Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway will struggle to clinch a big acquisition this year, the doyen of the investing world lamented in his annual lette(...)

Mike Quinn, the chief executive of Bord Na Móna, will join Ervia in October in the same role.

Ervia, the parent company of Irish Water, has confirmed that Mike Quinn will replace Michael McNicholas as chief executive of the company in October. (...)

Mike Quinn is poised to take the chief executive role at Irish Water’s parent Ervia after being offered the job in recent days

BARRY O’HALLORAN Bord Na Móna chief executive Mike Quinn is poised to take the same role at Irish Water’s parent Ervia after being offered the job in(...)

Michael McNicholas: Ervia has been searching for a chief executive to replace him. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Bord na Móna chief executive Mike Quinn is understood to be a leading candidate for the same role at Irish Water’s parent, Ervia. The State-owned ho(...)

Investor Warren Buffett: has taken stakes in three large US airlines under his wing. Photograph:  Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bet on the biggest US airlines, reversing decades of aversion to the industry. Berkshire held 21.8 million shares(...)

Berkshire revealed its higher Apple stake on the same day George Soros’ firm Soros Fund Management and Leon Cooperman’s Omega Advisors said they dissolved their own Apple stakes

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has increased its stake in Apple by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone maker even as prominent investors l(...)

Warren Buffett (85)  Charlie Munger (92) fielded five hours of questions on such matters as Coca-Cola’s sugary drinks, lower shipping volumes on the BNSF railroad, risks from derivatives, and who might succeed Buffett as chief executive.

Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins the White House in November, and the billionaire i(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett  walks with Kevin T. Clayton, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary Clayton Home. Warren Buffett said he had “no apologies whatsoever” for the lending practices of the company’s Clayton Homes mobile home unit, which had been accused in a published report of predatory lending.

Warren E. Buffett took aim Saturday at the “negative drumbeat” of this year’s US presidential campaign, saying that the view that children today would(...)

Warren Buffet’s $30 billion-plus purchase of Precision Castparts is the biggest M&A deal announced so far this year

Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have climbed close to a record high this year, accelerated by a trio of multibillion-dollar deals in the US,(...)

Business jets  at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (Labace) in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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In numbers: Sliced bread is toast 5 Percentage drop in UK bread sales last year, with another 4 per cent decline expected this year, according to rese(...)

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