Dermot Desmond: largest shareholder in Glasgow Celtic football club.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne
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You’d want the proverbial pair of steel ones to bet against Dermot Desmond, who is worth roughly the same as the GDP of the entire nation of Belize ($(...)

One51 chief executive Alan Walsh: hn 2014 he  signalled the company could go ahead with a flotation within two years.  It is understood the company is on track for this. Photograph: Dave Meehan

One51, the plastics manufacturer and waste-management firm, could be on track for a flotation in the middle of next year. One51 said on Friday it ha(...)

One51 chief executive Alan Walsh: has indicated a flotation is a possibility within the next two years

Things seem to be going quiet on the One51 front. The wheelie-bin maker and hazardous waste handler published results showing revenues, profits and ca(...)

Dermot Desmond: his vehicle is now the biggest shareholder in One51, with a stake approaching 20 per cent

Financier Dermot Desmond’s International Investment and Underwriting (IIU) has bought out fellow One51 shareholder, Pageant Holdings, for more than €3(...)

Financier Dermot Desmond, who owns a significent stake in One51, has reportexly told brokers he is willing to pay €1.95 for more shares in the group, although he is not considering a rival bid. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than €36 million of One51 shares sold for €1.85-a -share yesterday in a move that could raise the bar for potential suitor Capvest, which is se(...)

According to recent reports financier Dermot Desmond, who already owns more than 6 per cent of One51, has told brokers he is willing to pay €1.95 for more shares in the group, although he is not considering a rival offer

Shares in One51 yesterday sold at more than the €1.80 offer tabled by private equity fund Capvest, sparking speculation that a higher bid for the plas(...)

Global Infrastructure Partners bought London City Airport for an estimated £750 million in 2006 from Dermot Desmond. Photograph: Eric Luke

The London airport on the doorstep of the City is to be put up for sale as its US owners look to capitalise on soaring global demand for air travel. G(...)

Dermot Desmond:  the businessman originally asked Frank Fitzpatrick to mock up the ‘Story of the Irish’ exhibit. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Next Thursday is the grand opening of Dublin’s newest tourism and historical attraction. Story of the Irish is a live theatrical exhibition in Smithf(...)

Financier Dermot Desmond has a stake in the business, which focuses its activities on environmental services and plastics together with an investment portfolio. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Irish diversified investment group One51 has received a takeover approach that values the business at €1.80 a share. The opening price offered represe(...)

Developer Seán Dunne with a model for the proposed development on the site of Jurys and the Berkeley Court hotels in Ballsbridge. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Berkeley Court and Jurys hotels in Ballsbridge were bought by developer Seán Dunne at the peak of the property boom in 2005 for an astonishing €38(...)