“This acquisition will significantly strengthen our business in Denmark, as well as further develop our presence in the retail market for transport fuels, following our previous acquisitions in the European retail petrol station market in Sweden and France,” said Tommy Breen, DCC’s chief executive.

DCC, the fuel-to-electronics conglomerate, is to pay 300 million kroner (€40 million) for a Danish commercial, aviation and retail fuels business prev(...)

DCC said its technology unit experienced  difficult trading conditions in the third quarter

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC has said group operating profit in its third quarter was “significantly ahead” of the same period a year earli(...)

Smurfit Kappa, if it joins the club, is Irish through and through. It is run by a scion of the famous business family whose name hangs over the door. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Last spring, one of the handful of Irish companies in the FTSE 100, Tullow Oil, fell out of the index after its share price collapsed along with the r(...)

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(...)