Domhnal Slattery: sued Friends First arising from the unsuccessful purchase of the St Regis Hotel in Washington. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Mary Carolan Avolon Airspace chief executive Domhnal Slattery is liable for more than $10 million to Friends First under a personal guarantee follow(...)

Miami Dolphins’ owner Stephen Ross is reported to be in talks for a stake in Formula One. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins, and the Qatari fund that owns Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, are in talks to acquire CVC Capital Part(...)

Bernie Ecclestone: Formula One chief’s holding is sought by RSE Ventures and Qatar Sports Investments. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The owner of the Miami Dolphins American football team is teaming up with Qatar to take control of Formula One, in a €6 billion to €7 billion deal tha(...)

Douglas, which operates more than 1,700 stores in 19 countries, is a changed business from the one Advent bought for €1.5 billion in 2012. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

CVC Capital Partners agreed to buy Douglas AG, striking a deal days after the German perfume retailer announced plans for an initial public offerin(...)

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, the Canadian property and casualty insurer run by contrarian investor Prem Watsa, said it would buy Brit Plc for about(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) arrives to lead the “International Germany Forum” at the Chancellery in Berlin on Tuesday. A report from the ZEW Center for European Economic Research showed investor confidence in Germany jumped to the highest level in 11 months in January, beating forecasts. (Photograph: AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

European stocks advanced for a fourth day, extending their highest level in seven years, amid speculation that the European Central Bank will announce(...)

CRH wants to buy a $6bn portfolio. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

CRH and groups led by Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners have submitted bids for assets put up for sale by cement makers Holcim and Lafarge ahead o(...)

Sky, the largest pay-TV provider in the UK, will receive £600 million from the disposal of a stake in its online betting business. (Photograph:  Chris Radburn/PA Wire)

British broadcaster Sky has agreed to sell a controlling stake in online betting business Sky Betting and Gaming to CVC Capital Partners for as much a(...)

Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Aircraft leasing group Avolon is planning a €1.44 billion launch on the New York Stock Exchange in a move that will value the stake of founder and ch(...)

Both Marussia (pictured) and Caterham are in dire financial straits and other teams are not far behind.

Any potential shareholder would right now be on the phone, giving it the full eighties Michael-Douglas-in-Wall-Street performance – shouting sell, sel(...)