Tullow tries to boost oil reserves with Hardman buy
Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey’s love affair with Africa deepened last week with the announcement that the Irish company is seeking to buy Australian rival Hardman Resources for stg£581 million (€865 million).
Cullen in new drive for US open-skies deal
Minister for Transport Martin Cullen will ask his European counterparts on October 12 to allow Ireland to proceed with agreeing a new bilateral aviation treaty with the US in the event that talks for a wider EU-US open skies agreement break down.
Aer Lingus aims to charm investors into its embrace
The charm offensive to privatise Aer Lingus is in full swing this weekend, except of course if you happen to be the proverbial ordinary man or woman in the street.
O’Mahony paves the way US-style
CRH has always had an unshakeable faith in the US, so it was no surprise that the Irish company announced last week its largest ever deal with the $1.3 billion (€1 billion) acquisition of Georgia-based company Ashland Paving And Construction (APAC).
Aer Lingus offers state veto on Heathrow landing slots
Aer Lingus will guarantee the state a limited veto on the possible sale of 25 landing slots at Heathrow Airport in London when the company floats on the stock market later this autumn.