Powering PE Funds to deliver ambitious growth strategies

Planr gives leaders the unbiased visibility, control and confidence they need to deliver revenue growth, to protect what they are building and ultimately, to sleep soundly at night.

Three Pillars of Transformation


In the ever-evolving landscape of private capital, intelligence is the cornerstone of success. At Planr, being “smart” isn’t just a feature; it’s our DNA. We are driven by the relentless pursuit of cutting-edge AI and data technologies. Our software is not just a tool; it’s a smart companion that empowers you to navigate complexity, make informed decisions, and stay ahead of the curve. With Planr, you harness the power of intelligent insights that illuminate the path to exceptional returns.


In a world where change is the only constant, agility is the compass guiding your private capital journey. Planr embodies “agile” in every sense. We understand the need for swift adaptation, whether it’s integrating with diverse systems, responding to market shifts, or scaling to meet new challenges. Our platform is designed for agility, offering flexibility and scalability that align with your evolving needs. With Planr, you’re equipped to seize opportunities and navigate uncertainties with unparalleled agility.


Collaboration is at the heart of successful private capital ventures. At Planr, we don’t just build software; we foster collaboration. This ethos is woven into every feature, ensuring seamless collaboration between investors and portfolio companies. We create an ecosystem where insights and ideas flow freely, propelling growth and innovation. Planr is the conduit that connects, aligns, and empowers your teams to work together toward shared success. With Planr, collaboration isn’t just a concept; it’s the driving force behind your achievements.

Industry Awards

Our team

From founder-led start ups to private-equity backed acquisitions, the team at Planr knows first-hand what is required to achieve rapid revenue growth and increase your maximum potential valuation.​

Owen Pagan


David Welch


Sean Murphy


Adam O' Flynn

Head of Marketing

Lorcan Ryan

Head of sales

Emer Murphy

Head of Partnerships

From founder-led start ups to private-equity backed acquisitions, the team at Planr knows first-hand what is required to achieve rapid revenue growth and increase your maximum potential valuation.

Founded CoreHR

CoreHR delivered world class SaaS HR and Payroll solutions to some of the world’s leading organisations including the University of Oxford, Primark and Ladbrokes.

CoreHR managed all strategic and transactional HR and Payroll processes with highly intuitive and easy to use solutions that streamline processes, improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs.


Sold Majority Stake To JMI Equity

The first of several private equity exits, the founders sold a majority interest in CoreHR to the Baltimore-based equity firm JMI Equity.

The founders retained a significant shareholding in the company.


Built Internal Tool To Manage Investments

Growing frustrated with the lack of insight at board meetings, the founders developed a tool for their personal use to gain a tighter financial grip across their portfolio of investments.


Acquired by The Access Group

Following successful transition from legacy perpetual licences to a SaaS model, CoreHR experienced significant revenue growth and was ultimately acquired for a second time by The Access Group, a portfolio company of TA Associates and Hg. 


Planr.io Launches In Ireland & UK

Following extensive R&D, Planr.io was officially launched to the Irish & UK market in May 2020.


Planr Enters The USA

Following success in the UK market, Planr opened an office in the US in September 2021. 

Partnership with first USA based PE fund announced in January 2022.