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(...)

Uniphar chief executive Ger Rabbette (left) with chairman Maurice Pratt. The CCPC cleared it to buy Sisk Healthcare in August, subject to information-sharing restrictions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The number of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) notified to the State’s competition watchdog increased 36 per cent to 98 last year, with real estate(...)

Uniphar chief executive Ger Rabbette (left) and chairman  Maurice Pratt. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Regulators will allow medical supplies specialist Uniphar to buy Sisk Group’s hospital equipment business subject to certain conditions. Uniphar agre(...)

The acquisition by Irish retailer Smyths Toys of 90 Toys “R” Us stores  for €79 million is among the notable transactions recorded in Investec’s latest quarterly tracker of mergers and acquisitions

Smurfit Kappa’s €460 million acquisition of Dutch recycling business Reparenco, and the acquisition of 90 Toys “R” Us stores across Germany, Austria a(...)

Uniphar chief executive  Ger Rabbette and chairman Maurice Pratt: Uniphar has spent more than €150 million on seven acquisitions since 2012 as it reshaped its business model, and expanded its footprint. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

On Thursday, Irish pharmacy-related company Uniphar announced the acquisition of family-owned Sisk Healthcare, its biggest such deal in five years. T(...)

Uniphar chairman Maurice Pratt.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin-based Uniphar Group plc has agreed to buy the healthcare distribution business of Sisk Group, subject to the approval of the Competition and Co(...)