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Filling stations are where the action is right now – and their food offerings hold the key to their future success

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Ian Kehoe

24th September, 2017
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Forget about pharma. Forget about tech. If you want to follow the real action in Ireland’s mergers and acquisitions scene, look no further than the humble petrol station. The main players in the sector have been on an acquisition binge in recent months, mopping up stand-alone stations around the country at a dizzying rate.

The state’s competition watchdog has been asked to clear no fewer than 15 fuel-related deals this year as the...

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