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Ian Kirk: “In the early 1990s, business here started to learn what the Irish did in the 1970s and 1980s.”

Since leaving Ireland in 1981 as an accountant on an 18-month-long international exchange programme in South Africa, Dublin-born Ian Kirk has carved (...)

Lekela Power is  an African wind and solar energy joint venture set up by Mainstream and British-based private equity firm Actis.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a philanthropic foundation set up by a family which made its fortune in oil, has emerged as a shareholder in the main A(...)

Eddie O’Connor: “I’m faced with an almost explosive number of projects that I can compete for”

Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power has agreed to sell a $117.5 million (€104 million) stake in its main African joint venture to a group of (...)