Organisation: Smurfit Kappa
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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Stock markets on both sides of the Irish Sea are bracing for a week of high political drama at Westminster, which may decide whether Britain is set to crash out of the EU at the end of October.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
A sharp rebound for Irish bank shares capped a week in which global stock markets were haunted by the threat of global recession, sparking a flight by investors from shares to government bonds.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Global markets appear to have called time on the dangerous game of hardball US president Donald Trump is playing with China, as a plunge in shares, government bond yields, and the price of oil signalled his trade wars could lead to world recession.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Shares in paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa fell marginally after it was hit with a €124m fine by Italy's competition authority over alleged price-fixing; a move which the company said it will "vigorously" appeal.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Ireland will be the worst hit economy in the eurozone if the US-China trade spat broadens to envelop Europe, according to a leading economics group.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Limerick-born brothers John and Patrick Collison, founders of online payments company Stripe, have been named as winners of the Irish Times Business Person of the Year Award.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
The draft agreement between the UK and the EU is not a “bad deal” for the UK. People who say it is a bad deal are only dividing a nation. We must not let them divide our island of Ireland, writes
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
In the overall scheme of things, the Republic of Ireland is a tiny state with a population of just 4.7m people, albeit a population that is rising strongly.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018
Paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) is eyeing acquisition opportunities in the Americas as it looks to grow further in the region.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2018
Smurfit Kappa said it will buy Dutch paper and recycling firm Reparenco for about €460m, increasing the intrigue as it continues to try and see off a takeover bid from rival International Paper (IP) of the US.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
Irish paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa has rejected a raised takeover offer from US rival International Paper, but a sharp 3.4% fall in Smurfit shares may well signal the hostile suitor is so far winning the €8.9bn bidding war.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
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Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
As we look back at 2017, Brexit and Trump are two words that came to define many of the year’s headlines, says John Daly
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Smurfit Kappa shares rose 3% as the international box-packaging firm posted rises in revenue and margins on the economic recovery in the EU. It said demand for recycled containerboard had reduced stock levels in Europe, while global demand for kraft liner, or packaging paper, meant supply was “extremely tight”. Shares of packaging firms such as Smurfit Kappa tend to slide during world economic downturns because it is very difficult to close capital-intensive mills.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
Smurfit Kappa shares rose 3% as the international box-packaging firm posted rises in revenue and margins on the economic recovery in the EU.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
Paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa Group has extended its presence in Russia with the acquisition of a Moscow-based corrugated packaging company for an undisclosed sum.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
A number of Irish stocks felt the benefit as global markets rallied yesterday and investors weighed back in on the back of easing tensions between the US and North Korea.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) is set to spend more than €400m this year on organic investments and acquisitions, with €177m already spent in the first half.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Dublin-based paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa has the ability to spend up to €1bn on acquisitions this year without harming its balance sheet or breaching its lending covenants, management has said.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
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Thu, 05 Jan, 2017
The winter selling season for Irish art continues apace next week with major sales by Morgan O’Driscoll at the RHA Gallery in Dublin next Monday at 6pm and by James Adam on Wednesday at 6pm.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
US private equity house Madison Dearborn Partners has reached initial agreement to buy Irish-founded packaging company Powerflute less than a year after failing at the first attempt.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
There’s a sort of musical chairs series of moves afoot at several of Munster’s TV, audio and white goods retailers this month. As one Cork city centre retailer prepares to move to an edge-of town spot for a larger footprint in coming weeks, the first out of the traps to officially confirm a relocation is the well-known and long-established Soundstore.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Shares in Irish packaging company Smurfit Kappa fell by more than 3% yesterday despite a significant uptick in profitability in the opening six months of the year.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Shares in paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa jumped more than 3% in early trading yesterday on the back of it posting a 31% increase in quarterly profits and forecasting strong earnings growth for the full year.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Each quarter, every quoted US company provides results and updated guidance which is honed in on by analysts and investors to provide a gauge as to how the company is performing and how the outlook for the remainder of the year compares with the prior view.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Investors in the Irish stock market should favour Irish firms that have less exposure to the UK — until the outcome of the British referendum on membership of the EU is known, Merrion Capital has said in a major report.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa is to switch its primary share listing from Dublin to London next month in a move aimed at expanding its investor base and gaining access to the FTSE index.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Executive pay levels at Smurfit Kappa Group declined by nearly 39% last year, amid a shake-up of the group’s management.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
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Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
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Sat, 26 Dec, 2015
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
The huge strengths of Ireland’s exporting base — which helped the country get through its worst ever economic crisis — were highlighted yesterday in the annual publication of the list of the top exporters on the island.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Former Anglo director Fintan Drury revealed some of his friends find it "lacking in credibility" the bank’s situation was not discussed with then taoiseach Brian Cowen at a golf outing.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Paper and packaging giant, Smurfit Kappa has announced a 30% increase in its first half dividend for shareholders to 20c per share; bringing the full-year 2015 payment to 60c per share.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2015
Paddy Power is unlikely to follow up its latest cash bonanza for shareholders, with another bumper pay-out in the foreseeable future.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
Packaging group Smurfit Kappa has appointed Tony Smurfit as chief executive-designate to take over in August when Gary McGann retires after 13 years as CEO.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
Smurfit Kappa has agreed to sell off a range of non-core assets in what is described by the buyer as its biggest equity investment to date.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Dublin-based paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa has, reportedly, emerged as a possible €8bn takeover target for US industry giant International Paper.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
A project to divert business waste from landfill could save schools from mounting bills on art materials.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015