Deloitte Ireland has today announced that it has acquired Curach Consulting.
Curach Consulting provides business advisory, delivery and diagnostic services to a clients across a number of sectors including the financial services, technology and public sectors.
Curach has an annual turnover of approximately €7m.
The deal will see Curach’s entire workforce of 70 join Deloitte Ireland’s 300 strong consulting and advisory practice.
David Dalton, the managing director of Curach, will join Deloitte as a partner.
Bruce Curtis, head of IT consulting at Curach, will join Deloitte as director of technology integration services.
Pat Cullen, managing partner, Deloitte commented: “In the current business environment, many Irish businesses are looking to reduce costs and position themselves for growth.
“With general market moves towards IT outsourcing, corporate restructurings and M&A activity, we see increasing demand for our expert advisory services.
“We are delighted to welcome the Curach team into our consulting practice. The quality, experience and specialist skills they bring complement our existing expertise in this area.”
David Dalton, managing director of Curach Consulting, commented: “We are very pleased to be joining forces with Deloitte, whose group strength will ensure we continue to offer high quality expertise to our clients and expand the range of expertise we provide.
“In the current environment, our clients are looking to review their business models and increase their use of technology to achieve greater efficiencies and cost reduction. Joining Deloitte will give us access to a leading range of tools and 170,000 professionals worldwide to help our clients.”