Kevin Lunney and Liam McCaffrey.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Quinn Insurance’s former general manager, Kevin Lunney, told an inquiry on Thursday he was not informed in 2005 that company subsidiaries would be use(...)

Kevin Lunney and Liam McCaffrey  (right) leaving the public  inquiry into Quinn Insurance’s collapse at Blackhall Place in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

If you’re looking to find out how Quinn Insurance Limited (QIL) collapsed almost a decade ago, who was responsible, and the main reason a 2 per cent l(...)

QIL was placed into administration at the end of March 2010 on foot of the Central Bank securing a High Court order. The business was subsequently taken over a year later by Boston-based insurer Liberty Mutual Group

Quinn Insurance Limited’s (QIL) financial standing was “precarious” even before its board was shocked to learn in March 2010 that some of its subsidia(...)

Donal O’Sullivan: in a high-stakes battle to save his New York building company, Navillus.

Irish businessman Donal O’Sullivan has found himself in a high-stakes battle to save his New York building company, Navillus, following a ruling by a (...)

Fosun, led by billionaire chairman Guo Guangchang, announced a deal in May 2015 to buy the 80 per cent of Ironshore it didn’t already own. Photograph:  AFP/Getty

Liberty Mutual, the fourth-largest property and personal injury insurer in the US, has agreed to buy Ironshore from Fosun International for about $3 b(...)

Luis Bonell  said US parent company Liberty Mutual did not regret acquiring Quinn  out of administration in 2011 but he accepted it underestimated the challenge of turning the business around

Liberty Insurance in Ireland will record another loss this year but expects to achieve a “good” profit in 2017 following changes to its business model(...)

John Sheehy is the latest senior executive to leave Liberty in recent months

Liberty Insurance’s head of claims John Sheehy has left the role after two years with the company. Staff were informed of his departure and told that(...)

The Wall Street bull in New York: NYSE Technologies, the technology arm of NYSE Euronext first came to Belfast in 2009 to open its technology centre of excellence. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty

It is no Wall Street but Belfast’s Adelaide Street has proven to be a happy home over the last five years for one of the North’s most high-profile inw(...)