Dublin-based drugmaker Mallinckrodt said Monday it would buy immunotherapy company Therakos in a deal valued at about $1.33 billion, its second major (...)

A worker assembles a  device that is inserted into a heart pacemaker, at a  Medtronic  facility. Photographer: Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg

Medical device group Medtronic forecast full-year profit that trailed analysts’ estimates, reflecting the impact of the company’s $49.9 billion acquis(...)

Medtronic, which completed its acquisition of Covidien earlier this year, is the  68th largest company in the world, with a market capitalisation of $111m.

Fiona Reddan Dublin-headquartered Medtronic is the only Irish company to make a list of the world’s 100 most valuable companies. Published (...)

Top 1000 companies: 54%   hail from Ireland, accounting for 68% of jobs

US technology giant Microsoft has become the largest company in Ireland for the first time, according to the The Irish Times Top 1000 Companies 2015 s(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar pictured with Mallinckrodt chief executive Mark Trudeau at an earlier announcement by the company

Dublin-domiciled specialty pharmaceuticals company Mallinckrodt is to create 45 highly-skilled jobs as part of a €45 million investment.The company is(...)

Notable M&A deals in 2014 included the € 450m purchase of a stake in car rental service CarTrawler by BC Partners(Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Activity in Ireland’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market reached levels not seen since before the crisis, according to a new report which find(...)

Medtroni’s Omar Ishrak: Ireland will inevitably be a higher-profile part of the group by virtue of its domicile in the country. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Ireland can expect further investment in the longer term under the merged Medtronic/Covidien medical device group, chairman and chief executive Omar I(...)

Omar Ishrak, chief executive officer of Medtronic. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Medical device group Medtronic becomes Ireland’s largest company when it starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday.Following Medtronic Inc(...)

Dominic CoyleShareholders in Irish-headquartered medical device business Covidien have overwhelmingly approved the proposed $48 billion acquisition of(...)

Seagate’s spending put it in 126th place out of the top 2,500 companies in the world in the annual survey by the European Commission. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

A survey has found that Seagate Technology, an American data storage company, is the single biggest investor in research and development (R&D) in(...)