Leo Casey will develop Business Growth Fund’s Irish business: “Irish SMEs need access to more patient sources of funding to support growth.”

A UK venture capital fund has hired a senior executive with IBI Corporate Finance, Leo Casey, to spearhead its aim to invest €200 million in SMEs in I(...)

The IFSC in Dublin. Centres such as Luxembourg, Brussels and Frankfurt appear to be among the early leaders in a race to sign up London-based firms seeking new EU bases. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ireland has been the victim of “black propaganda” as it vies with other European countries to lure financial services activities from the City of Lon(...)

Lloyds of London won’t be moving to Dublin, having chosen Brussels as its post-EU base.

On Wednesday morning the Lions ran out to play at the QBE stadium in Auckland. Australian insurer QBE, one of the world’s top 20 general insurers, has(...)

Lloyds building in London. Lloyds will set up its EU base in Brussels

An influx of financial investment into Ireland has been seen as one of the key positives of Brexit, offsetting at least some of the downside risk for (...)

It’s home to the European Commission and soon to be home to QBE’s new European hub, dealing a blow to Dublin’s hopes of becoming a new centre for the industry. (Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

Insurer QBE is to set up an EU base in Brussels, dealing a blow to Dublin’s hopes of becoming a new centre for the industry. Faced with a loss of pa(...)

Cover of €250,000 for  losses resulting from an investment firm collapsing due to fraud, negligence and forms of cybercrime.

Dublin-based insurance broker Robertson Low has launched a product offering Irish investors coverage for as much as €250,000 of losses resulting from (...)

  AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne: “The first piece is getting the 25 per cent away. Everything becomes significantly easier after that.”  Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

AIB, which was seized by the State in late 2010 to prevent its collapse, may be out of majority Government control by the end of the decade. Speakin(...)

Lloyds Banking Group has completed its acquisition of consumer credit card business MBNA from Bank of America after regulators rubber-stamped the £1.9(...)

“I started looking into getting speculative quotations on a 1.4 litre petrol-engine Toyota Corolla, year 2010”

We have frequently written about the spiralling cost of car insurance and the manner in which readers are messed around by multiple providers but Nick(...)

European stocks fell as turbulence in oil markets undermined risk appetite

European stocks fell as turbulence in oil markets, and the prospect of tough talks at a meeting of G7 leaders met in Italy, undermined risk appetite. (...)