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Company Name: Smarttech247
Country of Incorporation: United Kingdom
Main country of Operation: United Kingdom & Ireland
Description of business
Smarttech247 is a multi-award-winning MDR (Managed Detection & Response) company and a market leader in Security Operations. Trusted by global organizations, our platform provides threat intelligence with managed detection and response to provide actionable insights, 24/7 threat detection, investigation, and response. Our service is geared towards proactive prevention and we do this by utilizing the latest in cloud, big data analytics and machine learning, along with our industry leading incident response team. Our mission is simple: to keep our customers secure. That’s why we have designed our platform to enhance the efficiency of your security infrastructure in order to optimize your protection, detection and remediation strategies. We are certified to ISO9001, ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials to provide assurance that our customers receive consistently high-quality services and that every aspect of their data and information security is protected. Our offices are located in Ireland, United Kingdom, Romania, Poland & in the US.
Total number of shares in issue: 124,078,982
Shares held in treasury: Nil
Percentage of shares not in public hands: 69.77%
|Number of shares
|Percentage of issued shares
|Amplified Technologies Limited
|Plumtree Capital Limited (acting as trustee for Amplified Technologies Limited)
|Ocorian Trustees (Jersey) Limited
|Riverfort Global Opportunities plc
|Premier Miton Group plc
Names of Directors & biographical details:
Ronan Murphy, Executive Chairman
Ronan is an accomplished executive with over 20 years’ experience in the tech industry. Ronan is a well-established globally recognised cybersecurity innovator, leader, and expert. As founder and Executive Chairman, Ronan has led the company since its beginnings to become a well established European cybersecurity brand trusted by its clients.
Raluca Saceanu, Chief Executive Officer
Raluca is the CEO for Smarttech247. Raluca joined the company in 2014 and she is responsible for the firm’s strategy, solutions portfolio and international operations. Raluca is focused on operational excellence and works closely with all departments to drive customer relationships and overall company growth. She regularly advises clients on strategic security initiatives and is often cited in online and print media on topics such as risk, privacy and data security. Raluca holds a Master of Science degree from University of Innsbruck. Raluca was named Women in Tech Advocate by Deloitte in 2021.
Nicholas Lee – Executive Finance Director
Nicholas Lee has over 30 years of experience in international investment banking and working as a company director. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand and has a degree in engineering from St John’s College, Cambridge. He worked for Dresdner Kleinwort and its antecedent firms from 1988 to 2009, rising to Managing Director, Head of Banking, Hedge Fund Solutions Group. During this period, he advised leading companies from a number of different industries. Since then, he has been actively involved in AIM as a director of a number of listed companies
Sarah Cope, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Sarah Cope, has over 24 years’ experience as an investment banker in London, advising small and mid-sized companies at board level on corporate governance, strategy, amalgamations and disposals, capital markets and regulatory compliance. Previously, she has advised AIM listed companies as both Nominated Adviser and Broker, assisting publicly traded companies to raise finance for their growth strategies. Accordingly, she has experience of AIM regulations and compliance. Sarah is a Non-executive Director of AIM traded Eneraqua Technologies plc and Helium One Global Limited
Michael Connolly, Independent Non-Executive Director
Michael is currently the ICT lead for Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG), having worked in ICT for over 30 years with Healthcare roles in Our lady’s Hospital in Crumlin and with Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. He has a PhD in Healthcare Informatics from UCD School of Medicine and undergraduate degrees from DCU. Michael has completed Lean Six Sigma Green belt and is registered as a Data Protection Officer. A Prince certified project manager with successful projects delivered in Cloud, Network, Data Centre, IT Security, Infrastructure design and Software solutions. Prior to working in Healthcare, Micheal worked with Local Authorities and Leader groups. He also lectures on Healthcare Informatics and Clinical research post graduate programs in UCD.
|Nominated and Financial Adviser
|SPARK Advisory Partners Limited
5 St. John’s Lane London, EC1M 4BH
|Shard Capital Partners LLP
Suite 303, Floor 3 70 St Mary Axe London, EC3A 8BE
|Neville Registrars Limited
Neville House Steelpark Road Halesowen
15-19 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH
Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 July 2023
Articles of association
Smarttech247 Group plc – Articles of Association (Approved by special resolution 18.11.22) (12971276_v1)
Document can be downloaded here
The Board seeks to follow best practice in corporate governance appropriate with the size and regulatory framework that applies to AIM companies. The Board reviews and applies the principles and provisions of the Quoted Company Alliance Corporate Governance Code where it is appropriate to do so to support the governance framework. The main features of the Group’s corporate governance arrangements and board committees can be found here CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REPORT
Statement of section 172 (1) of the Companies Act 2006
Details of other listings or trading platforms: Smarttech247 is listed solely on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Smarttech247 is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.