Nicholas Moore, chief executive officer and managing director of Macquarie. Macquarie is planning a rights issue to raise $500 million to help pay for the deal, which will rank the business close to the globe’s top 10 aircraft lessors.

Irish aviation financier, Awas, is set to sell 90 aircraft to Australian bank, Macquarie, for $4 billion (€3.6 billion).Awas and Macquarie have been i(...)

Macquarie AirFinance is negotiating a deal for just under 100 newly built and on-order aircraft being sold by Awas, the sources said. Photograph:   Toby Melville/Reuters

Australian bank Macquarie’s aircraft leasing subsidiary is in exclusive talks to buy a portfolio of new planes from Dublin-based lessor Awas for more (...)

AWAS, an aircraft lessor focused on buying used jets mainly from other leasing companies, is owned by the private equity firm Terra Firma and  could be worth about $5 billion (€ 3.73 billion), for around 100 aircraft. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Cheung Kong Holdings, the property firm led by Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing, is seeking to buy into Dublin-based Awas Aviation Capital (AWAS), the c(...)

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It’s the night after the Brit Awards, that annual hooley for the British music industry. You’d expect all of those record company big kahoonas who’d p(...)

Phoenix was established in 1996 to bring natural gas to Northern Ireland and has about 140,000 domestic and business customers
Last year it had a turnover of £118.1 million, down £42.3 million on the previous year

Terra Firma Capital Partners, the private-equity firm run by Guy Hands, has agreed to sell its Northern Irish gas distribution company Phoenix Energy (...)

Deutsche Annington: its initial public offering (IPO) will  seek to raise €575-592 million, compared with an original goal of up to €1.2 billion

Deutsche Annington, Germany’s largest residential real estate company, is taking a fresh stab at a stock market listing, albeit with lowered ambitions(...)