Aryzta owns the Cuisine de France brand in Ireland and supplies internationally to the likes of McDonal’s, Subway and Lidl.

The board of Aryzta is at odds over whether to continue to entertain a potential takeover bid from a unit of US activist hedge fund group Elliott Mana(...)

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Embattled Irish-Swiss baked goods group Aryzta said its pick for chairman of the company, Andreas Schmid, had withdrawn his candidacy.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

Among gainers on the Iseq all-share index  were construction names such as insulation maker Kingspan and  Dublin-headquartered but London-listed Grafton Group. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Global markets edged higher on Friday as investors weighed better-than-expected corporate earnings and increased mergers and acquisitions activity in (...)

In New York, the S&P 500 fell in volatile trading as heavyweight tech-related stocks slipped after a sharp rebound in the previous session. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP Photo

Major European bourses closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) kept its policy rates unchanged and said its existing stimulus (...)

Aryzta is in advanced talks to be taken over by a unit of US activist hedge fund group Elliott Management, led by billionaire Paul Singer.

Embattled Irish-Swiss baked goods group Aryzta said on Thursday that it is in advanced talks to be taken over by a unit of US activist hedge fund grou(...)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange   in New York. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Wall Street’s main indices edged higher on Monday as investors bet on increased chances of monetary stimulus from central banks around the world to bo(...)

A   football jersey introduced by Juventus after Ronaldo’s signing sold out in two months. Photograph: Getty

Juventus is looking to tap the international bond markets for the first time, as the storied Italian football club seeks to raise fresh funding after (...)

The Ricard family is the largest shareholder in Pernod Ricard, with a 16 per cent stake and 22 per cent of voting rights.  Photograph: iStock

Billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management pounced on another European corporate icon, building a stake in Pernod Ricard in an effort to boost retur(...)

 Michael Dell, founder of the Dell computer company, at the company’s offices in Round Rock, Texas. Photograph: Ben Sklar/The New York Times

Dell Technologies sweetened its bid to buy back a tracking stock it issued in 2016, winning support from investors who were blocking the PC maker’s co(...)

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has his eye on Dell. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Activist investor Carl Icahn reported an increased 8.3 per cent stake in Dell tracking stock on Monday, as he looks to block a proposed plan by the c(...)

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