Irish rental company William O’Brien Plant Hire has hired advisors to handle the sale of the company, according to Irish Internet reports. The 50-year-old crane rental specialist has hired Merrion Capital’s Cork, Ireland, office to find a buyer for the company over the next couple of months.
WOPH is based in Bishopstown with branches in Cork, Limerick and Waterford.
The company’s volume has grown ten-fold in the past decade, reaching about $10 million pounds (about U.S. $16.5 million) in 2005. WOPH is also involved in the concrete-pumping business.