The ISIF formerly the National Pensions Reserve Fund, has a statutory mandate “to invest on a commercial basis to support economic activity and employment in Ireland”

The Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) used to be the National Pensions Reserve Fund. It held investments that would in time be liquidated to pay (...)

Irish based life sciences company Malin raised €330 million from international investors in its debut on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) on Wednesday, in one of the largest life science IPOs ever to take place in Europe. Pictured ringing the bell at the launch of the  IPO were An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD,  watched on by (L-R) Deirdre Somers, CEO, ISE, John Given and Dr Adrian Howd from Malin (Photograph: Colm Mahady / Fennells)

Irish based life sciences company Malin raised €330 million from international investors in its debut on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) on Wednesday,(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has been gradually winding down his stake in INM since losing control of the business in 2012. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has reduced his shareholding in Independent News & Media (INM), a company he controlled for almost 40 years, to below 3 pe(...)

Colm Lyon of Realex: panellist at a seminar being hosted by Barclays Bank Ireland this Thursday in Dublin

Up-and-coming tech entrepreneurs might want to check out a seminar being hosted by Barclays Bank Ireland this Thursday in Dublin. The event will exami(...)

Ryanair put in another strong performance, on back of steady volumes, closing the day 29 cent or 3.3 per cent up at €9.96 following a sector-wide trend. Photograph: Robin Townsend/EPA

Stock markets around the world clung to modest gains on Thursday, with European equities retreating from seven-year highs, after Germany rejected a(...)

IAG’s Irish chief executive, Willie Walsh, said the group’s offer of a veto “would give the Irish Government an important role that they do not have today in securing the future of Aer Lingus”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Barry O’Halloran and Mary Minihan Business groups in Dublin, Cork and Shannon will share a legally binding veto with the Government over the sa(...)

The Irish Stock Exchange will host a breakfast briefing about its #IPOready initiative, which is aimed at companies on course for a stock market listing in the next five years. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

On Thursday, the Irish Stock Exchange will host a breakfast briefing about its #IPOready initiative, which is supported by Enterprise Ireland and Inve(...)

The 270 apartments at Rockbrook are opposite the Luas station in Sandyford

A Canadian real estate company specialising in multi-family housing has completed the acquisition of the Rockbrook property portfolio in Dublin for €8(...)

While defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will be most impacted by QE, Mercer warned that defined contribution (DC) schemes will also come under pressure

The European Central Bank’s decision to rollout a bond-buying plan will lead to increases in pension scheme liabilities, consulting group Mercer has w(...)

The State also holds €1.6 billion worth of contingent capital notes in AIB, also known as CoCos. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

The value of the State’s holding in AIB rose by €1.7 billion in 2014, according to the latest valuation carried out for the National Treasury Manag(...)