The Week Ahead

Week ahead: Crunch Ires EGM to dominate as Kerry and Kingspan announce results

Your guide to major events in the world of business coming up this week

Ires Reit’s emergency general meeting (EGM) takes place on Friday

All eyes this week will be on the Ires Reit extraordinary general meeting on Friday, where shareholders will be asked to vote on whether to replace five existing Ires directors with five nominees put forward by activist investor Vision Capital.

Investors will also be asked to vote on Vision Capital’s push to have the Irish property group taken private, broken up or sold in its entirety, in what has become an increasingly bitter dispute between ...