John Hourican: rejects speculation his return to Ireland is linked to seeking to become the new chief executive of AIB in succession to David Duffy.

Irish banking executive John Hourican has resigned from his role as chief executive of Bank of Cyprus to return to his home in Dublin where his wife(...)

Fairfax would have paid €93.5 million for the Bank of Ireland shares when it bought into it in 2011

Billionaire Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial stands to make up to €255 million from the sale of shares in Bank of Ireland. Fairfax said yesterday it wa(...)

Billionaire John C Malone, the biggest landowner in the US has now set his sites on creating an Irish property portfolio. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

American billionaire John Malone says he buys land because, reprising the Mark Twain adage, they are not making it anymore. But it’s mostly because(...)

Downfall of O’Reilly Sir Anthony O’Reilly was forced to sell of his assets to meet his debts, largely accrued in the fight with Denis O’Brien fo(...)

Wilbur Ross, US billionaire,  pauses during a Bloomberg Television interview in London. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

US billionaire Wilbur Ross, who made a €500 million profit buying shares in Bank of Ireland at the height of the financial crisis, ruled out investin(...)

David Duffy, chief executive of AIB: hopes that the State would have its money back in full within 10 years.

Buyer beware is always a good starting point for retail investors who are considering purchasing shares. Prices can go up as well as down, after all. (...)

Former Deutsche Bank  chief executive Josef Ackermann has been nominated as chairman of Bank of Cyprus.

Ackermann used his clout as head of Deutsche Bank to help save the euro by negotiating the biggest debt restructuring in history. Now, he’s been tappe(...)

The company, backed by billionaires Richard Branson and Wilbur Ross, said last month it was postponing its initial public offering (IPO) as market conditions soured

British lender Virgin Money said today it would go ahead with its postponed stock market listing and expected to be admitted to the London Stock Excha(...)

To the rescue? Non-bank finance is aimed at SMEs badly hit by the lack of credit, which is stifling the recovery

Eugene O’Callaghan was appointed director of the National Pensions Reserve Fund in April 2010, just six months before Ireland required a massive Europ(...)

 Nick Corcoran (left) and Nigel McDermott of Cardinal Capital in Residence on Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The spectacular Gherkin building is the perfect place to look out on London’s financial world, from the City’s investment banks directly below it to M(...)