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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(...)

JP McManus, Dermot Desmond and John Magnier: trio are major shareholders in Barchester Healthcare, which was put up for sale earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Asian investors are among up to a dozen parties circling Barchester Healthcare, the UK care homes group co-owned by businessmen Dermot Desmond, JP McM(...)

State forestry company chief executive Fergal Leamy has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for September, an award run in ass(...)

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in La La Land, which was among the most popular movies at Odeon’s Irish cinemas last year. Photograph: Dale Robinette/Lionsgate

UCI, which operates in the Republic under the Odeon brand name, saw revenues rise last year on the back of high attendances for a number of Hollywood (...)

WeWork and the Blackstone-backed Office Group are vying to lease New York’s Flatiron Building

WeWork and the Blackstone-backed Office Group are vying to lease New York’s Flatiron Building, which could become the biggest landmark so far to be oc(...)

 Traders monitor the markets in the S&P options pit at the   global markets exchange in Chicago, Illinois.  Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty

Shares rose as US president Donald Trump pulled back from plans to block Chinese investment in American tech companies, easing fears of a trade war. H(...)

Increasing trade war rhetoric shook global markets on Monday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Global markets reversed many of last week’s gains as concerns surrounding a trade war between the US and China resurfaced. Ireland’s benchmark Iseq (...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney: remuneration of about  €2.5 million last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Just how much should a corporate executive be paid in salary and bonuses? It’s a question that’s been asked for decades, coming more and more into foc(...)

Sitting comfortably: AMC is set to have 627 cinemas and more than 7,600 screens in eight countries after the purchase of Europe’s biggest cinema operator, Odeon & UCI Cinemas

AMC Entertainment Holdings said on Tuesday it would buy London-based Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group to create the world’s largest movie theatre operato(...)

AMC said it would assume £407 million of net debt as part of the deal, which is expected to close by December 31st

AMC Entertainment Holdings said on Tuesday it would buy London-based Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group to create the world’s largest movie theater operato(...)

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