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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 chief executive Patrick Coveney said  the company had received an unsolicited bid for its US business.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shareholders in Irish-based food group Greencore have approved the company’s plan to sell-off its US business to Hearthside Foods for $1.075 billion ((...)

Greencore Group chief excutive Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore said reported revenue rose 0.5 per cent in the third quarter of the year, reaching £639.6 million for the period. In the year to date, grou(...)

Chief executive Patrick Coveney:  “The first half of FY18 has been challenging for Greencore and its shareholders.” Photograph:  Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Shares in convenience food giant Greencore jumped nearly 10 per cent on Tuesday even though the company reported an operating loss of £4.4 million for(...)

Patrick Coveney, chief executive of Greencore: the company will  cease production at its loss-making Rhode Island facility. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney has promised to spend half his time in the US as he scrambles to sort out problems in its business there tha(...)

 Patrick Coveney, chief executive of Greencore:  admitted Greencore had 30 per cent overcapacity across its UK and US operations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney took an unusual tack at Tuesday’s annual general meeting, admitting the company “hadn’t delivered for shareh(...)

Patrick Coveney, CEO Greencore, at their office in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Patrick Coveney’s office in Santry, north Dublin overlooks a picturesque lake where a number of swans spend their days calmly gliding across the surfa(...)

Greencore  chief executive Patrick Coveney: a decision to halt the implementation of an enterprise risk management (ERM) software platform across the firm’s UK operations has cost £29.7 million.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Greencore scrapped executive cash bonuses for the year to September as pretax profits fell 74.3 per cent after the convenience foods group took £78.2 (...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney: “encouraging pipeline of new business” emerging at Peacock Foods. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Shares in Greencore closed up more than 7 per cent in London yesterday after the company published interim results in line with market expectations an(...)

Kingspan chairman Eugene Murtagh and chief financial officer Geoff Doherty: Mr Murtagh’s total pay package increased by 9 per cent last year to €1.915 million. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The 50 or so shareholders gathered at Kingspan’s annual general meeting in Ballsbridge in Dublin on Thursday had good reason to be cheerful. While sh(...)

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