Guinness owner Diageo is reportedly being eyed up by Brazilian billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann and his partners in private equity firm 3G Capital. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

European shares fell on Monday, weighed down by a drop in agrochemicals group Syngenta although Deutsche Bank outperformed to surge higher after boar(...)

 Shares in Actelion, Europe’s biggest biotech company, jumped 7 per cent to a record high on Monday after a report Shire was considering a $18 billion takeover. Photo: Bloomberg

Shares in Actelion, Europe’s biggest biotech company, jumped 7 per cent to a record high on Monday after a report Shire was considering a $18 billion (...)

European stocks traded near a seven-year high, while Greek shares fell on skepticism that a debt agreement is within reach. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index(...)

European stocks declined from a seven-year high amid talks on Greece’s bailout terms. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slipped 0.2 per cent to 376.35 at 8:(...)

Global healthcare firm Perrigo, which has experienced somewhat volatile earnings recently, is due to report fourth quarter results on Thursday.Analyst(...)

Walgreens  pharmacy chain announced a  deal to acquire full control of Switzerland-based Alliance Boots – but without an inversion that could have saved the company billions of dollars in taxes. Photograph: Reuters

Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of European healthcare companies yesterday after the Obama administration threatened action to halt the w(...)

Blister packs of over-the-counter allergy medicines, manufactured by Perrigo. Perrigo agreed to buy Irish drug company Elan for $8.6 billion in 2013, thereby gaining a low-tax base for international expansion. Now it is being cited as a potential acquisition target for larger companies looking to pursue a similar strategy. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Dublin based drugmaker Perrigo may join Swiss based Actelion and UK-based medical device company Smith and Nephew as acquisition targets for US healt(...)

A Malaysian expert (C) examines a black box belonging to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 during its handover from pro-Russian separatists, in Donetsk.

European stocks rebounded on Tuesday with traders hoping for an easing of tensions between Russian and the West after pro-Russian rebels agreed to han(...)

Biotech fever is spreading to Europe from the United States with a successful stock market debut for a cat allergy company in Britain seen as a(...)