Nick Ashmore, chief executive of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (Isif), the State’s €10.5 billion sovereign wealth fund, said Nick Ashmore, currently chief executive of the Str(...)

Eugene O’Callaghan, the director of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, is stepping down.

State officials are to begin looking for a new director to lead the taxpayer-owned €15.1 billion Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (Isif), after Eugen(...)

ISIF director Eugene O’Callaghan said the strategy took account of the “significant progress made” in the economy.

The State’s €5.4 billion investment fund could recruit the World Bank to help Irish companies seeking new markets after the UK leaves the European Uni(...)

The divestment, which was worth a combined €68 million, involved the fund selling off its shares in companies involved in oil, gas and other fossil fuels

The State has become one of the first countries in the world to officially withdraw public money from investment in fossil fuels. The Department of F(...)

Genesis buys Boeing and Airbus short-haul craft that are leased to airlines around the world. Photograph: iStock

The State’s job-creation fund is investing €50 million in an aircraft-leasing business owned by financial services group Barings. The Ireland Strateg(...)

Photograph: iStock

Residential development lender Activate Capital has closed the first phase of its secondary €500 million fundraising round, and said it plans to expan(...)

China can offer significant opportunities for Irish companies. Photgraph: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)

A new €150 million Sino-Irish fund is to target high-growth Irish technology firms with an ambition to access the Chinese market, and Chinese firms se(...)

The fund has also invested in Ireland’s fledgling solar power industry via a joint venture with German solar park operator Capital Stage, which will see €140 million invested in 20 new solar parks across the State

The value of Ireland’s sovereign wealth fund grew to €8.7 billion last year on a foot of several strategic investments and the injection of additional(...)

Business Growth Fund chief executive Stephen Welton and Leo Casey, head of BGF in the Republic, at the launch in Dublin of a €250 million fund for Irish SMEs.

The State’s sovereign development fund, AIB and Bank of Ireland have emerged as key backers of a new €250 million fund that aims to take equity stakes(...)

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund director Eugene O’Callaghan: fund is “acting as a major catalyst” for stimulating private sector investment in Irish businesses. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 10,000 houses are to be developed with the support of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF). The fund’s director Eugene O’Callaghan (...)

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