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Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Convenience food firm Greencore said it is actively considering “airlifting” fresh food produce to Britain in the event of a disorderly Brexit. At th(...)

Caterpillar, a bellwether for global industrials, fell more than 8 per cent. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

European shares slid on Monday as optimism about the end of a US government shutdown faded and growth worries reared their head again. DUBLIN Monday(...)

From left, Uniphar chief executive Ger Rabbette with chairman Maurice Pratt: Uniphar’s acquisition of Sisk Healthcare was the largest deal involving both Irish buyers and sellers in 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving Irish companies is at its highest level since at least 2005, according to a new study by In(...)

 Patrick Coveney,  chief executive of Greencore: the company will discuss its intention to return £509 million (€580 million) to investors on Tuesday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Monday Results: Whirlpool, Caterpillar. Indicators: Irish retail sales (Dec), overseas travel (Dec); Euro zone loan growth and money supply (Dec);(...)

Having sold off its US business unexpectedly, Greencore has decided to return to shareholders £509 million (about €580 million) of the €93 million it got in that deal.

I am a small Greencore holder dating back to post Irish Sugar privatisation in December 1991. I find the current offer very confusing and much of the (...)

Greencore: The share buyback  means you either sell out some or all of your interest, or give up the chance to benefit from the return of capital following the company’s sale of its US operations. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is most peculiar that a company like Greencore decides to return the surplus on a deal to shareholders and then ends up only passing it on to those(...)

Greencore  is asking shareholders to either accept or reject a tender offer for their shares. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

I would appreciate any clarification you can provide on the Greencore tender offer. I understood that when Greencore sold its US business, it announce(...)

  John Stapleton: “They still kind of think, ‘well I still don’t know what form of Brexit it’s going to be, so I’ll just wait and see until it happens and then I’ll get ready’.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

“Almost to a man or a woman, nobody’s preparing properly in the UK for Brexit. ” It’s a stark commentary. But businessman John Stapleton is a straigh(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Greencore plans to return £509 million to investors by way of a tender offer priced at £1.95 per ordinary share, representing a 17.5 per cent premium (...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore has altered how it plans to disburse £509 million (€570.6 billion) of capital from the sale of its US business amid an outcry from sharehold(...)

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