Paddy Power is involved in a proposed £5 billion merger with Betfair. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Odds fall on job cuts The Sunday Times reports that Paddy Power and Betfair will yield savings of £25 million from their proposed £5 billion(...)

Paddy Power’s ongoing merger with Betfair is valued at €3.8 billion. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Merger and acquisitions activity accelerated in the third quarter with 74 deals worth €13.8 billion involving Irish companies recorded during the peri(...)

Breon Corcoran: Betfair chief executive

Betfair chief executive Breon Corcoran may be close to taking the helm at what will be one of the world’s biggest gambling companies, but that didn’t (...)

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Image of the week: The maxi-iPad The new iPad Pro is so large, you can fit an entire planet on its screen. Apple chief executive Tim Cook is bu(...)

Inside a Paddy Power shop in Central London. Paddy Power Betfair will have its main listing on the London Stock Exchange. Photograph: EPA

The €2 billion-a-year gambling giant formed by the merger of Irish bookie Paddy Power and London-listed betting exchange Betfair will be based in the(...)

Paddy Power Betfair will be headquartered in Dublin and is expected to maintain a significant presence in both Ireland and the United Kingdom. (Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has agreed the terms of its proposed merger with UK gaming company Betfair, paving the way for the creation of one of the(...)

Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society  arriving at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four more days. That’s all that’s left of the Oireachtas banking inquiry in terms of public hearings. Some nine months after the committee began takin(...)

Paddy Power rose by 19.5 per cent to €93 a share on foot of its announcement of a merger with UK betting exchange Betfair

European shares ended nearly two per cent lower yesterday after a volatile session, hit by a late drop in Syngenta after Monsanto dropped its offer (...)

A man watches electronic displays at a Paddy Power bookmakers in London. Paddy Power and Betfair have announced they have agreed the terms of a possible merger. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Shares in Irish bookmakers Paddy Power surged yesterday following the news it is planning a merger with rival Betfair to create one of the world’s big(...)

Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue said the group expects full-year reported operating profit to be a mid to high single digit percentage above 2014 and the consensus market forecast

Bookmaker Paddy Power is planning to merge with rival Betfair in a multibillion euro deal to create one of the world’s biggest gambling companies . Th(...)