Shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis benchmarked Petroceltic’s performance, in terms of total shareholder returns, against peers including Circle Oil, Afren and Cairn Energy. Photograph: Thinkstock

A report by the shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis on the dispute between Petroceltic International and its dissident 28 per cent shareholder, Wor(...)

Digicel has accused UPM of bypassing its Haitian systems to terminate international calls on its network for free using a sophisticated technique

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile phone company owned by Denis O’Brien, has stepped up its war on internet telephony firms it accuses of profiting from a(...)

Aer Lingus’s board recommended the IAG’s proposed takeover bid  but political and trade union opposition has been significant. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Unions at Aer Lingus have moved to distance themselves from comments Sunday that supported the takeover of the business by British-based rival IAG.Myl(...)

Dermot Desmond will receive a fee of 3 per cent of the funds raised for underwriting the issue. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dermot Desmond is to underwrite a $95 million Canadian dollars (€66 million) fundraising by Mountain Province Diamonds, of which he owns a stake of ab(...)

Company run by Tony O’Reilly jnr issued a statement partly confirming the rumours. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The share price of Providence Resources slumped by about 15 per cent on Friday after the oil explorer run by Tony O’Reilly jnr confirmed it was lookin(...)

Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street, Dublin 2: it is  closing for six months for a major overhaul. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Those of you who have been lamenting the future of the iconic Bewley’s cafe on Dublin’s Grafton Street should relax, put the kettle on and take a load(...)

Pat Doherty of Harcourt Developments: developer says it is on course to exit Nama in 2016. Photograph: Arthur Allison.

Pat Doherty’s Harcourt Developments, which this week made the chief executive of its Titanic Quarter in Belfast redundant, has also executed a Byzanti(...)

Dalton Philips:  possesses an abundance of  exquisite taste.

Here’s another instalment in our series of snoops inside the for-sale houses of Irish business glitterati.Dalton Philips, the retailer who this week l(...)

The Royal College of Physicians is the battleground next Wednesday in one of the more intriguing corporate battles of recent times, when Worldview Cap(...)

Luigi Wewege: bought HFC last year and changed its name to Vivier

Vivier Mortgages, the subprime lender formerly known as Home Funding Corporation (HFC), the subject of allegations in a recent Prime Time investigatio(...)