The rapid adoption of smartphones has seen semiconductor business IQE achieve rapid growth during the past year.
In 2009 it had to endure de-stocking in the supply chain.
Chief executive Andy Makeham has presided over a transformational year at K3.
‘A year ago we were one tenth the size of Meetic (a European dating website merged into Match.com) whereas now we have increased that to one third,’ he adds. Privately-owned green energy company Power Perfector is playing a significant role in reducing the UK’s CO2 emissions.
Chief executive Graham says the business’s ‘unrivalled offering to the market’ has been the key to success.
‘Our strength lies in the fact that we’re able to cater for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts across a number of activities.’ It is now planning to build online retailing.
This was followed by the acquisition of Indian Dating.com, which took Cupid into the vast sub-continent.
And its latest deal, for two Brazilian websites, is not only potentially lucrative, but also means Cupid is active in seven core international regions.