Tommy Breen: says it it a “natural evolution” for DCC to seek acquisitions outside Europe.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

London-listed energy-to-smartphones conglomerate DCC, which has reported a surge in its financial performance, has said it could swallow acquisition(...)

Permanent TSB rose 4.94 per cent to €4.25 on the back of an interim management statement in which it said financial performance improved in the third quarter

European shares rose yesterday, supported by a weak euro but against the background of concerns for political stability in Portugal. DUBLIN Perman(...)

Tommy Breen, DCC chief executive, said that the group’s “very strong” performance was achieved through excellent performances from the energy, healthcare and environmental divisions, “notwithstanding a more difficult background for the technology division”.

DCC, the sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group, said on Tuesday that operating profit in the six months to end September(...)

KSG chief executive Brian Hogan, winning EY award for industry entrepreneur of the year in 2013. The Hogan family has offered DCC €6.54 million for its stake in KSG.

The Hogan family has offered DCC €6.54 million for its stake in catering company Kylemore Services Group (KSG). DCC owns a 50 per cent shareholding in(...)

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC has completed its biggest-ever acquisition of French gas firm Butagaz from Shell for €464 million. The deal re(...)

DCC chief executive Tommy Breen

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC expects to see more acquisition opportunities as oil majors slim down, and is looking to expand its energy bus(...)

DCC chief executive Tommy Breen

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC has obtained all the relevant regulatory clearances necessary to complete the acquisition of the French liquef(...)

CRH is responsible for 15 per cent of the €129.8 billion total market capitalisation of Iseq-listed companies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Oh, but how the Iseq index of the Irish Stock Exchange could use a strong performance on Thursday from its biggest listed company, CRH, when the build(...)

At the High Court on Tuesday, Dublin City Council sought injunctions against two members of the Irish Housing Network, Seamus Farrell (pictured above in the Bolt Hostel) and Aisling Hedderman, whom it claims are trespassing on the property.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Dublin City Council has launched High Court proceedings aimed at removing alleged trespassers from properties occupied earlier this month by housing a(...)

DCC reiterated its previous full-year guidance and said first quarter operating profit was in line with budget

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC said it expects full-year growth in operating profit and earnings per share to be significantly ahead of last (...)