Cerberus Capital Management, Lone Star Funds and CarVal Investors are expected to be among the bidders for a forthcoming loan sale from the National Asset Management Agency (Nama), the disposal of the €4.7 billion Project Ruby and Emerald portfolios. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Cerberus Capital Management, Lone Star Funds and CarVal Investors are expected to be among the bidders for a forthcoming loan sale from the National (...)

As many millennials are turning their back on big businesses in favour of lean start-ups, are graduate recruitment schemes increasingly a waste of time?

It’s that time of the year again when organisations across the country are preparing for an influx of college-leavers. Graduate programmes serve bot(...)

Danske Bank is to sell off the remaining parts of its Irish business.

Danske Bank sell-off The Sunday Business Post reports that Danske Bank is to sell off the unsecured debts of thousands of borrowers, including cred(...)

The portfolio Cairn acquired from Ulster Bank consists of 120 loans secured against 1,200 acres of land, across 28 residential development sites, and 21 borrower connections

Some 6 per cent of the Project Clear loans acquired by London-listed housebuilder Cairn Homes from Ulster Bank in December have not yet been transferr(...)

Blackrock Business Park: the three units bought have an overall area of 4,645sq m and produce an overall rent of just over €1m a year

The global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson is continuing to mop up commercial properties, paying €14.5 million for three office building(...)

 Cruise Park Drive, Tyrrelstown (above). There are three main ways that Irish homeowners and renters may come under the sphere of influence a foreign fund: it becomes your landlord, it becomes your mortgage lender, or, as happened with many Tyrrelstown residents, it becomes your landlord’s lender. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The plight of the 40 Tyrrelstown families who have been told to find new homes, not long after their landlord’s loans were bought by the Wall Street g(...)

Sixty families have been told to leave their homes in Tyrrelstown in Dublin after the houses were sold to a Goldman Sachs vulture fund. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Vulture fund – that sounds mean. They certainly can be. In recent years, private equity firms and hedge funds have bought up hundreds of millions of e(...)

Excluding the Pzizer deal, Ireland’s M&A sector still recorded a significant increase, with value up 41 per cent on 2014 from €11.4bn to €16.1bn

The total value of mergers and acquisitions in the Republic more than quadrupled last year, mainly due to the Pfizer acquisition of Allergan. The fi(...)

For sale: DIT’s Cathal Brugha Street hotel school

The news this week that DIT’s Cathal Brugha Street hotel school is for sale reminded me of the wonderful years I spent there in the late 1990s. The in(...)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, according to ‘Forbes‘.

Six Irish citizens are members of the billionaires’ club with a combined net worth of more than $30 billion (€27.6 billion), according to the latest (...)