The Swiss drugmaker Actelion  has a dominant position in treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Actelion, Europe’s biggest biotech company, raised its full-year outlook despite posting lower-than-expected earnings, with the sales decline in an ol(...)

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(...)