Michael Noonan: reiterated his recent comments that the Government was in no rush to offload some or all of its 99.8 per cent shareholding in AIB

The Department of Finance has tendered for an adviser to assist it in dealing with its strategic options for AIB. It will choose from one of the thre(...)

Ciarán O’Leary, partner at Earlybird Venture Capital in Berlin

If the Web Summit is an X Factor for start-ups, then the venture capitalists are its Simon Cowells and Louis Walshes. More than 700 investors –(...)

Investment bank Lazard is reviewing the bids for Quinn Glass which is based in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh and Cheshire, England. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Nine initial bids have been received for the former Quinn Glass, the most valuable part of the manufacturing group built by entrepreneur Sean Quinn. (...)

Lazard, the international investment bank, is handling the sale of Quinn Glass which was renamed Encirc at the start of the year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The sales process for the former Quinn Glass, the most valuable part of the manufacturing empire built by entrepreneur Seán Quinn, has entered its sec(...)

Developer Bernard McNamara: to oversee €20 million expansion of the K Club. Photograph: Collins

Dr Michael Smurfit has applied for planning permission to expand the K Club, in a €20 million project to be overseen by Bernard McNamara, the well-(...)

George Bilicic, global head of power at Lazard, said: “We used to say some day solar and wind power would be competitive with conventional generation. Well, now it is some day.”

Large wind farms and solar plants are now cost-competitive with gas-fired power in many parts of the US even without subsidy, according to investment (...)

GlaxoSmithKline said last week it had received “very significant” indicative bids from private equity companies. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Private equity groups are exploring a $10 billion (€7.4 billion) plan to buy hundreds of older drug brands from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi and m(...)

Reynolds American is to buy rival Lorillard for $25 billion, merging two of the world’s biggest cigarette makers in a deal that includes the sale of (...)

British discount retailer B&M is to be valued at up to £2.9 billion in its London share flotation. Photograph: Thinkstock

British discount retailer B&M is to be valued at up to £2.9 billion in its London share flotation, making it one of the biggest UK retail listings(...)

Fatface has pulled its planned London listing, raising fears a window for flotations may be closing.

Clothing chain Fat Face is pulling the plug on its planned £110 million listing in London, citing poor equity market conditions, and adding to signs(...)