AA Ireland’s  operating profit increased by 15 per cent to €15.1 million at the end of 2017.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Strong growth in the sale of insurance policies helped the AA accelerate its revenues and profits last year. Latest accounts for AA Ireland Ltd show (...)

Three founders of Cairn Homes are “on track to receive shares worth about €50 million”. Photograph : Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Sunday Times reports that the three founders of Cairn Homes are “on track to receive shares worth about €50 million” after the listed homebuilder (...)

AA said it will offer two-, three- and five-year fixed-rate mortgages and a best-buy four-year fixed-rate product. Photograph: AA/PA Wire

Bank of Ireland has linked up with the AA in the UK to allow the breakdown recovery firm to push into the mortgage market by offering a range of produ(...)

Payzone chief executive Jim Deignan: “2015 was a good year for Payzone as we continued to rebalance our portfolio of products and services to reflect marketplace changes”

Irish payment processing business Payzone, which was acquired by private equity fund Carlyle Cardinal for €43.3 million last year, saw pretax profits (...)

An Irish rival to Hailo, Lynk, is expanding into the US, according to the Sunday Independent. The company is working with drivers in New York, Washington and Boston and plans to launch in those cities before the end of the year.

Oil and Gas explorer Providence Resources is in talks to raise more than €100 million from investors as it looks to pay down debt. according to the Su(...)

The Mater Private hospital: The Dublin-based healthcare provider likely to be valued at about €500m

The Irish-American private equity fund Carlyle Cardinal is among the bidders shortlisted to acquire the Mater Private hospital group. The Irish Time(...)

Deal values Tullamore-based Carroll Cuisine at €40 million.

Private equity group Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI) has agreed the final terms of its management buyout of Tullamore-based Carroll Cuisine, which val(...)

Management buyout: Carlyle Cardinal Ireland is understood to be backing a management buyout of Tullamore-based Carroll Cuisine from Swiss-Irish food giant Aryzta.

Private equity group Carlyle Cardinal Ireland is understood to be backing a management buyout of Tullamore-based Carroll Cuisine from Swiss-Irish fo(...)

National Treasury Management Agency chief executive John Corrigan (left) and National Pensions Reserve Fund director Eugene O’Callaghan at the announcement of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When you read, as we did last week, that the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and its US and UK hedge fund partners have invested in only 13 I(...)