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The Iseq overall index underperformed its European peers on Monday, falling 1.3 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Iseq overall index was one of Europe’s worst performers on Monday after banks and Ryanair took a hit. News surrounding An Post’s entry into the mo(...)

The Comcast offer values Sky at almost £4 billion more than the Disney-Fox bid and was recommended to shareholders by Sky’s independent committee. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Comcast has triumphed over 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney in the auction for Sky with a £30.6 billion (€34 billion) bid in a deal that will redraw t(...)

The fight has centred on a battle for Sky’s 23 million subscribers. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The £26 billion (€29 billion) battle for control of Sky, the European pay TV operator, between Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and US cable group Co(...)

Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison: The fundraise is the first time that Stripe has led a funding round although it has made a number of minor acquisitions in recent years.

Stripe, the online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has led an $8 million (€6.8 million) Series A funding (...)

Brian Cox as Logan Roy in Succession. Photograph: HBO

An ageing and cantankerous media billionaire is living in New York with his third wife, surrounded by a brood of children and hangers-on who spend the(...)

John Malone, chairman, Liberty Group was one of the first international investors to take a punt on Ireland after the economy collapsed in 2008. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

American billionaire John Malone relaxes into a boardroom chair in a meeting room of the five-star Intercontinental hotel that he owns in Ballsbridge,(...)

The bidding between Comcast and Disney was part of a bigger battle in the entertainment industry as media companies spend tens of billions of dollars on deals to compete with Netflix and Amazon.com

Twenty-First Century Fox said on Friday its shareholders voted to approve Walt Disney’s $71 billion purchase of its film and television assets. Resul(...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

A rally in European shares fizzled out on Thursday after some poor company results and a slide in commodity prices. DUBLIN Building materials giant (...)

The fight for Sky is part of a bigger battle being waged in the entertainment industry as the world’s media giants splash out tens of billions of dollars on deals to be able to compete with Netflix and Amazon.com

Comcast said it has dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox and will focus on its offer for European pay-TV g(...)

Disney must offer Sky shareholders at least £14 a share to buy the business if its wider deal to acquire the bulk of 21st Century Fox completes before competing takeover bids for Sky, the UK Takeover Panel has ruled. Photograph: PA

The UK’s takeover watchdog has intervened to arbitrate between minority shareholders in Sky and its possible future owner Disney, setting the price th(...)

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