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 Digicel  was once a cash cow for Denis  O’Brien. Between 2012 and 2014 he received dividends totalling $1.1 billion from the compnay.

When Denis O’Brien sold out of Ireland’s biggest newspaper group in 2019, the billionaire drew a line under an investment that had cost him more than (...)

Noel and Valerie Moran walked away with a €266 million payout for Prepaid Financial Service. Photograph: Alan Betson

It was a year of extremes in the corporate world – financial reward and glory for some; the end of the road for others. And 2019 also saw a cast of fi(...)

Customers at a Digicel shop in Fiji. Photograph: iStock

Businessman Denis O’Brien, who extracted at least $1.9 billion (€1.7 billion) of dividends from Digicel between 2007 and 2014, will face demands from (...)

Recent unrest in Haiti – one of the Digicel’s most important markets. Photograph:  Valerie Baeriswyl/AFP/via Getty Images

Nicole Laframboise, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist, didn’t mince her words on Monday when she wrapped up the fund’s latest review of t(...)

Fitch warned last week that Digicel faces ‘imminent refinancing risk’ and will likely have to restructure the 2021 bonds. Photograph: Getty

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel telecoms group saw its earnings dip in the three months to the end of September. A slump in the value of currencies in some (...)

Communications Minister Richard Bruton, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and US business man David McCourt at St Kevin’s National School, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Niall Carson / PA Wire

There’s nothing politicians love more than a good photo op, and there was no shortage of them at St Kevin’s National School in Co Wicklow this week at(...)

Fitch lowered its ratings on Digicel by one level to CC, eight rungs below what the ratings agency deems to be an investible grade. Photograph: iStock

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel Group faces “imminent refinancing risk” and will have to restructure a large part of its almost $7 billion (€6.3 billion) deb(...)

Triona Mullane of Madme Technologies and winner in the emerging category at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Photograph: Maxwells

Triona Mullane, the founder and chief executive of customer experience platform Madme Technologies, has won top prize in the emerging category at the (...)

Authorities  on the island nation of Antigua & Barbuda have agreed to extend Digicel’s licences. Photograph: Ken Cedeno/Digital/Corbis via Getty Images

Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telecoms company Digicel has settled a bitter dispute with the government of the island nation of Antigua & Barbuda. T(...)

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

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