Jim Barry,  chief investment officer of  BlackRock Alternative Investors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Jim Barry, the Irishman promoted earlier this year to investment chief at US asset management giant BlackRock’s alternative investments unit, has no p(...)

The Market Bar on Fade Street, Dublin. Friday’s a deal was reached on the steps of the High Court with the bar’s owner, led by financier Niall McFadden. Photograph: Alan Betson

US hedge fund Carval has withdrawn a bid for the well-known Dublin venue, the Market Bar, to be put into examinership, after reaching a deal on the st(...)

CJ Fallon is among a handful of publishers that supply both primary and secondary schools across the State. File photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin-headquartered educational publishing company CJ Fallon has completed a €25 million refinancing that will free up cash to provide a windfall for(...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes has contradicted the Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with the issue. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

What is Siteserv? Siteserv is a group of companies owned by businessman Denis O’Brien. They provide services for builders, broadband providers such as(...)

Nearly two-thirds of a portfolio of mortgages being sold by the liquidators of IBRC has been purchased by two US hedge funds. The Project(...)

Project Stone includes borrowings held by Denis O’Brien, pictured, and Mr McFadden along with loans connected with the Blackrock Clinic. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The special liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) are likely to conclude the sale of a €9.3 billion portfolio of loans, including(...)

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The agony and the ecstasy of 2013

The financial crisis has certainly taken its toll on Irish business. Businesses have been lost. People have gone bust. Reputations have been damaged. (...)

Thriving clothing retailer Primark is to strengthen its trading position in Dublin city centre by acquiring the disused Independent House on Mi(...)