Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit. The paper packaging firm described the rejected International Paper bid as a “highly opportunistic proposal”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Paper packaging firm Smurfit Kappa rose again in trading in Dublin on Wednesday though the stock was trading below the level of the rejected Internati(...)

Smurfit Kappa Group, led by Tony Smurfit, grandson of its founder, pledged to proceed with its own plan, outlined last month, to invest €1.6bn over the next four years in expanding its business and buying smaller rivals. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Shares in paper packaging giant Smurfit Kappa are set to rise again on Wednesday after it emerged that US rival International Paper’s rejected bid for(...)

Italy’s populist Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio after the elections. Italy’s benchmark index recouped all of its losses from the previous session, up 1.8 per cent, as concerns over political uncertainty following an inconclusive election result eased. Photograph: Getty Images

European shares bounced off six-month lows on Tuesday as the focus shifted from politics to dealmaking and earnings, with paper and packaging stocks s(...)

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards take place. Partner Kevin McLoughlin, centre, says the  finalists, spread across 10 sectors, are reflective of the strength and diversity in Irish business.  Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

Monday Results: Hasbro. Indicators: Euro zone consumer confidence flash (Oct); UK business optimism index (Q4), industrial trends orders (Oct); US(...)

Smurfit Kappa, led by chief executive Tony Smurfit, expects to “have a good year with earnings growth for 2016”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Smurfit Kappa’s chief executive said the company is “far from being a sitting duck” even as it trades at a significant discount to peers and a strong(...)

Aer Lingus shed some of the gains it made on Thursday on the back of reports the Government was close to agreeing to sell the State’s stake to  IAG. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks slid on Friday as concern over the impact of Greek debt was exacerbated by declines in the US and Asia. A two-hour blackout at news a(...)

Tony Smurfit, Smurfit Kappa’s chief operating officer, linked the acquisition to its ‘Open the Future’ global brand campaign: “[Inspirepac has] built excellent businesses in many product and customer sectors which will ... support our continued drive to ‘Open the Future’ within the UK packaging market.”

Smurfit Kappa, the paper and packaging giant, has agreed a £43.5 million deal (€60 million) to buy Inspirepac, a UK-based print business, from the Log(...)

Gary McGann, CEO of Smurfit Kappa The Irish company has so far said nothing  but the whisper in the wind whistling out of the group is that it knows nothing of any potential suitors

How much longer will Smurfit Kappa be able to ignore the continuing market and media speculation concerning rumoured interest in the company from Inte(...)

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