UPC Ireland, the cable company with more than 500,000 customers, is to “join forces” with the British company Virgin Media, according to both companies’ parent, Liberty Global. ( Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

UPC Ireland, the cable company with more than 500,000 customers, is to “join forces” with the British company Virgin Media, according to both companie(...)

The Westin is among a number of propeties acquired by Liberty Global chairman John Malone

Billionaire Irish American businessman John Malone, who owns a number of prestigous properties in Ireland, didn’t just reduce his company’s tax bill w(...)

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The Westin is the third hotel in Dublin to be acquired by John Malone and his Irish partners Lalco, operated by John Lally and Paul Higgins. The others are the Trinity City Hotel, Pearse Street and Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

John Malone, the billionaire behind UPC-owner Liberty Global, has bought the five-star Westin Hotel in Dublin for €65 million. The acquisition is exp(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Stocks fell sharply, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10th  on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares slumped yesterday, sharply extending losses at the end of the trading day on news that a Malaysian passenger plane had been shot down(...)

While Nama and  sports retailer Elverys agree a debt deal, John Malone of Liberty Global spots an opportunity for “synergies”.
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BSkyB, which provides pay-TV, broadband and telephony services, added 74,000 net new TV customers in its third quarter, more than double the growth it recorded last year. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Pay TV operator BSkyB added 74,000 net new TV customers in its third quarter, more than double the growth it recorded last year, as it shrugged off th(...)

Liberty Global  is putting the final touches on an acquisition of Dutch broadband provider Ziggo  as the cable company expands its European operations. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Liberty Global, the company controlled by billionaire John Malone, has agreed to fully take over Dutch broadband provider Ziggo NV for €4.9 billion t(...)

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Magnus Ternsjö, chief executive of UPC Ireland, and Mark Coan, vice-president of UPC sales and marketing, pictured at the launch of its Horizon set- top box in August. UPC says there have been 30,000 subscriptions to Horizon TV in the year to the end of September. photograph: cyril byrne

UPC Ireland has been toasting 30,000 subscriptions to its new Horizon TV service and a 7 per cent rise in overall subscriptions in the year to the en(...)