Owner Dheikh Fahad Al Thani shows his delight after Elm Park won the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster last weekend.

Z Capital Partners, a $1.8 billion (€1.4 billion) US investment fund, is the second bidder for the €180 million debt of the Racing Post to be dissa(...)

 Alan Byrne, editor and chief executive of The Racing Post, at the launch of the Irish Racing Post with Rory McIlroy and Ruby Walsh in 2010. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Stradbrook Acquisitions, the owner of the Racing Post, has acquired the title’s debt from the special liquidators of IBRC. Stradbrook succeeded in buy(...)

The debts of the ‘Racing Post’ are being sold by KPMG which is the special liquidator of IBRC, formerly Anglo Irish Bank.

A bidder for the Racing Post has withdrawn from the sale of the title’s €200 million debt and criticised the handling of the sale by Anglo Irish Ba(...)

 Kate Bush performing  at the Hammersmith Apollo in west London last night. Photograph: Ken McKay/Noble and Brite/PA Wire

Kate Bush has made a sensational return to the concert stage — 35 years after her last, and only, tour.At 56, the British singer may no longer be able(...)

US telco giant AT&T is considering a bid for Eircom. REUTERS/Mike Blake

AT&T eyes Eircom The Sunday Business Post reports US telco giant AT&T may be considering Eircom as a potential low-tax route into Europe. The (...)

GlaxoSmithKline said last week it had received “very significant” indicative bids from private equity companies. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Private equity groups are exploring a $10 billion (€7.4 billion) plan to buy hundreds of older drug brands from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi and m(...)

IBOA general secretary Larry Broderick urged Ulster Bank management to suspend its latest round of branch closures until the questions around the bank’s future were resolved. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The union representing Ulster Bank staff wants its owner and management to clarify their plans for the lender’s future following reports that a US pri(...)

Live wire: Bob Marley onstage in London in 1980

A certain well-known singer brought half of his/her vocals to Glastonbury this year on a disk. Other acts had ProTools playback rigs hidden away. S(...)

Johnny Ronan has found tenants for most of the vacant space in Connaught House, his upmarket office block on Burlington Road in Dublin 4.

Weeks after announcing that he is gearing up to re-enter the office construction market, Johnny Ronan has found tenants for most of the vacant space (...)

The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation and Ulster Bank took control of Arnotts in 2010 when they wrote off loans related to the ill-fated Northern Quarter property development

The Competition Authority has given its blessing to the acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Dublin department store Arnotts by Fitzwilliam Finance P(...)