Sumitomo, which took over Fyffes early last year for €751m,  sold the 30 per cent stake it inherited in Balmoral.  The buyer was a vehicle linked to  Balmoral chairman Carl McCann, above, and his brother, David.

Balmoral International Land, a property company that was spun out of tropical fruits group Fyffes more than a decade ago, has told investors it expect(...)

How has your Fyffes investment grown? Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

I had a holding of 2,100 Fyffes shares, purchased in November 2000. I paid 91 pence a share, or £1,911 plus stamp duty of £19.11 and commission of £28(...)

Assuming the Fyffes takeover is approved, the payout to shareholders will be €2.25 per share.

I know you previously covered the base cost of Fyffes shares for capital gains tax. I bought Fyffes shares at IR£1.70 in the year 2000, I think. I wou(...)

Fyffes shareholders have received one share in each new spunout venture for every share they owned in the original Fyffes. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

I have just reread an article you wrote in November in relation to Fyffes shares. I bought 2,000 Fyffes shares in December 2000 for £0.76 (each). At (...)