Ires Reit founding chief executive David Ehrlich earned a profit of €4.2 million on the sale of 11.79 million Ires shares to Capreit.

Earlier this week, David Ehrlich, the founding chief executive of the State’s biggest landlord, earned a €4.2 million profit selling his shares in the(...)

While the Iseq index has fallen as much as 10.8 per cent so far this year, all of the movement had taken place before Core Industrial formally announced  that it was proceeding with an IPO. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The announcement after European stock markets closed on Thursday was brief and to the point. Core Industrial Reit, a fledgling logistics and industria(...)

The Iseq index in Dublin has fallen as much as 10.8 per cent since late January. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Core Industrial Reit, an Irish logistics and industrial property company backed by US hedge fund York Capital, has pulled its planned €225 million ini(...)

Detail form Gorta, 1946, by Lilian Lucy Davidson (1879-1954). Oil on canvas. 69.85x90.17cm. Copyright Estate of Lilian Lucy Davidson. Photograph: Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum/Quinnipiac Iniversity

The statistics are well known: by 1841, the population of Ireland was more than eight million. More than one million died during the Great Hunger(...)

York Capital plans to put almost €83 million of industrial units into Core Industrial. Photograph: Eric Luke

US hedge fund York Capital has lined up former executives from the National Asset Management Agency and Applegreen to join the board of an Irish indus(...)

Jamie Dinan: forced to cross the globe to persuade big investors to stick with his funds as they grappled with weak returns and money withdrawals

A year ago, US hedge-fund billionaire and part owner of the Milwaukee Bucks baseball team, Jamie Dinan, was under the cosh. The then 57-year-old – w(...)

US hedge fund York Capital is planning a €250 million initial public offering of an Irish industrial and logistics property investment trust called Co(...)

Protesters take part in a “lie-in” in Grand Central terminal, Manhattan after a New York City grand jury returned no indictment against a white police officer in the death of Eric Garner.  There are more protests planned across New York tonight. Photograph: Simon Carswell

A New York City grand jury on Wednesday returned no indictment against a white police officer who used a chokehold on an unarmed black man who died a(...)