Tuesday 21 May 2019

Just the ticket: Gilmartin on track for Trainline IPO

Flotation: Clare Gilmartin is set to take the ticketing giant public
Flotation: Clare Gilmartin is set to take the ticketing giant public

Dubliner Clare Gilmartin is set to preside over one of Europe's biggest stock market flotations this year as CEO of Trainline.

The UK-based Europe-wide train and bus ticket booking app is reported to be planning a £1bn IPO.

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It was bought by private equity giant KKR in 2015 for £450m shortly after Ms Gilmartin joined from eBay, where she'd led its European business.

'The Times' newspaper reported an IPO is on the cards.

In April Ms Gilmartin told the Irish Independent there were "no immediate plans" to sell.

Irish Independent

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