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Denis O’Brien baulked at the prospect of handing over more than 50% of his empire to stock market investors.

Denis O’Brien scrapped a $2 billion (€1.85 billion) initial public offering of his Digicel phone group 4½ years ago, baulking at the prospect of handi(...)

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(...)

Ding founder Mark Roden, who is gearing the company up for a major expansion in its workforce and services. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ding, the global mobile phone top-up platform founded by Irish entrepreneur Mark Roden, has beefed up its management team including hiring a top huma(...)

 Vodafone chief Nick Read (right) and Director General of GSMA Mats Granryd take part in a conference on the opening day of the Mobile World Congress   in Barcelona. Photograph: Alberto Estevez/EPA

It can be easy to get caught up in the madness of Mobile World Congress (MWC) and its promise of a beautiful tomorrow. If you want to see what the fu(...)

Ding chairman Mark Roden: “We need to get really big in one vertical.” Photograph: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Irish mobile top-up provider Ding is considering a plan to raise €40 million in growth equity within the next two years to fund expansion beyond its c(...)

Denis O’Brien: The Story So Far:  David Murphy’s RTÉ documentary touched on the businessman’s immense philanthropic work rebuilding infrastructure in a battered Haiti. Photograph: Antonio Bolfo/Getty

What can you say about Denis O’Brien, “Ireland’s most controversial businessman”? It is not a trivial question. The man has, to put the matter at its (...)

David Shackleton (right), Ding chief executive, pictured with the US team in the iconic Bell Labs building.

Irish mobile payments firm Ding has opened a new office in New Jersey in the United States. Ding chairman and founder Mark Roden is a former EY (...)

Members of the cast of Riverdance at the Ding stand: “Riverdance is such a global brand and one that denotes everything that is strong and contemporary about Ireland.”

How do you get noticed when you are a small Irish company battling it out with the likes of Sony, LG, Samsung and Huawei at the world’s largest annual(...)

Irish businessman Denis O’Brien is linked to property on the Caribbean island where Dermot Desmond has been developing an exclusive tourist resort, fi(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel formally withdrew its filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission last week.

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is understood to have agreed a $150 million (€134.3 million) banking credit facility to bolster its financial flexibility as t(...)

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