John Brennan, who said  Jurys Inn Group had “outperformed the market” by 2 or 3 per cent for the past few years. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Jurys Inn hotel brand is to be extended to a further eight properties in the UK owned by Lone Star’s Amaris Hospitality division, as part of a £10(...)

Cover of Quintain annual report

US private equity firm Lone Star raised its offer for Quintain Estate and Development to about £745 million (€1 billion) yesterday after comments from(...)

Nama: just one bidder, the US fund Cerberus, may be left in contention for the Project Arrow loans. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Rumours persist that US fund Apollo could be about to pull out of the race to buy Project Arrow, the biggest loan portfolio that Nama has put up for s(...)

IAG’s takeover of Aer Lingus was one of the biggest M&A deals recorded in the first six months of 2015

M&A activity in Ireland fell in the first half of 2015, according to a new review. A total of 45 mergers and acquisitions worth €35.1 billion took(...)

Westin in Dublin: a Starwood hotel

InterContinental Hotels (IHG) has held early-stage talks with Starwood Hotels & Resorts over a union to create the world’s largest hotel group, ac(...)

Last summer, Green REIT paid €23 million for the Sun Alliance building on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. It is planning to replace it with a new modern building twice its size

The recovery in the commercial property sector is undoubtedly in full flight – at least in Dublin – with values on the way up and transaction levels r(...)

Pepper is servicing 14,000 residential mortgage and personal loan customers for Danske Bank. Photograph: Getty Images

Profits at Pepper Ireland, the mortgage provider that also manages loan portfolios for other groups, rose by 61 per cent in 2014 to €6.6 million, acco(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly (left) and chief executive Brendan McDonagh  yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A number of potential buyers were eyeing Nama’s Northern Irish property loans in mid-2013, but US fund manager Pimco made the strongest play for the a(...)

John Brennan, chief executive of the Jurys Inn group. “A flotation is certainly one option given the business’s scale”

The Jurys Inn hotel group, which comprises more than 30 properties in Ireland and Britain, is to form the centrepiece of a new hotel company that is(...)

Corrig Court: currently producing €670,000

Three modern office blocks and an industrial building with an overall value of more than €20 million in Sandyford Business Park in south Dublin are t(...)