Eircom ran into a wall with institutional investors as its highly paid advisers Goldman Sachs, Rothschild and JP Morgan quietly sounded them out regarding an IPO. Photograph: Eric Luke

Analysis: sinking sales no help when you want to floa

In recent months, Eircom also ran a parallel process to seek a buyer, but was rebuffed by several private equity houses as the company has yet to return to growth. Earnings have stabilised but its revenues are still falling.

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Boston major Marty Walsh during his election campaign last year. photograph: jim davis/boston globe via getty images

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Fyffes’s executive chairman  met with several large institutional shareholders of Chiquita, in an effort to convince them that the merger would be a better long-term bet for the US company than the rival cash bid from companies associated with Joseph Safra and José Luis Cutrale.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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