Christmas tree company founder wins €330,500 payout

A founder of one of the country’s biggest Christmas tree companies is in line for a €330,500 payout after a High Court case against two of his former business partners.

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Ian Kehoe

21st November, 2009

A founder of one of the country’s biggest Christmas tree companies is in line for a €330,500 payout after a High Court case against two of his former business partners.

The court ruled that businessman David Hasslacher was effectively forced out of the Emerald Group by his former colleagues, Noel Moran and Karina Ray. Hasslacher took the case under legislation governing minority shareholder oppression, claiming he lost his shareholding in the firm after...

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