Bankruptcy investigation into Tony O’Reilly’s art collection

O’Reilly was declared bankrupt by the Supreme Court in the Bahamas in 2015

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
26th March, 2017
Tony O’Reilly founded Providence Resources: his remaining shares in the firm are to be transferred to the bankruptcy trustee Picture: Getty

The former tycoon Tony O’Reilly is to see his last remaining shares in the oil exploration company he founded 20 years ago sold off as part of a bankruptcy process against him in the Bahamas.

O’Reilly notified the stock exchange in November 2015 that his holding in Providence had fallen below the level at which he would have to disclose it to the markets.

This month, according to an an update to his...

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