Former Aryzta chairman Gary McGann during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Switzerland, 2018. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Troubled Swiss-Irish bakery group Aryzta may have been the second-worst Iseq 20 performer last year, falling by about 36 per cent, but that didn’t sto(...)

Arytza, owner of the Cuisine de France brand, is in a takeover battle.

Lodbrook Capital has become the latest large shareholder in embattled frozen baked goods group Aryzta to voice its opposition to a proposed takeover o(...)

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Aryzta’s board of directors will back the re-election of Urs Jordi as chairman at the upcoming annual general meeting the food group said. Mr Jordi (...)

The Swiss-Irish baked goods group, which owns the Cuisine de France and Otis Spunkmeyer labels, has been struggling to halt a decline in earnings, particularly in the US. Photograph: iStock

Embattled Irish-Swiss baked goods group Aryzta said its pick for chairman of the company, Andreas Schmid, had withdrawn his candidacy. “I had made my(...)

Turning around the company’s North American business is behind schedule, with Covid-19 posing major challenges.

Irish business grandee Gary McGann admitted in early 2019, a little year into the job as chairman of the Aryzta, that he may not have taken on the job(...)

Aryzta chairman Gary McGann. Photograph: Getty Images

A group of dissident shareholders in Aryzta is understood to be open to dropping its demand that chief executive Kevin Toland step down from the board(...)

Shares in Aryzta are down more than 85 per cent from when the company raised about €800 million in an emergency share sale in late 2018.

A group of dissident shareholders Aryzta has accused the baked goods group of “delaying tactics” in only agreeing to hold an extraordinary general mee(...)

Aryzta CEO Kevin Toland and chairman Gary McGann persuaded shareholders to back a 2018 rescue fundraise. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Spanish activist investor Cobas Asset Management, the largest shareholder in Swiss-Irish baked goods group Aryzta, is back. And this time it’s got com(...)

 Cuisine de France is one of Aryzta’s brands. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Has Aryzta inched closer to selling its troubled US arm? That’s now the single biggest question hanging over the business. The Swiss-Irish baked goods(...)

Cobas, Aryzta’s largest shareholder, has been pushing for changes since at least 2018. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Swiss-Irish baked goods group Aryzta has announced a strategic review of the company on foot of another slump in its market valuation. The company be(...)

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