Paragon Group, a provider of customer communications, identification, graphics and business services, has acquired office supplies specialist Spicers Ireland. The purchase of these businesses will further strengthen Paragon’s business services capabilities within Ireland. Spicers Ireland within Paragon will continue to be led by Martin Everard.
Spicers Ireland boasts a large customer base in Ireland, many of whom depend on Spicers Ireland as their primary wholesale source. Spicers Ireland is proud to support its customers and prides itself on stock availability, breadth of product range, and provision of marketing and business solutions to help resellers grow.
Sean Shine, CEO of the Paragon Group, said: “we are pleased to welcome Spicers Ireland to the Paragon Group. Spicers’ knowledge and prowess adds significant value to our growing range of Business Services in Ireland. Paragon continues to assess markets to ensure we align our service offering with our customer demands and this acquisition along with the recent acquisitions of OfficeTeam and ZenOffice in the UK, addresses existing customer requirements. Operationally and financially, Paragon is a strong, disciplined and ambitious company and prides itself on being customer focused. Together, we deliver the future of Business Services. The acquisitions underline Paragon Group’s ongoing commitment to being the market-leading service provider for businesses in Ireland and across Europe.”
Martin Everard, Managing Director of Spicers Ireland, added: “I am delighted that Spicers Ireland is joining the Paragon Group. Paragon has been growing rapidly both globally and in Ireland. Becoming part of Paragon allows Spicers Ireland to provide a broader range of products and services to our Customers in Ireland.”