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Private-equity buyouts have accounted for 19.8 per cent of all M&A deals in Ireland so far this year, the highest percentage recorded since the financial crisis.

Irish private-equity buyouts are on track to reach one of the highest annual figures on record, while tech deals continue to account for the lion’s sh(...)

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi:  was last seen entering the Saudi  diplomatic mission in Istanbul on October 2nd.

Business group Ibec has cancelled a conference involving the Saudi ambassador to Ireland over the presumed killing of a dissident journalist in the Sa(...)

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing announces his retirement in Hong Kong

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, has announced his retirement, formally passing the reins of his $100bn retail, infrastructure and property empir(...)

Travis Kalanick stepped down  as chief executive of Uber after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company. Photograph:  Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Travis Kalanick has stepped down as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and built into a transportation col(...)

Sherilyn McCoy, chief executive officer of Avon Products  , speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York earlier this year. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Shares of Avon Products soared after an apparently non-existent firm based on an Indian Ocean island said it had offered to buy the company for almo(...)

  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(...)

A Healthscope nurse preps a patient for a blood test at the South Melbourne Clinic. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Healthscope and its private equity owners plan to raise 2.57 billion Australian dollars in the country’s biggest initial public offering (IPO) in more(...)

Zimmer, the maker of the eponymous walking frame, has agreed to acquire Biomet for $13.35 billion, combining the two ­providers of medical prod(...)

David Bonderman, Ryanair’s chairman since 2003: he said today TPG hasn’t ruled out the possibility of an IPO for the Texas-based business. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

TPG Capital, a US private-equity firm with about $55 billion in assets under management, would consider an initial public offering, according t(...)

Pinterest, which allows users to create online bulletin boards, has nearly 50 million users globally, according to consultancy comScore

Pinterest raised more than $400 million in venture capital funding last year, placing it ahead of other leading technology firms, according to (...)