Shareholders at Irish engineering firm Kentz have approved the takeover of the business by Canadian rival, SNC-Lavalin. The acquisition, which remains(...)

Canadian engineering and construction company SNC Lavalin has it would acquire Kentz Corp. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

The Malaysian investors who stepped in 20 years ago to rescue engineering group Kentz from examinership are poised to make about €184 million if th(...)

Investors turn away from airlines on the back of concern over oil prices arising from the ongoing crisis in Iraq. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks declined yesterday, after posting a ninth weekly gain in 10, as investors watched developments in Iraq and as euro-zone manufacturing(...)

Kentz has  built an impressive track record providing engineering, construction and technical support services to many of the world’s leading resource clients.

There aren’t too many Clonmel-based companies that find themselves getting bought out by a Canadian conglomerate for €1.45 billion, but Kentz has alw(...)

Kentz’s shares were trading at 930 pence in early trading on Monday following the announcement.

CHARLIE TAYLORCanada’s largest engineering and construction company SNC-Lavalin is to acquire Tipperary-based Kentz for $1.16 billion (€1.45 billion) (...)

Kentz, which has its origins in Clonmel, Co.Tipperary, has reported profit before tax for 2013 of $118 million, up 12.6 per cent on the previous year, from revenue of $1.66 billion. The company’s shares were up 4 per cent in morning trade.

Kentz achieved a double-digit percentage rise in earnings last year, in line with expectations, bucking the trend of rivals hit by falling prof(...)

Kentz’s clients include many of the oil & gas majors

It seems it’s a long way from Tipperary to the boardrooms of the suitors of Kentz, the Clonmel-based engineering group.For weeks, the UK-listed Kentz (...)

German based M+W Group has announced it is no longer pursuing a deal to acquire Irish engineering firm Kentz.

German based M+W Group has announced it is no longer pursuing a deal to acquire Irish engineering firm Kentz. M+W had had an indicative offer of some (...)

Amec, a British rival of Kentz, and the German M+W Group both confirmed yesterday that they had made approaches about a possible buyout of Kentz, whic(...)

Kentz Executive director Christian Brown. The company has received approaches from companies including Amec Plc, a UK engineering firm for energy projects, sources said.

Global engineering group Kentz is considering a sale after receiving interest from potential buyers, according to industry insiders. Kentz received ap(...)

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