Greene King says it has rejected an initial rival offer from Bulmers producer C&C. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

C&C, the Tipperary-based maker of Magners and Bulmers cider, is believed to be preparing a fresh bid for a UK-listed group of more than 1,200 pu(...)

C&C said some stability had returned to the Irish market. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Drinks group C&C said its performance last year was “resilient”, despite ongoing difficulty in the UK and Irish markets. Although net (...)