Ireland Hires Goodbody for VHI Healthcare Sale Advice, Post Says

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Ireland has hired Goodbody Stockbrokers and law firm Matheson Ormsby Prentice to advise on a sale of state-owned health insurer VHI Healthcare, the Sunday Business Post reported, without saying where it got the information.

The country’s previous government announced plans in May 2010 to sell VHI. Goodbody Stockbrokers, Matheson Ormsby Prentice and VHI are all based in Dublin.

To contact the reporter on this story: Joe Brennan in Dublin at jbrennan29@bloomberg.net;

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Edward Evans at eevans3@bloomberg.net;