CRH entered the Indian market in 2008 with the acquisition of a stake in a cement business called My Home Industries

Building materials giant CRH is reported to have submitted a bid for an Indian cement business being sold by Franco-Swiss rival LafargeHolcim, which i(...)

The Mater Private hospital: The Dublin-based healthcare provider likely to be valued at about €500m

The Irish-American private equity fund Carlyle Cardinal is among the bidders shortlisted to acquire the Mater Private hospital group. The Irish Time(...)

Tenacity, determination and a bit of luck: Jill Tully, Oonagh Sands, Karen McMonagle, Gráinne McNamara and Kathleen Garrett

Grainne McNamara Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Working with PwC’s Capital Markets team, McNamara is currently focused on how emerging tec(...)

Uber does not pay VAT on driver commissions charged here “as these services are rendered out of the Netherlands”. Photograph: Junko Kimura-Matsumoto/Bloomberg

Ahead of today’s opening of a new call centre in Limerick by online transport company Uber, the Sunday Times reports calls by Fianna Fáil for governme(...)

Ted Webb, Patrick Kennedy  and Ciaran Bolger at the Deal Drivers Ireland conference in Dublin. photograph: chris bellew/fennells

I hear Mergermarket assembled a high-powered coterie of corporate financiers, business executives and lawyers in the Shelbourne hotel on Thursday afte(...)

Red Rock on TV3. The broadcaster has faced tougher competition for Irish viewers since the launch of UTV Ireland.

TV3 Group has declined to comment on reports private equity company the Carlyle Group is among the parties interested in acquiring it from its curren(...)

Snowmen wearing the world’s flags at Davos 2015.

An evergreen joke among speakers at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos warns against making predictions. Whatever you say, the punchli(...)

The PwC office in Luxembourg: The leaked documents reviewed by ICIJ involve deals negotiated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, on behalf of hundreds of corporate clients.

Pepsi, IKEA, FedEx and 340 other international companies have secured secret deals from Luxembourg, allowing many of them to slash their global tax bi(...)

Ciarán O’Leary, partner at Earlybird Venture Capital in Berlin

If the Web Summit is an X Factor for start-ups, then the venture capitalists are its Simon Cowells and Louis Walshes. More than 700 investors –(...)

 Nick Corcoran (left) and Nigel McDermott of Cardinal Capital in Residence on Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The spectacular Gherkin building is the perfect place to look out on London’s financial world, from the City’s investment banks directly below it to M(...)