Avocent’s principal business is the “development, manufacture, distribution, sale and marketing of IT solutions products for the European, Middle-East, African and Asian markets”. It operates in over 150 countries.

Avocent International, whose Irish operations are based in Shannon, has reported a drop in operating profits from almost $4.6 million (€3.4 million) t(...)

The Clayton Hotel, Galway, which is expected to sell for between €12 and €14 million. Photograph:  Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ulster Bank is to proceed with the sale of assets and loans relating to eight hotels and two hostels as part of its ongoing divestment from the tro(...)

Opportune Capital  non-executive chairman Robert Dix.

Irish property investment adviser Opportune has formed a joint venture with Eden Roc Capital to invest more than €200 million in middle-market prop(...)

Developer Michael O Flynn, pictured leaving the Four Courts in Dublin last week

The O’Flynn construction group’s challenge to the appointment of an interim examiner to its business will take two days, the High Court was told this (...)

Darina Barrett, KPMG Ireland head of financial services markets: “There is a lot of effort and responsibility required to verify whether a fund is compliant”

Fintech is one of the newer buzzwords to hit business lexicon and it means essentially what it says – the convergence of financial services and techno(...)

Accountancy firm KPMG – former auditors of Irish Nationwide Building Society – could be joined as a co-defendant in a legal action brought over €6 billion losses at the society.

A High Court judge has said he wants to be told by the end of October whether it is proposed to join accountancy firm KPMG – former auditors of Irish (...)

KPMG, the special liquidator of what remains of  Irish Nationwide, is seeking damages from Michael Fingleton and his board for alleged failures in their duties to the society.

Michael Fingleton, the former managing director of Irish Nationwide, has been accused of having an “unusual and excessive concentration” of power that(...)

Shortly before his death in June 2011, the late Brian Lenihan wondered aloud during a phone conversation with a colleague who had worked with him on t(...)

Courchevel ski resort in the French Alps, where Ice Mountain bought two hotels.

State-owned Irish Nationwide Building Society lost €20 million on an unorthodox loan to a French ski resort backed by a company owned by Monaco- base(...)

Violet and Martin Coyne were  ordered to leave their home by March 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A couple who have been ordered to leave their home of 15 years have said they fear a court appearance today could lead to their imprisonment.Violet ((...)