Green Reit’s potential tax bill, the €16m Lotto row, and Disney’s streaming plans

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One Molesworth Street in Dublin, which is one of Green Reit’s prime assets.

One Molesworth Street in Dublin, which is one of Green Reit’s prime assets.

 

Real estate investment trust Green Reit could have to pay 25 per cent tax on the increase in value of some of its properties if the company is sold, it has emerged. Barry O’Halloran and Fiona Reddan have the details

The attorney general has been dragged into a row between the Department of Public Expenditure and the National Lottery over €16 million in unclaimed prize money. Eoin Burke-Kennedy reports on the latest twist in this saga.

In her weekly media and marketing column, Laura Slattery looks at Disney’s plan to take on Netflix and others with a streaming service costing just $6.99 a month.

London-based investment firm Chenavari trebled its stake in Dilosk late last year to almost 30 per cent, as the Irish mortgage lender seeks to grow in 2019 by acquiring loan books and moving beyond buy-to-let lending into the providing residential mortgages. Joe Brennan has the details.

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