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Aston Martin: preparing to float on the London Stock Exchange by the end of the year. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Luxury British sports car maker Aston Martin’s Dublin-born chief technical officer, Max Szwaj, is set to be part of a lucrative employee option scheme(...)

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(...)

Intel bought Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye in a deal worth $15.3 billion. Photograph: AFP Photo / Kimihiro Hoshinokimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images
The key sectors

In what was another very strong year for Irish mergers and acquisition activity, there was little change in the sectoral profile, with healthcare, foo(...)

As familiarity with private equity grows here, more internationally flavoured deals are likely to follow. Photograph: iStock

A feature of M&A activity in Ireland right now is its international flavour. “We have seen an increasing number of cross-border transactions, muc(...)

Tom O’Connor, CEO of Version 1: The company expects to record turnover of about £93 million (€106 million) in 2017. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Technology company Version 1 has announced the doubling of its workforce at its Northern Ireland headquarters in Belfast. The IT consultancy will be(...)

 Version 1 is looking to double in size again over the next five years

IT services firm Version 1, which on Wednesday announced plans to create over 350 jobs in Ireland, has not ruled out adding further jobs in the near f(...)

Former Ireland and Munster rugby star and Pendulum Summit chief executive Frankie Sheahan has been declared bankrupt, according to a newspaper report. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

Former Ireland and Munster rugby star and Pendulum Summit chief executive Frankie Sheahan has been declared bankrupt, the Sunday Independent reports. (...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly: Last shares   in Providence  will  be sold as part of  bankruptcy process. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Last O’Reilly’s shares to be sold The last shares held by Sir Anthony O’Reilly in Providence Resources, the company he founded, will shortly be sold (...)