Siac was restructured in February last year after its owners, the Feighery family, along with a group of other shareholders, invested €10.5 million in the business as part of a rescue plan put together by High Court-appointed examiner, Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Building and engineering group, Siac, earned profits of €1.3 million in the months following its restructuring in early 2014, figures just released sh(...)

Michael McAteer: leads Grant Thornton’s  large insolvency business. Photograph: David Sleator

Less than 13 months after RSM Farrell Grant Sparks sold its insolvency business to global firm Duff & Phelps it has agreed to merge with Grant Tho(...)

Douglas Newman Good Commercial, which has recently been seeking offers for Exchequer Chambers in Dublin, has been acquired by Lambert Smith Hampton

Property agent Lambert Smith Hampton has acquired rival Douglas Newman Good Commercial for an undisclosed sum. Founded by Edmund Douglas in 1993, Doug(...)

Enterprise, trade and investment minister Jonathan Bell with Mark Cardiff, head of Audit  and Richard Gillan, partner in charge, Grant Thornton

Professional services firm Grant Thornton is to create 71 jobs in Belfast. The announcement was made at the official opening of the company’s new offi(...)

The 92-bed hotel was put on the market last June by receivers acting on behalf of Ulster Bank after an umbrella company operated by former owner Chris Crehan racked up debts of almost €90 million.

Northern Ireland businessman Tom O’Gorman, who famously turned a £1 investment in Cove Energy into a holding worth €8.8 million, has acquired the Clyb(...)

Shire’s tax affairs have been a source of controversy since it moved its headquarters from the UK to Ireland in 2008

Shire has been advised that the $1.6 billion “break fee” received from AbbVie after the collapse of their abortive merger is not taxable — exposing th(...)

Netflix, the video-streaming service that is expanding aggressively across Europe, does not plan to increase its monthly charge despite the introduction of the new tax. (Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Europe’s tax showdown could be headed straight to people’s wallets. With the new year, a change in fiscal rules in the European Union is increasing(...)

Seán Quinn: Total drawdown is expected to be €1.1-1.3 billion

The administrators of Quinn Insurance Ltd, which was previously run by now bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn, have told the Department of Finance the to(...)

Financial services companies operating in Europe could now see their VAT bills soar as previously VAT-free services will be subject to the tax, at rates of between 15 and 27 per cent.

Up to two-thirds of IFSC-based companies in Ireland could be adversely affected by an unexpected VAT ruling handed down this week by the highest court(...)

The resort comprises two separate hotel properties and 12 apartments

Breaffy House resort in Co Mayo, which had been on the market guiding in the region of €3 million, has been bought out of receivership by Great Nation(...)