David McCann of Fyffes: calculating your capital gain when the shares you hold relate to a different corporate structure to the one in which you investedis not straightforward. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

I have some shares in Fyffes. I don’t understand what part Blackrock and Total Produce play in Fyffes. Can you please explain?If I were to sell my sha(...)

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Irish Water Rose Hynes (chairwoman) Ms Hynes is the chairwoman of both Ervia (formerly known as Bord Gáis) and Irish Water, to which she wa(...)

Total Produce Carl McCann said the company’s  growth will continue to be driven by successful acquisitions. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Revenues at fresh food distributor Total Produce declined 4.5 per cent to €1.59 billion in the six months to the end of June, against a background (...)

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David McCann,  chief executive of Fyffes:  must have felt as if he was walking on water. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Four months ago, when Fyffes’s $1 billion merger with its US banana rival Chiquita was announced, David McCann, the Irish company’s chief executive, m(...)

European stocks rose, with the region’s benchmark index capping its longest streak of weekly gains since November, as data showed a drop in German bu(...)

Total Produce chairm Carl McCann has previously gone on record to say the group’s growth in recent years has been primarily driven by acquisitions

Fresh food distributor Total Produce has said it is continuing to actively pursue acquisition opportunities to further expand in both Europe and North(...)

Out Wednesday: UK retail sales (Apr).  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg
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European stocks surged today, reversing a big portion of the previous session’s sharp losses after Russian president Vladimir Putin said he would o(...)

Total Produce chairman Carl McCann said the group’s growth in 2013 was primarily driven by successful acquisitions completed  including the investment in Oppenheimer in North America.

Revenues at fresh food distributor Total Produce climbed 13 per cent to €3.2 billion last year, boosted by a string of acquisitions. The (...)