Powerflute, chaired by Dermot Smurfit, has acquired Corenso, an international cores and cardboard producer for €81 million in a move that doubles the size of the business

Listed packaging group Powerflute, which is chaired by Dermot Smurfit, has acquired Corenso, an international cores and cardboard producer, for €81 mi(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan with Stephen Vernon and Pat Gunn of Green REIT at the company’s listing  on the Irish Stock Exchange in July last year. FTI advised the company on its IPO. Photograph: Eric Luke

FTI Consulting’s capital markets team in Dublin, led by Mark Kenny and Jonathan Neilan, saw its revenue increase by 36 per cent to €1.79 million last (...)

Dermot Smurfit Jnr: “I think Michael has respect for me. . . I would be super disappointed if he didn’t say: ‘Dermot is a good operator’ ”

In 2002, Jefferson Smurfit group was taken private in what at the time was one of the biggest ever European private equity deals. It resulted in a hug(...)

Dr Michael Smurfit, the former chief executive of the Jefferson Smurfit Group, has described as “very lamentable” the financial difficulties faced by (...)

Dr Michael Smurfit never spoke to former taoiseach Charlie Haughey again after he said he should “step aside” in 1991 as chairman of Telecom Éireann

Dr Michael Smurfit never spoke to former taoiseach Charlie Haughey again after he said he should “step aside” in 1991 as chairman of Telecom Éi(...)

Dr Michael Smurfit will launch his book, fittingly at the UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business

The launch of Dr Michael Smurfit’s A Life Worth Living will be an eagerly anticipated occas(...)

There will soon be yet another Smurfit running a listed company following the news that online gaming outfit GameAccountNetwork (GAN) is planning a No(...)

Dermot Smurfit: “I’m essentially quite mean – I hate spending capital and much prefer spending income. So I decided I needed to start again.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Every serious investor has a story about the one that got away. Dermot Smurfit, chairman of the paper company Powerflute and the younger brother of th(...)

Ray Curran, pictured at a European Finance Convention in 1996.

The death has taken place of businessman Ray Curran, who was a senior figure with the Smurfit group for more than 20 years and was more recently invol(...)

‘The Farm, Provence’ by Roderic O’Conor, estimate €150,000-€250,000

Adam’s, the country’s biggest fine art and antiques auctioneers, has started the autumn season at a cracking pace. Already this month, the company has(...)