Mikhail Fridman, co-owner of Alfa-Bank and a partner in TNK-BP Holding, has eschewed sensitive sectors such as the media

Julian Horn-Smith is the common denominator between Denis O’Brien and Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman. For most of the last decade, the former Vodafo(...)

Spain’s Telefonica said it will sell British telecom giant O2 to Hong Kong group Hutchison Whampoa for £10 billion in a deal that could create Britain’s biggest mobile phone firm. (Photograph: JOHN D MCHUGH/AFP/Getty Images)

Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa agreed to acquire Telefonica SA’s O2 unit, creating the UK’s biggest wireless provider by customers and marking a mil(...)

The rally in drugmakers also nudged US stocks into rising for the sixth straight day of trading across the Atlantic, the longest streak of gains there since September

The market in Dublin rode the wave of resurgence that swept through European exchange(...)

Elena Baturina at the reopening of the Morrison Hotel following a ¤7 million refurbishment  in 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

FIONA REDDAN The owner of Dublin’s Morrison Hotel saw her wealth decline by $100 million in 2013, according to a survey by Forbes Russia (...)

Telecom Italia sticks to target to  cut net debt. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Telecom Italia warned profit will fall faster than it had previously thought this year, as a price war for mobile phone services and the deep economic(...)