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Aergo chief executive Fred Browne described the appointments as significant for its business.

Aircraft lessor Aergo Capital has appointed former Pembroke Capital founder Lorraine Carew as head of commercial operations in a number of management(...)

Opposition members in the Dáil have highlighted how these corporate structures have been used to great advantage by so-called vulture funds to minimise taxes on property bought at bargain basement prices in recent years

The Government’s help-to-buy and affordable childcare schemes may be dominating public debate after the budget. However, international finance types a(...)

 Sinn Féin  finance spokesman Pearse Doherty: He said  Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s plans to use the Finance Bill to curtail the use of SPVs by vulture funds was little more than a public relations exercise. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government’s plan to clamp down on vulture funds’ use of special structures to minimise tax bills on Irish property has been dismissed as little m(...)

‘Even though the market has performed really strongly in recent years, it’s still pretty fragile.’

The message to overseas property investors at the height of the financial crisis was simple: come for the rock-bottom prices, stay for the tax breaks.(...)

In 2009 charities associated with a Dublin law firm were used as part of a scheme, managed by a US hedge fund, to buy up bonds in a collapsed Icelandic bank Glitnir.

The fuss over the use of charities for tax avoidance by vulture funds investing in Irish property may have revealed something about the limits of the (...)

In many cases, Ulster Bank has already taken enforcement action against the borrowers Cabot is going after

A US-owned debt recovery company has bought a significant portfolio of distressed personal debts from Ulster Bank and is pursuing many high-profile p(...)

Many funds that bought distressed Irish business, consumer and property loans from Irish-based banks are active in the courts system, filing summary judgment cases to make borrowers pay their debts.

Small businesses whose bank loans were bundled into portfolios and sold to “vulture” funds have been advised to consider going into examinership to pr(...)

 Cruise Park Drive, Tyrrelstown (above). There are three main ways that Irish homeowners and renters may come under the sphere of influence a foreign fund: it becomes your landlord, it becomes your mortgage lender, or, as happened with many Tyrrelstown residents, it becomes your landlord’s lender. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The plight of the 40 Tyrrelstown families who have been told to find new homes, not long after their landlord’s loans were bought by the Wall Street g(...)

The Financial Services Ombudsman is sending   500 complaints about loss of cheap tracker mortgages to the Central Bank

Tracker mortgages A casebook of almost 500 complaints relating to the loss by homeowners of cheap tracker mortgages has been sent by the Financial Se(...)

The sale of the assets will leave Lloyds with ‘minimal exposure’ to Irish commercial assets the bank said. (Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

UK bank Lloyds is to sell a portfolio of impaired Irish commercial loans to a group of investors including Bank of Ireland for about £827 million (€1(...)

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