Smurfit Kappa, if it joins the club, is Irish through and through. It is run by a scion of the famous business family whose name hangs over the door. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Last spring, one of the handful of Irish companies in the FTSE 100, Tullow Oil, fell out of the index after its share price collapsed along with the r(...)

Pharmaceutical and biotech-led deals accounted for the lion’s share of transactions recorded here in 2015

Irish mergers and acquisitions (M&A) reached a seven-year high in 2015, according to new figures published by Experian. It says the overall numbe(...)

Experian chief executive Brian Cassin

CHARLIE TAYLOR Dublin-headquartered credit data company Experian has said its third quarter sales growth was wiped out due to volatile currency rate (...)

Experian chief executive Brian Cassin

Information services group Experian, one of the world’s biggest credit checking agencies, has sold two of its analytics divisions in a deal valued at (...)

Paddy Power added 3 per cent to finish at €111. Photograph: Bloomberg

European stocks climbed amid deal activity and earnings reports, resuming a rally that had stalled earlier this week. Equity markets shrugged off mix(...)

The data breach at Anthem put about 80 million consumers at risk of ID theft, states are seeing a spike in fraudsters using stolen identities to file for income tax refund checks and new hacks seem to be discovered every week.

Anyone who isn’t in a high state of alert about safeguarding his or her identity is either in massive denial or is a fatalist. The data breach at Anth(...)

Ulster Bank economist Richard Ramsey:  says the Northern Ireland  economy is estimated to have grown by 2 per cent in real terms in 2014 and he expects a similar rate of growth (1.5-2 per cent ) to follow through next year

Will a new year herald a new beginning for the Northern Ireland economy now that the chance to set a lower rate of corporation tax is almost within it(...)

Experian chief executive Brian Cassin

Information services group Experian has reported an 11 per cent rise in pre-tax profits for the first six months of the year.The company announced rev(...)

The value of buyouts involving Irish companies jumped by a whopping 450 per cent this year on the back of several high-profile tax inversion deals in (...)

Dublin’s Merrion Hotel is to be the setting for the latest shareholder revolt. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin is to be the setting for the latest shareholder revolt, as investors in the FTSE 100 credit-checking company Experian gath(...)