Arthur Cox was paid €33.1m, Blackrock Financial Management got €23.5m, Ernst & Young (former Anglo Irish Bank auditors) had €20.9m, KPMG (former Irish Nationwide auditors)  €13.2m, and Goldman Sachs  €9.4m

Ever since the banking crash in late 2008, various figures have circulated as to the cost to the State, or taxpayers, from the sector’s financial bail(...)

Nick Ashmore, CEO of Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

This time it will be different. If ever there was a phrase synonymous with financial folly and pre-crash delusion, this is it. It was resurrected l(...)

State Street’s headquarters on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in Dublin.

State Street, the US investment bank, had paid the National Treasury Management Agency compensation of €852,000 as a final settlement, after its cont(...)

‘The nice people minding the remains of the National Pensions Reserve Fund in Dublin’s Grand Canal Street can take some short-term pleasure from the Linaburg-Maduell Transparency Index Ratings.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In case you missed it, this week saw the release of the long-awaited third-quarter Linaburg-Maduell Transparency Index Ratings, aka the Oscars of the (...)

Robert Easton, head of Carlyle’s CCI team: ‘This successful fundraising process reflects the promise in the Irish economy’

US equity group Carlyle and its Dublin-based partner Cardinal Capital are set to announce a number of high-profile investments in Ireland in coming(...)

Lightstone has already invested in Ireland, co-investing alongside global healthcare leader Covidien, venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates and leading medical device incubator The Foundry, in a new company called FIRE1 to be based in Dublin. FIRE1 will focus on developing novel therapeutic devices.

The National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF) has teamed up with US venture capital firm, Lightstone Ventures, to invest in early-stage medical device (...)

Details of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), which will replace the National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF), were outlined at a function in Dublin Castle today.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The investment of €6.8 billion in commerical projects that are of benefit to the Irish economy is to be overseen by the National Treasury Manag(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said Bank of Ireland, AIB and Permanent TSB had paid €6.04 billion in various proceeds to the State since the Government bailed out the institutions. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

The State has received €10.24 billion in various proceeds from the Irish banks that were bailed out after the(...)

State Street has a significant presence in Ireland, employing more than 2,000 people from offices in Dublin, Drogheda, Kilkenny and Naas.

The commission of the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) is to consider what action it might take with State Street following the decision of the(...)

Gaelectric has operating windfarms in Skrine in Co Roscommon and Carn Hill in Co Antrim. Photograph: Reuters

Wind energy group Gaelectric has agreed €92 million in new funding from a range of sources, including the National Pensions Reserve Fund’s loan facili(...)