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Financial terms were not disclosed, but Greengro said the deal's finalization sets the stage for retail VHI stores in various locations. Greengro sells sustainable and space- and energy-efficient cultivation systems worldwide for industrial farming.
Warren Buffett firm competes for 800m deal to plug VHI gap Roisin Burke 19 January 2014 Discussions on an 800m deal between the VHI and Warren Buffett 's Berkshire Hathaway and others are ongoing as the semi-State insurer seeks ways to plug its circa
Around half a million people are due to renew their policies in January alone. But the cost of policies has shot up due to price rises imposed by health insurers and because of severe cuts to tax reliefs in the Budget. The hikes could see families
Warren Buffett 's Dublin-based insurance giant wants to extend on its 700m deal with VHI if it can hammer out assurances about the future of the market here with the Government. Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance, which already covers half of VHI 's 1.
It's clear that the current system is not working for consumers, it is a seriously dysfunctional market," the GloHealth boss said. "We need a radical change in direction." "I think one solution could be to split the VHI into three separate entities
Minister James Reilly forced all the country's health insurers to hike charges following a request from the VHI and against the advice of the sector's watchdog, the Irish Independent can reveal. The move resulted in an estimated 300,000 people on the
Charlie Weston and Fiach Kelly 26 July 2013 THE multi-million euro deal between the VHI and legendary investor Warren Buffett will ease pressure on the state-owned insurer to push up premiums. The Irish Independent revealed the deal between the
Greengro signed a sales contract with Vertical Hydrogarden Inc. last year. It included an option to buy the local company within a year. VHI's wholesale business and a key patent were acquired by Greengro in 2011. VHI is a supplier of green
The insurer, which entered the market last year, said all medical policies will be hit with the highest level of new levies coming in. The higher levies, to begin on health policies in March, are to compensate the VHI for having the majority of older,
Liam Sloyan, chief executive of the Health Insurance Authority (HIA), which regulates the industry, said some older plans offered by the three main health insurers can be much more expensive. But alternative products offer almost identical or even