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Applegreen is going private to better harness future growth opportunities.

Shareholders in Applegreen will be asked to vote next month on the proposed move by a group that includes the fuel forecourt retailer ’s two founding(...)

Cardboard box maker Smurfit Kappa’s stock reached an all-time high last week. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Investors tracking the Iseq index are essentially buying only “six names” in a highly concentrated market, leading to risks if one or two of these run(...)

Amazon’s shares soared as much as 92 per cent during 2020. Photograph: Thorsten Wagner/Bloomberg

Amazon was a clear Wall Street winner from the coronavirus crisis. The online retailer and cloud computing giant’s shares soared as much as 92 per ce(...)

An Iraqi investor looks at an electronic board showing shares’ information at the Iraqi stock exchange in Baghdad. Photograph:  EPA/Ahmed Jalil

European shares posted their best day in six weeks on Tuesday, rebounding from a sharp sell-off as optimism around Brexit and US stimulus helped to al(...)

The move to take Applegreen private comes as the business grapples with Covid-19, Brexit and an accelerating shift by motorists towards electric vehicles

Applegreen’s two founding directors and main shareholders, who have joined forces with a part of US investment giant Blackstone to bid €718 million fo(...)

One of the men told gardaí they intended to threaten a third party by ‘firing at their house’ but denied they were on a ‘murder mission’. File photograph: Collins Courts

Three men caught with a submachine gun and a sawn-off shotgun in Co Offaly earlier this year were “not professional hitmen”, a judge said when he sent(...)

A Frankfurt trader watching news on a television monitor as the Dax shows a drop. Photograph: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

European shares slipped on Friday, ending a frantic week in a subdued mood as worries mounted over the impact of the resurgent Covid-19 pandemic and d(...)

Applegreen’s Robert Etchingham and Joseph Barrett, who own 41.3 per cent of the company between them, are plotting  a takeover bid valuing the company at almost €694 million.

Davy stocks analyst Allan Smylie sent out a research note to clients on Applegreen in early October, advising there was plenty of value in the fuel fo(...)

Shares in petrol station chain Applegreen surged 44.3% to €5.60. File photograph: The Irish Times

Brexit jitters prompted investors to sell shares on Thursday, hitting Irish-focused equities and travel stocks. DUBLIN Petrol station chain Applegre(...)

Applegreen’s co-founders are involved in a bid to take the company private. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fuel forecourt retailer Applegreen said on Thursday its co-founders and a part of the Blackstone US private equity group have come together to bid to (...)

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