The Waterford Crystal building in Waterford City. About 50,000 high-end pieces of crystal are made each year in the company’s manufacturing facility in Waterford, where it also runs factory tours

The company that owns the Waterford Crystal brand increased its profits by 57 per cent last year in spite of booking redundancy and other once-off co(...)

KPS Capital Partners has appointed Goldman Sachs to auction WWRD, the Anglo-Irish owner of the Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Albert and Royal Doulton porcelain and crystal brands. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES)

The American private equity owners of Waterford Wedgwood are selling the historic ceramics and glassware maker six years after the company’s debts sa(...)

Ardagh’s clients include Coca-Cola. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Ardagh, the Irish-owned supplier of bottles to Budweiser and Coca Cola, used €365 million raised from the sale of a US business earlier this summer to(...)

Ardagh Group revealed in April that it was to sell six US glass-manufacturing plants to private equity fund KPS Capital Partners. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

The disposal of six glass plants in the US by Ardagh Packaging Group earlier this year is credit positive for the packaging group, Moody’s said thi(...)

The Ardagh group is not likely to determine how much it will raise from its planned IPO until nearer the flotation date.

Paul Coulson’s glass and packaging group, Ardagh, is likely to proceed with its long-awaited stock market launch in the second half of next year. The (...)

Ardagh paid $880 million for Anchor Glass in 2012. The business consisted of eight manufacturing plants, as well as a head office and other infrastructure.

Ardagh Group is likely to make just under $500 million (€362m) with the sale of six US glass-manufacturing plants to private equity fund KPS Ca(...)

Ardagh’s US revenues will rise to $2 bilion annually following its acquisition of VNA. Photograph: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Glass manufacturing group Ardagh is to sell six former Anchor Glass plants to meet the terms of an agreement with the US mergers watchdog, the Fede(...)