Posted on 25 October 2013
Congratulations to Patrick Joy, founder and Chairman of Suretank Group, named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 at last night’s award ceremony in Dublin.
Headquartered in Co. Louth, Suretank is the world’s largest manufacturer of cargo carrying units for the offshore oil and gas industry. With a 62 per cent global market share, it is also the leader in the transport tank industry. It employs 600 people and has revenues of more than €68 million.
Patrick was among 24 finalists who made it to the final stages of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year programme. He will now go on to represent Ireland at the World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Monte Carlo, where he will compete with over 50 entrepreneurs from around the world.
Eugene F. Collins acted for the shareholders of Suretank Group on the investment made in Suretank in July 2013 by HitecVision AS, a leading Norwegian private equity investor which specialises in buy-out and growth stage investments in the oil and gas sector.