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In Europe, ebitda increased by 17 per cent to €688 million, helped by a 2 per cent organic increase in the volume of boxes sold, higher pricing and acquisitions.

The chief executive of cardboard box-maker Smurfit Kappa has said UK and Irish wholesalers and retailers will have limited scope to stockpile products(...)

Much of the declines of Smurfit Kappa and IP have been down to concerns over box demand and declining prices across the industry. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Cardboard box-maker Smurfit Kappa, which saw off an unwanted takeover bid from International Paper (IP) last year, is unlikely to court renewed intere(...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

From promising acquisitions to significant asset sales and business exits, the winners for July, August and September of this year’s Irish Times Busin(...)

Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Smurfit Kappa said on Wednesday, as it reported record earnings, that it has started proceedings to seek compensation after the Venezuelan government (...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for July, an award run in association with (...)

Smurfit’s board rejected two offers from International Paper, saying that the US company undervalued the Irish business, despite pressure from large shareholders including British asset manager Janus Henderson. which owns 4.3 per cent of the group.

Packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa is borrowing €600 million from investors through a bond issue to pay for its purchase of Dutch rival Reparenco. (...)

A Smurfit Kappa plant in the UK: IP now faces a 12-month ban from making another approach for the group

Smurfit Kappa pledged to redouble efforts to clarify its strategy and boost its market value, as it began a charm offensive with major investors after(...)

Anthony Smurfit, chief executive  of Smurfit Kappa, and Liam O’Mahony, chairman, at the company’s AGM

Shares in Smurfit Kappa slid by as much as 7.5 per cent in London on Monday as hopes faded that its unwanted US suitor would make a third takeover pro(...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit: he  said the acquisition of Reparenco would bring value for shareholders

Irish packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa has agreed to acquire Dutch paper and recycling business Reparenco for approximately €460 million. Smurfit(...)