Greencore is expected to make further bolt-on acquisitions in the UK following its £56m (€61.5m) purchase of prepared salads maker Freshtime.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
Greencore boss Patrick Coveney expects the sandwich-making group to undertake "quite a bit" of acquisition activity in the UK market over the next three to five years.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Tue, 15 Nov, 2016
Greencore expects to meet earnings estimates for its current financial year, after showing better-than-expected underlying growth in its first half.
Wed, 21 May, 2014
Management at Greencore remain confident that improving consumer sentiment in its core market of the UK has not plateaued and that it can continue to see revenues recover there.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
Greeencore CEO Patrick Coveney has faced tough challenges during his time at the helm but the horsemeat scandal threatens to deliver the biggest blow to the company’s reputation and requires deft handling, writes Kyran Fitzgerald
Sat, 16 Feb, 2013
Greencore has beaten market expectations with a strong set of annual results, covering what management has called a breakthrough year for the group.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012
Convenience food producer Greencore has reported revenue growth of 44.5% to €1.4bn in the year to the end of September.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
Greencore has increased its presence in the British food market with the purchase of International Cuisine Ltd (ICL), a Durham-based private label chilled ready-meal business, for an undisclosed sum.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2012
Greencore has reported a near 47% year-on-year rise in third quarter revenues to £298m (€380m).
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney has seen the value of his holding in the group grow to €1.35m on foot of its sustained strong performance.
Wed, 23 May, 2012
Dairy Crest Group is looking to sell its French branded spreads business, St Hubert, in a deal that analysts expect will fetch the dairy foods company about €360m.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
Greencore shares on London’s FTSE are sure to attract a wave of investor interest today, on foot of a 52.6% surge in revenue growth for the 17 weeks to Jan 27.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2012
GREENCORE is to delist from the ISEQ next month, paving the way for a switch of its share listing from Dublin to London.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
NET exceptional costs of £11.7 million (€13.7m) resulted in profits at Greencore being halved in the group’s latest financial year.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2011
GREENCORE has announced that talks relating to a takeover of the company have broken down.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2011
A MANAGEMENT buyout of Irish-owned food group Greencore is looking an increasingly likely possibility, according to one British-based market analyst.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2011
FOOD manufacturer Greencore could yet be partly acquired by its own staff, with London-based Shore Capital Stockbrokers yesterday assessing that a management buyout was still one clear possibility.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
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Wed, 26 Oct, 2011
SHARES in Greencore jumped by more than 20%, at one point yesterday, on news that the company has received a possible takeover approach.
UNIQ — the British convenience food group about to be taken over by Greencore — has reported a significant return to profit for the first half of 2011.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
ONE-IN-THREE prepared sandwiches sold in Britain will come from Irish food company Greencore, following its takeover of British firm Uniq.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2011
GREENCORE is to acquire British convenience food group Uniq for about £113 million (€125m).
Wed, 13 Jul, 2011
Greencore has today swooped for M&S food supplier Uniq in a deal wrapping up the last remaining slice of the former Unigate empire.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2011
Greencore Group today swooped for M&S food supplier Uniq in a deal wrapping up the last remaining slice of the former Unigate empire.
THE results from Greencore, former owners of Irish Sugar — shut down a few years ago due to misguided thinking — showed some resilience.
Wed, 25 May, 2011
THE shares of Greencore Group, whose focus is the own-brand convenience food sector in Britain, rose 2.99% to €2.99 yesterday, following speculation about its future.
Tue, 24 May, 2011
A positive start to trading on Wall Street safeguarded gains on the London market today as investors cheered signs of a revival in deal activity.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2010
The London market hit a new 22-month high today amid decent economic news despite the growing prospect of an International Monetary Fund bail-out for Greece.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2010
The FTSE 100 Index held onto recent gains today as strong Chinese growth added to the positive sentiment in global markets.
A strong finish to trading on Wall Street last night ensured the London market got off to a healthy start today.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2009
Chilled food group Uniq today said its recovery was on track after its annual results saw a return to profit for the group’s UK and French operations.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2008
Foods group Uniq today said it was ready for the next stage of its recovery in the UK after sales increased 6.1% in the last three months of 2006.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
Maiden results from credit checking firm Experian were well received today following a 3% jump in its share price.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006
Food group Dairy Crest was today poised to become one of the leading spread manufacturers in France.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2006
Convenience foods group Uniq revealed a surge in pre-Christmas business today as it mirrored the revival of its biggest customer Marks & Spencer.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2006
London’s leading shares managed to scrape into positive territory today after a boost from oil and energy stocks.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2005
Mining stocks drove the FTSE 100 Index to a new four year high today after traders had earlier breathed a sigh of relief at the passing of Hurricane Rita.
Mon, 26 Sep, 2005
Relief at lower oil prices helped the FTSE 100 Index rack up its fifth consecutive session of gains today.
Mon, 23 May, 2005
Billionaire entrepreneur Philip Green said today there were no acquisitions on his radar as he warned the retail sector would see little growth this year.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2005
Convenience foods business Uniq said today it was looking for a new chief executive as part of a strategic overhaul at the former takeover target.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2005
The FTSE 100 Index bounced back from gloom caused by a profits warning from Boots today to break through the key 5000 barrier.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2005
Takeover talk was fuelling London shares again today as the FTSE 100 Index held ground above the key 5000 barrier.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2005
The London market ended Monday comfortably above the 4700 level after a strong session for tobacco stocks.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2004
The takeover spotlight fell on the lower tiers of the London market today as expectations of a slow week for corporate news were quickly eradicated.
The London market retreated from Friday’s 28-month high today as investors indulged in some profit-taking.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2004
British convenience foods group Uniq today said it had rejected two potential takeover bids.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2004
Convenience foods group Uniq said today it was considering the closure of two UK factories as part of a shake-up at its dessert-making division.
Mon, 24 May, 2004
Investors took money off the table today as the optimism behind last week’s 15-month high in the FTSE 100 Index ebbed away.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2003
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