The US sanctions, imposed by the US Department of Treasury on the refinery’s owner the Rusal Group in 2018, were waived in late January 2019

Pre-tax profits rose by over 30 per cent to $54.6 million (€45.7 million) at the Aughinish Alumina refinery in 2019, as the company benefitted from th(...)

 Patrick Pinschmidt: “The Ireland fintech ecosystem is very attractive to Middlegame”

Middlegame Ventures, a fintech-focused investment firm that is actively targeting Irish startups, has announced a €150 million fund targeting post-see(...)

The Aughinish Alumina refinery on the Shannon estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick.

Revenues at the Aughinish Alumina refinery last year increased by 15 per cent to $757.1 million (€684 million) in spite of US Treasury sanctions impos(...)

MiddleGame general partner Patrick Pinschmidt said he was impressed by the calibre of fintech companies he had come across in the Republic in recent years. Photograph: Rebecca Drobis

Washington-headquartered venture capital firm Middlegame has said it is actively weighing up investing in a number of Irish fintechs. Middlegame Vent(...)

Founded in 2002 by former employees at Digital Equipment, NetFort currently employs 16 people at its headquarters in Galway Technology Park

NetFort, a Galway-based developer of network traffic and security monitoring software, has been acquired by the Nasdaq-listed company Rapid7. No fin(...)

Investigators vetting one of US president Donald Trump’s senior nominees to the department of the treasury have zeroed in on his role at a Dublin outf(...)

In addition to the $892m it agreed to pay in fines and penalties, another $300m could be imposed on ZTE if it does not comply with its agreement over the next seven years.

A Chinese telecoms group recently signed by Denis O’Brien’s Digicel to upgrade its network has pleaded guilty in a federal court in Texas for conspiri(...)

Fined: ZTE’s stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty

The Chinese telecoms group recently signed by Denis O’Brien’s Digicel to upgrade its network faces paying up to a record $1.2 billion (€1.14 billion) (...)

Allergan, which is run from New Jersey but has a legal domicile in Dublin, last year agreed to merge with Pfizer in a $160 billion deal that would give New York-based Pfizer a foreign address and a lower tax rate. (Photograph: ANDREW GOMBERT/EPA)

Allergan Plc shares plummeted 21 per cent in late trading Monday after the US Treasury Department released rules that would limit the ability of US c(...)

AbbVie had recently said it was still committed to the deal, which would have reduced the reliance on its Humira drug, the world’s top selling arthritis medicine which loses US patent protection in 2016

Chicago-based AbbVie said it was reconsidering its $55 billion takeover of Dublin-headquartered Shire weeks after the USgovernment moved to curb dea(...)