Canada Life, the UK subsidiary of Canadian financial services group Great-West Lifeco, is to acquire Dublin based offshore insurer Legal & General International (LGII) for an undisclosed sum.

Canada Life, the UK subsidiary of Canadian financial services group Great-West Lifeco, is to acquire Dublin based offshore insurer Legal & General(...)

Bill Kyle, chief executive of Irish Life: the launch of a new enhanced annuity is a highlight in the quarter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Irish Life contributed €57 million to the earnings of its Canadian parent company Great-West Lifeco in the third quarter of this year, the company sa(...)

Canada Life House, Blackrock: extends to 2,500sq m (26,910sq ft)

A private investor has paid €9.5 million for Canada Life House, a landmark office building in Blackrock, Co Dublin, which will show a net initial retu(...)

Irish Life, which is owned by Great-West Lifeco, has posted earnings of €38 million for the second quarter.

Irish Life, which is owned by Great-West Lifeco, has posted earnings of €38 million for the second quarter, up from €34 million in the first quarter o(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: “Of the projected 2014 general Government interest bill of just under €8 billion, my department estimates that circa €1.6 billion relates to rescue operations in the context of the financial crisis.” Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The annual cost of servicing the debt associated with the financial sector bailout in Ireland in 2008 is estimated at about €1.6 billion, according t(...)

Great-West Lifeco  chief executive and president Paul Mahon: said company never saw its Irish Life deal as a “bet” on Ireland, given that the country was still in a bailout programme with the EU and International Monetary Fund at the time of the acquisition. Photograph: David Sleator

The integration of Canada Life and Irish Life has “gone well” since the two businesses began their merger las(...)

Weddings can be so expensive and if a father (as is the tradition) pays for his daughter’s wedding, is t(...)

With the Dublin office investment market once again running strongly, a private investor is planning to offload Canada Life House at Blackrock,(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said Bank of Ireland, AIB and Permanent TSB had paid €6.04 billion in various proceeds to the State since the Government bailed out the institutions. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

The State has received €10.24 billion in various proceeds from the Irish banks that were bailed out after the(...)

Unite union members at Irish Life voted in favour of industrial action in pursuit of pay and profit share claims.

Members of the Unite trade union at Irish Life have voted to take industrial action in a row over pay and profit sharing. It is understood that the un(...)