Former DCC chief executive  Tommy Breen, Leo Casey, head of BGF in the Republic, and Winterbrook managing director Francis Rhatigan. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

State-backed venture capital firm BGF is to take a minority stake in residential house builder Winterbrook after investing €5 million in the company. (...)

Leo Casey, head of BGF in Ireland, and Amanda Torrens, founder of Brindley Healthcare.

Long-term investor BGF has made its first investment in the Republic with the acquisition of a stake in nursing home group Brindley Healthcare. BGF(...)

Glanbia’s MilkFlex fund offers milk suppliers loans with repayment terms adjusted in line with movements in milk price.

A fund offering a flexible loan product aimed at milk suppliers is calling for applications. The MilkFlex fund is offered by Glanbia Co-operative Soc(...)

Greencoat Renewables is a fledgling Irish energy company that acquired part of the original Bord Gáis wind portfolio this year

Greencoat Renewables, a fledgling Irish energy company that acquired part of the original Bord Gáis wind portfolio this year, has raised €270 million (...)

Brian Caulfield, who heads up Draper Esprit’s Irish business. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Chinese fund has emerged alongside the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund as a key backer of the planned flotation of venture capital firm Draper Esp(...)

Global milk prices have fallen by nearly 40 per cent since 2014 on the back of a glut in production, a fall-off in Chinese demand and the Russian trade ban.

A new €100 million loan fund offering dairy farmers more flexible repayment structures to help them cope with price volatility has been established. (...)