Ballymena-man John McGuckian has extensive interests in a number of major shopping centres and retail parks across the UK and Ireland. His day job is in the Antrim-based business, Cooneen, which makes everything from children's pyjamas to bulletproof vests for the military. Net profits increased to 6.5m in 2015 from 5.6m the previous year. The company is sitting on accumulated profits of 55m, and employs about 150 staff.
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