Shares in UDG rose by 0.5 per cent in early trading in London on Tuesday to £10.71. Photograph: David Sleator

UDG Healthcare confirmed on Tuesday that US private equity group Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has hiked its takeover bid for the Dublin-base(...)

Even the large investor that UDG originally had in the bag to support the deal can’t be counted on to the extent that was once hoped

It seemed that UDG Healthcare would be just another Irish company to exit the market with barely a whimper, when the group revealed four weeks ago tha(...)

Shares in UDG Healthcare spiked on Friday amid speculation that its private equity suitor, Clayton Dubilier & Rice,  may have to raise its £2.61 million bid.

Shares in UDG Healthcare spiked in Friday amid speculation that its private equity suitor, Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) may have to raise it(...)

 Pedestrianised Princes Street in Cork: The outdoor dining enhancement scheme will be run by Fáilte Ireland and local authorities around the country. Photograph:  Clare Keogh

The Government is to invest €17 million in upgrades for local authorities and businesses seeking to create “European-style” outdoor dining spaces. Bu(...)

Liam FitzGerald: oversaw 30 acquisitions during his time as chief executive of UDG between 2000 and 2016

Liam FitzGerald, the former chief executive of UDG Healthcare, has been named as chairman-designate of Gowan Group, succeeding Michael Maughan when he(...)

Former UDG Healthcare chief executive, Liam Fitzgerald, has been hired by New York private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to help drive healthcare investments. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Former UDG Healthcare chief executive Liam Fitzgerald has been hired by New York private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to help drive health(...)

Brendan McAtamney: his  total package for last year came to just under €1.9 million. His predecessor, Liam Fitzgerald, earned more than €2 million. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The salary of the new chief executive of healthcare services provider UDG has risen to €650,000 a year after profits grew at the company last year, it(...)

Ronan Harris is Google’s CEO in Ireland, overseeing a workforce of 5,000. The electrical engineer took up the role in May 2015 and is now charged with running the Irish business, a “growth engine” for businesses across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.   (Photograph: Shane O’Neill /Fennell Photography)

What makes a chief executive? There is no school for CEOs; lawyers go to law school, finance directors undertake accountancy qualifications and heads(...)

Brendan McAtamney (right) succeeded Liam Fitzgerald (centre) as UDG chief executive this year. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

UDG Healthcare, a provider of outsourced services to drug companies, has headroom to carry up to €600 million of acquisitons after selling off its low(...)

Brendan McAtamney (53) joined UDG Healthcare in September 2013 as chief operating officer, having previously held senior management positions with Abbott.

Brendan McAtamney is to step into the role of chief executive of healthcare services provider UDG at the company’s agm in Dublin today, assuming the (...)

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