Hasbro lost 3.3 per cent to $51.46. The toys and game maker reported second-quarter revenue that fell short of estimates. Photograph: Reuters

Shares fell across the globe as fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the first major eruption of violence there since a Malaysian airliner was shot do(...)

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 timely redevelopment opportunity for a new office building in Dublin’s south inner city goes on the market today when Knight Frank begin marketin(...)

While Nama and  sports retailer Elverys agree a debt deal, John Malone of Liberty Global spots an opportunity for “synergies”.
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Nama agrees to accept 45% of money owed by Elverys Nama has agreed to accept less than half of the €23 million debt it is owed by sports retailer Elve(...)

When the history of Ireland’s economic boom, bust and revival is finally written, the role of US investors in the recovery phase will be duly noted. W(...)

Lyons Estate: €30 million

The first daffodils and the lengthening days herald the arrival to the market of stately country manors with woodland settings and pleasure grounds(...)

Mount Juliet hotel and country club resort in Co Kilkenny has been on the market for about three months.

Billionaire US businessman John Malone is believed to have expressed an interest in acquiring the high-profile Mount Juliet hotel and country c(...)

John Malone, who is the chairman of US media giant Liberty, also owns Humewood Castle in Co Wicklow. . Photograph: Frank Miller

US businessman John Malone has bought the Hilton Hotel at Charlemont Place in Dublin, less than a year after buying the Trinity Capital Hotel o(...)

Vodafone, the world’s second-largest wireless carrier, agreed to buy Spanish cable operator Ono in a €7.2 billion deal to boost TV and broadband offerings. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Vodafone is a telecoms giant on track to realise its ambition of becoming a broadband and television platform provider. Soon there will be litt(...)

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(...)