Mazars insolvency partner Hilary Larkin: ‘businesses will likely face significant liquidity issues.’

The true effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on Irish businesses remains largely unknown as Government support measures remain in place and mask the true (...)

The laurels did not go to the flashiest players; they went to those pension funds who charged – and paid – the lowest fees. Photograph: Getty Images

Nearly half a century ago, Charles Ellis, a well-known US investment consultant, wrote an influential paper likening the money management business to (...)

Oaktree founder and billionaire  investor Howard Marks: “When there’s too much money around, it creates really bad things.” Photograph:   Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg

Private equity groups are lowering their standards over investment choices, raising money too easily and paying record prices in a shift that will lea(...)

Snap’s IPO: Snapchat’s owner  waited until it had secured a valuation of  $25bn before going public. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg/Getty Images

The US stock market may be the biggest and most prestigious in the world, but more and more companies are choosing to ignore it, which has major conse(...)

Wall Street: For junior employees at investment banks, landing a job with a private equity firm can mean moving to the middle of a Wall Street war

A battle is raging on Wall Street as never before, with powerful factions scrambling for control of a precious resource. On one side are the giant inv(...)