Developer Michael O Flynn: “I didn’t want to be put into this position ever. I just want to go back to doing my business,” he said outside the High Court. Photograph: Collins

Developer Michael O’Flynn said he was “vindicated” yesterday when he won back control of his €1.1 billion O’Flynn Group by removing an interim examin(...)

David Bonderman, Ryanair’s chairman since 2003: he said today TPG hasn’t ruled out the possibility of an IPO for the Texas-based business. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

TPG Capital, a US private-equity firm with about $55 billion in assets under management, would consider an initial public offering, according t(...)

Blackstone came to fame as a buyout firm under chief executive Stephen Schwarzman and is now a financial colossus overseeing $265 billion.  Photograph: Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg

Bankers have been blanketing Ireland in search of cheap assets and lucrative deals, and few firms have been as aggressive as the Blackstone Group. (...)

In a letter to the editor of the ‘Wall Street Journal’ Tom Perkins lamented public criticism of the “1 per cent” – and compared such criticism to Nazi attacks on the Jews. Photograph: Getty

Rising inequality has obvious economic costs: stagnant wages despite rising productivity, rising debt that makes us more vulnerable to financial crisi(...)

Stephen Schwarzman: has contributed €73 million to his scholarship programme

Wall Street mogul Stephen Schwarzman, whose Blackstone firm is one of the most biggest global players in the private equity business, held a groundbre(...)

Kennedy Wilson - AmericaLed by Bill McMorrow, Kennedy Wilson is leading the investors’ buying spree of Dublin commercial property. Its €306 million deal this week for the Opera/Castle Market Holdings portfolio includes the Bank of Ireland building on Mespil Road in Dublin 4. It also owns a stake in the bank itself. Other purchases include the State Street building in the docklands for €108 million, the Gasworks apartment complex in D4 for €84 million, and the Clancy Quay development near Phoenix Park for €40 million.

Dublin, according to Russell Jewell of AEW private equity, is at the centre of a commercial property “feeding frenzy” of international buyers. (...)

Wall St mogul Stephen Schwarzman, whose Blackstone firm is one of the most biggest global players in the private equity arena, has announced th(...)