Stock Take

Lorcan Allen: Kerry Group must navigate its way out of the doldrums

After two London-based hedge funds took short-positions against the company over the last year, how can the taste and nutrition giant rekindle its drive from previous years?

Edmond Scanlon, chief executive of the Kerry Group. Since he took over six years ago, the company has shelled out a whopping €3.4 billion on more than 40 acquisitions. Picture: Bryan Meade