Michael McAteer: appointed with Paul McCann  as joint administrators of Quinn Insurance in 2010. Photograph: David Sleator

The administrators of Quinn Insurance paid out €175 million last year in claims against policies underwritten by the company formerly controlled by b(...)

Siac was restructured in February last year after its owners, the Feighery family, along with a group of other shareholders, invested €10.5 million in the business as part of a rescue plan put together by High Court-appointed examiner, Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Building and engineering group, Siac, earned profits of €1.3 million in the months following its restructuring in early 2014, figures just released sh(...)

Michael McAteer: leads Grant Thornton’s  large insolvency business. Photograph: David Sleator

Less than 13 months after RSM Farrell Grant Sparks sold its insolvency business to global firm Duff & Phelps it has agreed to merge with Grant Tho(...)

Convention Centre Dublin opened in September 2010 and has since hosted over 1,1000 events

The sale of the operating business of the Convention Centre Dublin to the Irish Infrastructure Fund has been completed, it was confirmed on Friday. Th(...)

Best Menswear co-owner David Jones. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

An interim examiner has been appointed to Best, the company operating thirteen Best Menswear stores across Ireland and two other fashion stores employ(...)

The prime residential site extending to 14.99 acres at Dublin Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare

Nama is planning to kick-start large scale housing developments in the greater Dublin area as one way of tackling the shortfall in new family homes. (...)

Quinn Insurance: as of September 30th, there were 2,317 claims outstanding on its policies. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The company that is set to acquire the remaining claims associated with overseas policies written by the former Quinn Insurance Ltd, is awaiting certa(...)

 Transaero Engineering Ireland launched in 2012 – pictured at the launch were  executives Alexander Krinichanskiy, Joseph Millar and William McGonagle

Former Siteserv executive Patrick Jordan has bought aircraft maintenance specialist Atlantic Aviation Group out of High Court protection in a €2.5 mil(...)

Kieran Wallace of KPMG: surely Wallace wasn’t having a blue with Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton, the Quinn Insurance administrator and the only accountant in the country who could rival Wallace for high profile insolvency appointments? Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It could have been as big as Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman, a proper rumble in the Irish accounting jungle. Alas, the fight of the year is off, a(...)

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns. He made various directions, including for the advertisement of the petition seeking the sale, and returned the matter for hearing on June 5th

A proposal for the transfer and sale of some 1.3 million general insurance policies held mainly by UK-based customers of Quinn Insurance Ltd (QIL) to(...)