 25% this 12 months to €9m.

Granite Digital was based in December 2008 as a web based advertising and marketing company and has grown steadily over the previous decade. It has taken benefit of the fragmented market in Eire for internet companies buying a lot of smaller companies to increase its buyer base and vary of abilities. 

Granite now counts Pepsi, CRH, Financial institution of Eire, UCD, Enterprise Eire, Shannon Airport, Pfizer, and Dalata as a few of their clients. They’ve efficiently delivered giant programmes of labor for organisations equivalent to Audi AG, Bon Secours, and Dublin Bus who they suggested on their digital transformation technique to 2025.

New hires

Granite has additionally employed a further 20 new workers over the previous 12 months together with internet builders, UX designers, challenge managers and efficiency advertising and marketing specialists, rising its staff to 80 folks with places of work in Cork, Dublin and Galway. 

Granit enhance its annual turnover final 12 months by greater than 20% to €7.3m.

This most up-to-date acquisition will add 120 Willows clients from throughout Eire, UK, US and Asia, together with Nationwide Gallery of Eire, Bord Na Mona, CityJet, Fexco and the FAI.

Conor Buckley, CEO of Granite Digital, mentioned: “Our newest acquisition supplies us with much-enhanced eCommerce abilities and capabilities, as we strengthen our choices on this space. Willows Consulting brings 20 years of eCommerce experience and deep relationships with a formidable buyer base from throughout Eire, the UK and additional afield.”

Digital-first mindset

“Our digital-first mindset is driving our continued success. We count on 2022 to be stronger once more as we glance to speed up our enterprise growth by way of natural development and additional strategic acquisitions.”

Sean Owens, founding father of Willows Consulting, mentioned: “We’re on a unbelievable journey at Willows, delivering over 500 extremely profitable eCommerce initiatives for our clients over the previous 20 years.

“By becoming a member of forces with Granite, it provides us the dimensions and experience to develop at tempo and supply our clients with an excellent wider vary of eCommerce and digital transformation companies.”

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