AGI still focused on new ventures
IRISH drug firm AGI Therapeutics, which last year terminated development of its leading treatment candidate, said yesterday it remained focused on identifying new opportunities for the business.
Reporting interim results, AGI said it retained $10.4m (€8.2m) in cash.
LK Shields wins top accolade
IRISH law firm LK Shields has been awarded the Irish Litigation and Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year by 'Finance Monthly Magazine's' Law Awards for Achievement 2010. The international award, based on independent polls, was bestowed on the 22-year-old firm yesterday and was awarded for "exceptional performance" during a very challenging period.
Marketer of Year open for entries
ENTRIES are open for the Marketer of the Year 2010. The award, organised by Marketing.ie and Alternatives.ie, is used to recognise individual excellence in marketing in a company or organisation over the last two years. Nomination forms are available online at both websites.
Star makes profit of almost €5m
media THE PARENT company of 'Irish Daily Star' made a profit of nearly €5m last year. In accounts just lodged in the Companies Office for the 52 weeks ended December 25 2009, Independent Star Limited, which also publishes the 'Irish Daily Star Sunday', reported a profit of €4.85m. Total revenues declined by 9pc but costs were cut by almost 6pc. Last year the 'Irish Daily Star' had an average daily sale of 100,265, a year-on-year decline of 6.5pc, whilst the Sunday recorded an average weekly sale of 53,000 a decrease of 4.5pc. The company is a joint venture between Independent News & Media and Northern Shell.