Niall FitzGerald was chief executive and chairman of Unilever from 1996 to 2004

Former Unilever chief executive Niall FitzGerald has become the new chairman of the UCD Michael Smurfit graduate business school advisory board. (...)

NTR chairman Tom Roche. The agreement ends months of acrimony among shareholders

Ciarán HancockNTR’s three biggest shareholders have reached an agreement to sell the investment company’s wind assets in the United States to be follo(...)

Chief executive Rosheen McGuckian said the company was committed to pressing ahead with its plan for investing in EU wind assets. Photograph: Frank Miller

After 2½ hours of rancour at Thursday’s annual general meeting, NTR chairman Tom Roche and his fellow board members can be in no doubt about the disse(...)

Shareholder David Meagher speaking from the floor at the NTR agm: “The assets should be sold and the money should be returned to shareholders.” Photograph: Frank Miller

He might have lost the support of some NTR shareholders recently but chairman Tom Roche has at least retained a certain sense of humour. Just after 10(...)

NTR chairman Tom Roche at the company’s agm in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller

NTR has secured “framework debt packages of €100 million” for its plan to invest in 150 megawatts of wind assets in Europe, its chairman Tom Roche tol(...)

The board of NTR, which is chaired by Tom Roche, has come under pressure to sell its wind assets in the US. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Halloween might still be some weeks away but we can expect fireworks this morning at NTR’s annual meeting in the Conrad Hotel in Dublin as disgruntled(...)

NTR chairman Tom Roche

A draft plan to radically restructure unlisted investment group NTR was agreed by its three major shareholders and presented to the company’s senior (...)

NTR chairman Tom Roche. The annual meeting is the obvious platform for Roche or, if he feels conflicted given his control of Woodford Capital , one of the non-execs, to outline the plan for NTR’s future that has been drafted behind the scenes. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There’s a wind blowing through Irish investment group NTR and it’s not being generated by its turbines in the United States. Last weekend, the (...)

Noel Smyth: said it is imperative that sites controlled by the National Asset Management Agency are not offered into the market without clear and unequivocal commitments from those agreeing to purchase them. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Private-equity and buyout funds that acquire development land should be regulated to preventing them from hoarding it, according to property develo(...)

Rosheen McGuckian, chief executive of Greenstar: her growth focus is built around adding 150 megawatts of wind capacity to its portfolio over the next two years. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

It has been a bumpy ride but Irish investment group NTR appears to be on the road to recovery. Accounts for the year to the end of March 2014 show tha(...)