The share sale will dilute Denis O’Brien’s holding in Digicel, but the flotation document indicates that he will keep control of the business. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businessman Denis O’Brien is to float his mobile phone business Digicel on the New York Stock Exchange in three to four months time, raising hundreds (...)

Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s Digicel mobile phone business is poised to launch on the New York Stock Exchange. The company has filed documents with US (...)

The group, controlled by Irish businessman Paul Coulson, said in April it was considering floating the division. Photograph: Frank Miller

Irish-owned packaging giant, Ardagh, has taken the first formal steps towards raising €2 billion in equity and debt by launching its metals division (...)

Thirty one whistleblowers from Ireland have filed whistleblower reward claims in the United States. Photo: PA Wire

Thirty one whistleblowers from Ireland have filed whistleblower reward claims in the United States, according to a new report the National Whistleblow(...)

Avolon chief executive Domhnall Slattery. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Avolon, an Irish aircraft lease company eyeing a flotation in New York, had profits of almost €82 million in the first nine months of the year(...)

Cutrale Group and Safra Group last month tabled a rival all-cash bid for Chiquita, but the proposed Chiquita-Fyffes combination will be put before shareholders of both banana companies later this month to rubber-stamp the merger. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Brazilian billionaires Joseph Safra and Jose Luis Cutrale have launched an intensive last-ditch lobbying campaign to wreck the proposed $1 billion (...)

CYNK Technology shares rose from 10 US cent per share in mid-June to a peak of $21. Photograph: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The founder of the Irish Institute of Financial Trading, Peter Brown, said the “stunning” 36,000 per cent stock price rise of CYNK Technology – a soc(...)

Globoforce chief executive  Eric Mosley

Irish software business Globoforce has pulled its planned IPO, citing unfavourable market conditions. The company, which specialises in e(...)

Albert Manifold, chief executive designate, recently said CRH “forgot its core principles” when making some acquisitions in the boom. Photograph: Alan Betson

CRH’s shareholders will get to vote this year for the first time on the pay levels of its executive directors, including the €4.16 million pac(...)

Happy fifth birthday, global bull market. The advance has been led by the US, with the S&P 500 tripling (dividends included) since M(...)