Viridian’s initial public offering (IPO) is expected to be launched before the end of the year with the listing likely to be in London. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Bahrain bank Arcapita has hired JP Morgan to lead a share listing for Irish energy firm Viridian Group, in a deal that could give the firm a value, in(...)

Viridian subsidiary  Energia will launch a domestic service in the Republic offering lower electricity and natural gas prices to householders.

Energy group Viridian plans to enter the Republic’s domestic market in the autumn, raising the prospect of increased competition and lower electricity(...)

Ian Thom, chief executive of Viridian: “We will want to be competitive against the market. You have got be price competitive, otherwise you won’t get off first base.” <QA0>
photograph: paul moane/aurora pa

Irish energy group Viridian has an indirect connection with an offbeat bit of legal history. A month ago, part of its biggest shareholder, Bahrain-bas(...)