Businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

In a detailed on-camera presentation to potential investors this month, a sharp-suited Denis O’Brien laid out his plans for Digicel, which which looks(...)

Athens Hellenic is the best cyclical play on the market, according to Merrion Capital.  Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA

Want to make money on Greece? Buy the company that runs the Athens stock exchange. At least, that’s the advice from Merrion Capital. Merrion recommen(...)

Merrion Capital has appointed  former Davy, AIB and Anglo Irish Bank executive Jack O’Keeffe as  head of corporate finance

Merrion Capital has appointed the former Davy, AIB and Anglo Irish Bank executive Jack O’Keeffe as its head of corporate finance. Merrion Capital chie(...)

In April 2012, the Central Bank suspended Marketspread’s licence for three weeks, citing concerns over audit and capital adequacy

Financial spread betting business, Shelbourne Markets, lost €911,000 in the year running up to its sale to London-based ETX Capital, the latest figur(...)

PTSB had a €1.1 billion capital buffer above the 7 per cent trigger at the end of December

The first Irish lender to sell Europe’s riskiest type of bank bond is also the nation’s weakest. Permanent TSB, which failed European financial stress(...)

Dublin dole queue: jobless rate is likely to have fallen slightly to 10 per cent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Watch out for politicians dining out on positive news this week, as a slew of economic indicators is expected to tell a pretty upbeat tale.A snapshot (...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold will be frustrated by the delay in the merger as the company have committed to buying Holcim and Lafarge’s overlap assets. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was supposed to be a concrete proposal. Now CRH’s shareholders are due to converge on the Clyde Court Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin, on Thursday mor(...)

CRH will receive a break fee of more than €157 million if Swiss company Holcim and its French peer Lafarge fail to complete the merger they agreed last summer

CRH says it will press ahead with a shareholders’ meeting on Thursday to ratify its €6.5 billion purchase of assets arising from the merger of Holcim(...)

Don Keough was among the first recipients of an Irish Presidential Distinguished Service Award honouring members of the Irish diaspora

Irish-American businessman Don Keough, a champion of Ireland who promoted Irish studies in the US and encouraged American corporate investment into Ir(...)

Alan McQuaid, chief economist with Merrion Capital, described the underlying housing market as stronger than the official data suggests. Photograph: Frank Miller

The cost of homes climbed by 16.3 per cent nationally in the 12 months to the end of December, while Dublin house prices jumped by 23 per cent over th(...)