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Sinead Lonergan: “We crossed the €1bn  mark in sales to France for the first time in 2018”

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency which helps Irish firms to export, will open an office in Lyon, its second in France, on Wednesday, as Brexi(...)

French pulmonologist Dr Irene Frachon with a photobook depicting portraits of ‘mediator victims’ as she arrives at court. Photograph: Getty

France’s second largest pharmaceutical company, Servier, went on trial on Monday for manslaughter, causing injury, corruption, deception, destroying e(...)

The 2018 deal values were skewered by the €54 billion approach by Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical for Dublin-headquartered Shire

There was a jump in mergers and acquisitions in the State last year. The value of such deals surged, new figures from Mergermarket show. The value of(...)

Shire’s offices stand at the Citywest Business Campus in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley / BLOOMBERG

Dublin-based drugs giant Shire has completed the sale of its oncology franchise to international pharmaceutical company Servier for $2.4 billion. The(...)

Two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said last week that Takeda had sounded out its major creditors for loans to fund a potential Shire bid.  Photograph:  Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Shire, the Irish rare diseases specialist that is a potential takeover target for Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical, is selling its oncology business to (...)

Pharmacy company Servier (Ireland) Ltd attributed its sales growth to increased production  and more  shipments to Bulgaria and Romania. Photograph:  PA Wire

French pharmaceutical business Servier doubled the dividend it took from its Irish business last year to €40 million.The payout came as Servier (Irela(...)