Tony Smurfit, who succeeded Gary McGann as chief executive last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Smurfit Kappa is expected to join the FTSE 250 within months after the paper packaging giant was granted a UK nationality assignment for the purposes (...)

Smurfit Kappa’s North American unit has bought two small packaging companies in California for an undisclosed sum. Dublin headquartered Smurfit has b(...)

Tony Smurfit, whose father, Michael Smurfit, was previously chief executive Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

Packaging group Smurfit Kappa awarded its new chief executive a pay packet of €3.3 million last year. Tony Smurfit, who took over from Gary McGann a(...)

Michael Smurfit: reported to have been seen having dinner on Caribbean island.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was a good week for Tony Smurfit, the chief executive of paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa, who got to present a stellar set of results on We(...)

Tony Smurfit:    played down the share price spike and said the company was only recovering what it has lost in recent weeks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Smurfit Kappa Group has set its sights on the blue-chip FTSE 100 index of the biggest companies on the London Stock Exchange after its share price bou(...)

Chief executive Tony Smurfit. The group  said it is considering transferring its UK listing arrangements from standard to premium

Pretax profits at packaging group Smurfit Kappa rose 58 per cent in 2015 to €599 million from €378 million a year earlier, as it announced the appoint(...)

There was a big entry to the Christmas quiz and plenty of you got all the correct answers. The winner is John Kelly from Rathfarnham in Dublin. Congr(...)

Tony Smurfit of Smurfit Kappa Group

Packaging group Smurfit Kappa has announced the acquisition of two Brazilian companies for €186 million. The company has acquired integrated paper-ba(...)

Tony Smurfit: owed €1.2 million by the stud business. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Another establishment-linked business to file 2014 accounts this week was the Forenaghts Stud in Naas, Co Kildare. Its retained losses grew by €200,00(...)

Tony Smurfit indicated that Smurfit Kappa will continue  seeking out acquisitions annually worth up to €300 million, which he said it is able to finance from its own resources. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Tony Smurfit, who took over from Gary McGann two months ago as chief executive of Smurfit Kappa packaging group, says he will maintain the same broad(...)