End-of-year figures for property sales show a slight cooling-off in the otherwise upward trajectory for asking prices. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Monday Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Jan); UK manufacturing and industrial production (Dec), GDP (Dec), construction output (Dec), business inv(...)

Photograph: iStock

Paper and packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa has opened a new plant in Mexico, strengthening its presence in the region. The plant, based in Tijua(...)

Gary McGann at the Pendulum Summit. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Veteran business executive Gary McGann, who was a director of Anglo Irish Bank when it collapsed a decade ago, has conceded that the bank’s board at t(...)

Dermot Smurfit: announced that he was stepping down from the board of Dublin-listed funds company ML Capital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dermot Smurfit has said cardboard box-making giant Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG), founded by his father, was “absolutely right” to resist a takeover appro(...)

Node Residents Kelly Fischietto, Stefano Gambarotta and Rowena Doyle. Photograph: Tom Honan

Something described as “student halls for grown-ups” might not strike everyone as an ideal living arrangement; less so when it transpires that a room (...)

It was reported last week that the Caracas government seized Smurfit Kappa Carton de Venezuela (SKCV) amid complaints about prices that the company was charging for its products in an alleged abuse of its dominant market position – at a time when the country is grappling with hyperinflation.

Smurfit Kappa said on Wednesday it is “fully committed” to protecting its interests in Venezuela if the government there extends the 90-day period und(...)

People queue to buy food at a mini market in downtown Caracas, Venezuela. Smurfit’s local unit represents less than 1 per cent of core earnings

Venezuelan authorities said late on Thursday that they had arrested two managers of paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa Group, two days after the go(...)

A restaurant in Caracas displays a price in bolívars and sovereign bolívars. The IMF predicted inflation in Venezuela would reach a million per cent by the end of the year. Photograph: Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images

Smurfit Kappa has defended itself after the Venezuelan government took temporary control of the Irish cardboard boxmaker’s subsidiary in the South Ame(...)

Ian Curley (right) previously served as chief financial officer of Smurfit Kappa Group, a FTSE 100 company.

Irish-based life sciences Malin has announced details of a boardroom shake-up, as well as an “extensive review” of the company’s portfolio and develop(...)

The new facility will add 405,000 tonnes of recycled containerboard capacity to Smurfit Kappa Group’s system.

Smurfit Kappa Group has completed its acquisition of Netherlands-based paper and recycling business Reparenco for €460 million. SKG said it expected (...)

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