Deloitte’s Ken Fennell was appointed examiner by the High Court for the Ladbrokes restructuring.

A number of Ladbrokes’ landlords say they will join forces to get better terms from the bookmaker, which wants to surrender about one-third of its (...)

A Ladbrokes spokesman said the process is about building “a sustainable business in Ireland and protecting jobs”.

Ladbrokes landlords say the bookmaker is offering them “derisory” compensation for allowing it to walk away from leases while it bids to restructure i(...)

Paddy Power said strong top-line growth offsetunfavourable sports results

Paddy Power chief executive, Andy McCue, has played down suggestions that it could follow next month’s €442 million cash distribution to shareholders (...)

 Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Positive jobs reports sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average sharply higher. Photograph: Getty Images

European shares posted this year’s biggest advance, buoyed by a surprise election win for the British Conservative party and improving US jobs data.In(...)

Hans Holbein (right) ridden by Ryan Moore wins The MBNA Chester Vase. Photograph: Martin Rickett

Hans Holbein leapt into the picture for the Investec Derby when giving trainer Aidan O’Brien a welcome turn of fortunes with an all-the-way success in(...)

Grey Mirage (right) ridden by Ryan Moore comes home to win The Ladbrokes All-Weather Mile Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield. Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen was disappointed with their quarterly results. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Newly appointed Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen is bringing forward a strategic review of the listed bookmaker’s operations following a set of qu(...)

Jim Mullen, chief executive, said that the group’s decision to seek examinership in Ireland “demonstrates the seriousness of our intent and the speed with which we will execute.”

Ladbrokes, the UK betting chain which sought protection of the courts for its Irish chain on Tuesday, reported that amounts staked in Ireland rose by (...)

Ladbrokes was still paying bubble-era rents in an economy just emerging from a recession.

Had Ladbrokes been offering odds in recent weeks on a shake-up of its betting shops business in the Republic they would have been pretty slim. It had (...)

Ladbrokes branch in Irishtown, Dublin: the betting chain lost €5 million in 2014.  An examinership, focused solely on its betting shops in the Republic, is likely to run for the full 100 days allowed by law. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

About 250 jobs and 60 betting shops are at risk following bookmaker Ladbrokes decision to seek High Court protection for its retail business in the R(...)

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making business.

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making(...)