Gas broker EBI has been acquired by global commodities broker Marex Spectron. Photograph: iStock

A global commodities broker headquartered in London will establish its European headquarters in Dublin after having acquired an Irish company. Marex (...)

Dalian Wanda has dismissed “vicious rumours” that its billionaire chairman Wang Jianlin was detained by authorities and forbidden to leave China

Dalian Wanda has dismissed “vicious rumours” that its billionaire chairman Wang Jianlin was detained by authorities and forbidden to leave China, thou(...)

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the UEFA Champions League  . Photo  : Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

An obscure Chinese investor buys an unfashionable Premier League football club and promises to transform their prospects, making them big in China by (...)

  Cirque Du Soleil rehearsal Fanny, a member of the Chinese Poles act of Cirque du Soleil in rewhearsals at the O2   back in 2010.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / Irish Times

Founder Guy Laliberté has agreed to sell control of Cirque du Soleil, the world’s largest theatrical production company, for about $1.5 billion, the G(...)

Chinese conglomerate Fosun International said it bought a 5 per cent stake in British travel group Thomas Cook, deepening its foray into Europe’s tour(...)

Italian businessman Andrea Bonomi fuelled hopes of a bidding war for control of the French resort operator. Photograph: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images

Shares in Club Mediterranée rose 10 per cent yesterday after a new takeover offer by top shareholder Andrea Bonomi fuelled hopes of a bidding war for (...)

 Club Med says it aims to operate five villages in China by 2015, including three by the end of this year

A Chinese investor and a French private equity firm have won over Club Med with an improved €557 million takeover bid, seeking to accelerate a shift a(...)