McCann FitzGerald’s  managing partner Barry Devereux and corporate partner Gary McSharry: Mr McSharry will head the law firm’s New York office. Photograph: Picasa

Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald is to open an office in New York this month. The law firm, which has offices in Dublin, London and Brussels, is expa(...)

Fyffes shareholders were left with €3.8 million between them to compensate then for the failed merger attempt

Fyffes’ proposed $1 billion merger with its fruit distributor peer, Chiquita Brands International, may have fallen at the final hurdle last year when (...)

Chiquita Brands International and the Cutrale-Safra group have announced a definitive merger agreement. Photo: Bloomberg

Brazilian consortium Cutrale-Safra has won the battle to acquire Chiquita Brands International, announcing today it had entered a definitive merger ag(...)

Chiquita Brands International has rejected a revised $686 million joint offer from Brazil’s Cutrale Group and Safra Group. Photo: Bloomberg

Banana producer Chiquita Brands International said it would start takeover talks with Brazil’s Cutrale Group and Safra Group after its shareholders v(...)

Dalata rose 0.7 per cent on confirmation it has acquired Whites of Wexford Hotel (pictured) and the Clayton Hotel.

The Iseq index of Irish shares followed other markets down as shares suffered their biggest losses in years and the dollar slumped yesterday after the(...)

Chiquita bananas are displayed for sale. Brazil’s Cutrale Group and Safra Group boosted their offer to buy Chiquita Brands International to about $658 million. Photo: Bloomberg

Brazil’s Cutrale Group and Safra Group boosted their offer to buy Chiquita Brands International to about $658 million, raising pressure on the banana(...)

Banana importer Fyffes surged 2.34 per cent to €1.095 following news it and Chiquita Brands International have agreed new terms for an all-share merger. Photograpr: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Stocks rose yesterday as positive news on the US economy sparked hopes it would lift Europe. Data from Washington’s commerce department showed that U(...)

Bunches of Fyffes bananas sit displayed for sale on a fruit and vegetable stall. Chiquita  has won more favourable terms for a proposed merger with Fyffes in an effort to save the all-stock deal following a rival approach. Photo: Bloomberg

Chiquita Brands International has won more favourable terms for a proposed merger with Fyffes in an effort to save the all-stock deal following a riva(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary  at a news conference in New York yesterday to announce Ryanair’s pledge to buy up to 200 new Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Photograph: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

European stocks slid for a second day as investors weighed equity valuations and UK shares fell on concerns that Scotland may vote for independence(...)

Chiquita Brands International has postponed a shareholder meeting to vote on its proposed acquisition of Fyffes and told a Brazilian group that it’s willing to talk about being bought instead. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Chiquita Brands International, owner of the namesake banana label, postponed a shareholder meeting to vote on its proposed acquisition of Irish food g(...)

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