Xavier Niel

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FBD chief executive Fiona Muldoon. Shares in the insurance company fell 0.7 per cent to €8.50 after the Central Bank told an Oireachtas committee the bank would look at ways of banning home and motor policy dual pricing

European shares climbed higher on Tuesday as positive German investor sentiment data and a slew of positive earnings lifted the mood, but Spanish stoc(...)

 Pro14 rugby: a good example of a rights-holder that has set up an effective formula in Ireland, where the pay-TV option on Eir Sport is blended with TG4’s free-to-air access. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

When the men’s Rugby World Cup (RWC) whirs into action in Japan next month, it will mark a pivotal moment for Eir Sport. Will it be a crowning triump(...)

CEO of telecoms group Siro, John Keaney. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

When it launched in 2015, Siro’s focus was on regional towns with poor broadband. The ESB’s joint venture with Vodafone, a surprise addition to the St(...)

Mounting political worries sent sterling lower, helping more internationally focused stocks gain. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

London’s top share index rose on Thursday as the pound slipped on concerns that outgoing prime minister Theresa May’s successor might push for a hard (...)

The Conrad on Dublin’s Earlsfort Terrace. File photograph: Frank Miller

The sale of Dublin’s five-star Conrad Hotel is expected to be concluded shortly for around €118 million. The hotel’s current owners have entered into(...)

Two French firms controlled by tycoon Xavier Niel bought 64.5 per cent of Eir last year. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

French business tycoon Xavier Niel, who has a controlling interest in Eir, has agreed a €2.7 billion deal to sell mobile towers in France, Italy and S(...)

Iliad chairman Maxime Lombardini: he had previously said the regulator’s grievances were “unfounded”

The chairman of French telecoms company Iliad has been fined €600,000 for insider dealing over his sale of shares in the telecoms company weeks before(...)

Eir is now generating more than €200 million of free cash a year, according to sources

Two French firms controlled by billionaire Xavier Niel face a delay of at least one year in extracting a dividend from their investment in Eir, after (...)

The additional funds being raised have resulted in the investor dividend being increased to €400 million

Two US hedge fund investors in Eir have seen the special “dividend” they will receive from the company under a refinancing rise to €400 million as the(...)

Two French firms controlled by tycoon Xavier Niel bought 64.5 per cent of Eir. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Eir, which was forced to seek court protection from creditors in 2012 after years of being treated as a glorified ATM by a succession of owners, will (...)

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