Irish data analytics company Hikari has acquired Dublin-based process engineering startup ProcessUs, and has plans to create 30 new jobs over the next three years.
Hikari is to invest €2.1m in ProcessUs over the next three years. The acquiition brings the total number of Hikari employees to 20.
Eamon Moore, founder and executive chairman, Hikari, said: “This acquisition will round out Hikari’s capability, strengthen our brand, and allow us to deliver fast, cost-effective solutions to customers’ business problems. We are looking forward to growing our team and expanding our reach into new markets.”
ProcessUs is headquartered in Ireland and has operations in the Netherlands. Some 60% of the enlarged Hikari’s clients will be based in Ireland, with 25% in the Netherlands and a further 15% in the United States. Key client sectors include telecoms, financial services, supply chain, retail, local government, and semi-state bodies.
David Cox, founder and director, ProcessUs, said: “The merging of our two companies enables access to a wider market and the ability to provide a more integrated service to our customers.”
ProcessUs helps clients increasing process efficiency, designing bespoke process-led solutions using the Microsoft Power Platform.

  • PHOTO: Eamon Moore, chairman, Hikari; Denise Bray, COO, Hikari; and David Cox, director, ProcessUs.