Former Hypo Real Estate chief executive Georg Funke, pictured in a Munich court in March 2017. The case was settled today. Photograph: Christof Stache / AFP

A decade after the multi-billion bailout of Hypo Real Estate (HRE) and its Dublin subsidiary Depfa, the court case against leading managers has collap(...)

Eoghan Murphy, former minister of State at the Department of Finance, had accused other jurisdictions of regulatory arbitrage. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is difficult to get to grips with the battle to attract banks and other financial players relocating from London after Brexit. This is in part beca(...)

 HRE bought Depfa in 2007, but had to be rescued by the German government a year later

Depfa Bank, the Dublin-based lender rescued by German authorities during the financial crisis, swung into a €48 million profit last year as the compan(...)

The International Financial Services Centre in Dublin. It is understood FMS-WM employees are set to move into Depfa’s building in the IFSC

German state-owned bad bank FMS Wertmanagement is shifting the administration of tens of billions of assets from London to Dublin as it closes its UK (...)

Depfa, which has 128 permanent employees in Dublin, saw assets rise to €39.1 billion during the first half of this year.

Depfa Bank, the Dublin-based lender rescued by German authorities during the financial crisis, saw its assets increase by 6 per cent in the first hal(...)

Any transaction around EAA Covered Bond Bank would need the ultimate approval of the European Central Bank

US private equity firms JC Flowers and Apollo are among bidders circling a Dublin-based bank which is being sold under the wind-up of failed former G(...)

‘That German banks wrecked the Irish economy is one of the most persistent legends of the crisis. German bankers lent recklessly to the innocent Irish and then sent in Angela Merkel, the Austerity Queen, to get back their bad investments.’  Photograph:  EPA/Wolfgang Kumm

At a friend’s dinner table in Berlin recently I sat opposite a woman visiting from Ireland who had an important announcement to make. She said how, on(...)

Patrick Honohan told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that a request for help from Depfa Bank was turned down during the height of the financial crisis.

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan told the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday that Irish authorities were approached for aid from a large Germ(...)

Depfa Bank in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin-based Depfa Bank plc has been taken over by Germany’s state-owned bad bank FMS Wertmanagement six years after it almost collapsed in the fin(...)

Some key elements of the tax structures used by tech companies based here are in the sights of the OECD. In an update on its project to combat aggress(...)