A Specialist Trader looks at his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 17, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Stocks bounced nicely last week, with the S&P 500 enjoying its longest rally of 2015. Is the advance for real, or another dead-cat bounce in an(...)

Denis O’Brien set up Digicel in 2000 which has networks in 31 countries, including Haiti. Photograph: AFP/Getty

What was all the fuss about Digicel yanking its initial public offering this week? For six months Denis O’Brien, Ireland’s richest man, had plotted(...)

13/11/2014.  - NEWS - HEALTH -Denis O'Brien, at the GETHealth, Global Education & Technology Health Summit, organised by John Hopkins Centre for Clinical Global Health Education,  in Dublin Castle on Thursday.Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish TimesPhotograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

As the media picked apart Denis O’Brien’s decision to yank the $2 billion flotation of Digicel, its biggest rival quietly kicked it while it was down.(...)

Digicel planned its stock market debut at $13 to $16 a share, giving the company with annual revenues of $2.8 billion and debt of $6.5 billion a market value of between $4 billion and $5 billion

The decision by Irish billionaire Denis O’Brien to pull a potential $2 billion (€1.8 billion) flotation of his mobile phone company Digicel drew a mix(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien: there are two broad reasons for going down the IPO route – raising funds or facilitating an exit for existing shareholders. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is no such thing as a “good” pulled IPO. In the statement announcing its decision not to proceed with its plan to float this week on the New Yor(...)

A concern for fund managers was that only a tiny proportion of Digicel revenues come from cable and fibre services. Photograph: Reuters

The warning lights started flashing over the weekend in the Carribbean, suggesting all was not well with Denis O’Brien’s plan to raise up to $2 billio(...)

The decision by Digicel, the Bermuda based telecoms company owned by Denis O’Brien, to cancel its potential $2 billion (€1.8bn) share flotation on the(...)

Denis O’Brien: ‘Why sell your front garden at a discount when you know it’s worth a lot more money?’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Denis O’Brien yesterday signalled he will try again to float his Caribbean mobile company, Digicel, “within a year” after earlier yanking its proposed(...)

Denis O’Brien has pulled the potential $2 billion flotation of his telecoms company Digicel. Photograph: Reuters

Irish businessman Denis O’Brien has scrapped the potential $2 billion flotation of his Caribbean and Pacific islands telecoms company Digicel less tha(...)

Denis O’Brien: investors may still be prepared to buy in to Digicel’s IPO purely on the back of his reputation. Photograph:  Reuters

Crunch time is approaching for Digicel’s planned initial public offering (IPO) on the New York stock exchange. Denis O’Brien hopes it will raise it ab(...)