Fyffes

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Trade publication Private Equity International has said that ‘Carlyle itself and the private equity giant’s founders are understood to have committed to the fund’.

Backers including Bank of Ireland and the State are reported to have put €115 million into a new fund launched in the Republic by former employees of (...)

David McCann joined Fyffes in 1985

David McCann is retiring as chairman and chief executive of Fyffes as the end of the month, signalling a changing of the guard at the Irish fruit impo(...)

Carl McCann, chairman, Balmoral International Land.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Balmoral International Land, a property company spun out of tropical fruits group Fyffes in 2006, expects the coronavirus crisis to have an impact on (...)

Just as the coronavirus ravages the world in the absence of a vaccine, so the banana disease fusarium wilt is marching inexorably around the globe, leaving a trail of scorched plantations in its wake

In the banana plantations of the tropical lowlands of Ecuador, workers are being issued with protective clothing and disinfectant is provided for thei(...)

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

Fyffes total debt increased by almost €100 million to €274.4 million last year. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Tropical fruits group Fyffes spent €36.6 million last year buying Canadian mushroom companies, expanding a business that it entered into in 2016. The(...)

Fyffes will not appeal a decision by the UK’s Ethical Trading Initiative at the end of March to expel it as a member following a dispute over workers’ rights at its Honduras melon farming business. File photograph: Bloomberg

Tropical fruits group Fyffes has received an almost €183 million equity injection from its Japanese owner Sumitomo to replace parental borrowings and (...)

The former chairman of Deloitte and Touche developed expertise in several areas including tax and corporate restructuring.

John Donnelly, high-profile accountant and leading insolvency practitioner, has died aged 90. Mr Donnelly, a former chairman of Deloitte and Touche, (...)

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(...)

Fyffes said the “safety and well-being of all our workers is a core value” of the company. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Dublin-headquartered fruit company Fyffes strongly rejected allegations of abuse at a Honduran melon plantation, saying the safety of its workers is a(...)

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