The proceeds of the debt issuance, along with the proceeds from the sale of the six glass plants, will be used to repay senior notes due 2017

CHARLIE TAYLORThe Ardagh Group, the Luxembourg-based packaging giant run by Paul Coulson, has announced plans to sell €1.8 billion of debt.The moves c(...)

Glenthorne: sold at auction last month for almost 30 per cent above the guide price of €2.75 million 3:24

It likely will not please the Greencore boss Patrick Coveney to know we have learned he is the buyer of Glenthorne, a plush Ranelagh house recently so(...)

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 (...)

U2 singer Bono speaking at the Convention Centre in Dublin in March. The band fell five places in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, as the wealth of their former manager is now listed separately. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The rich are getting richer, according to the latest study of Ireland’s wealthiest people by the Sunday Times. The fortunes of Ireland’s 250 we(...)

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(...)

Ardagh agreed to buy bottle-maker Verallia for €1.275 billion from French group Saint Gobain in January 2013.

Paul Coulson’s Ardagh has completed its €1.3 billion purchase of rival packaging group Verallia North America (VNA) after US regulators gave th(...)

Ardagh has been working with Citigroup to sell the majority of its US bottle-to-jam jar division Anchor Glass, which it bought for $892 million in 2012

Ardagh Glass is expecting to receive bids for its Budweiser beer bottle-making unit this week in a deal that woul(...)

In July, the Federal Trade Commission warned that the takeover of Veralliato by Ardagh could result in US consumers paying higher prices for beers and spirits.

Packaging group Ardagh has to repay the $1.4 billion raised to pay for its proposed purchase of US rival Verallia having missed a deadline for appr(...)

Ardagh chairman Paul Coulson: if deal with the US Federal Trade Commission over the takeover of St Gobain’s US unit Verallia can’t be done by Monday then its funding becomes a headache. Photograph: Frank Miller

It looks like being a busy weekend for Paul Coulson and his fellow Ardagh executives. As of last night there did not appear to be any breakthrough in (...)

The Ardagh Group is in settlement talks aimed at saving a proposed $1.7 billion deal to buy  Verallia North America

The Ardagh Group, the Luxembourg-based packaging firm run by Paul Coulson, is in settlement talks aimed at saving a proposed $1.7 billion deal to buy (...)