Barry J Whyte

Barry J Whyte

Barry J Whyte joined The Sunday Business Post in 2013 as a business reporter. Whyte spent the previous four years in New York, where he worked as the web editor for Institutional Investor magazine. He has worked in the past for the Phoenix magazine and RTE.ie. He studied at DIT, UCD and Columbia Journalism School.

Religious order's lending arm secures judgment

Religious order's lending arm secures judgment

The social lending arm of the Presentations Sisters' religious order has obtained a judgment worth more than Euro 540,000 against an English businesswoman.

Metropolis: Life after the breakdown

Metropolis: Life after the breakdown

Ireland flanker Jamie Heaslip has been quietly making plans for what promises to be a busy post-rugby life, writes Barry J Whyte.

Your Investments: How to be good

Your Investments: How to be good

More emphasis on sustainability reporting has made it easier for investors who want to put their money into ethical stocks, writes Barry J Whyte.

Mount Carmel Hospital's former owner gets green light for Dublin 4 primary care centre

Mount Carmel Hospital's former owner gets green light for Dublin 4 primary care centre

In the same month that Mount Carmel Hospital collapsed into liquidation, the private hospital's former owner Gerry Conlan has been granted permission to develop a new primary care centre on Haddington Road in Ballsbridge.

Cotter and Rockett firm sold Portmarnock land at 97 per cent loss

Cotter and Rockett firm sold Portmarnock land at 97 per cent loss

Millionaire property developer Michael Cotter was one of the directors in a deal that saw a plot of land in Portmarnock bought in 2006 for €35 million and sold last month to the original owners for €1.2 million.

No emergency yet

No emergency yet

Last week's asset sell-off in emerging markets is a far cry from their boom years of the past decade. But it is not an indication of a full-blown crisis, and investors should hold their nerve, writes Barry J Whyte.

Accounts show dramatic rise and fall in Rehab's finances

Accounts show dramatic rise and fall in Rehab's finances

The charity's income has steadily risen since the early 2000s, writes Barry J Whyte.

One51 in bank deal to finance acquisitions

One51 in bank deal to finance acquisitions

Irish investment firm One51 is close to a deal with lenders that will allow it to go back on the acquisition trail, *The Sunday Business Post* understands.

Time to look after your nest egg

Time to look after your nest egg

A number of factors are combining to cut into pension pots and that means trouble in the years ahead, writes Barry J Whyte.

One51 sells its stake in Augean for over €10m

One51 sells its stake in Augean for over €10m

Irish investment firm One51 has sold off its full stake of 17.6 million shares in English hazardous waste management company Augean, according to market sources.

Ex-Qumas staff have their share options cancelled

Ex-Qumas staff have their share options cancelled

More than 80 former employees of Irish software firm Qumas had their share options cancelled before the company's $50 million sale, which was completed in recent weeks.

Taking stock of 2013

Taking stock of 2013

It was a year of mixed fortunes for the Irish Stock Exchange, with some big hitters disappearing, but five new companies launching, writes Barry J Whyte.

De-listers could return to ISE soon

De-listers could return to ISE soon

The Irish Stock Exchange's chief executive Deirdre Somers believes that Irish companies which have de-listed from the exchange could in the future re-list, reversing a trend that has shrunk the exchange in recent years.

Profit swing at O'Reilly's Grand Canal companies

Profit swing at O'Reilly's Grand Canal companies

A string of companies connected to the development of Grand Canal Square in Dublin show a swing of nearly Euro 200 million following a massive increase in valuation.

Defined-benefit pension fund of the SIMI being wound down

Defined-benefit pension fund of the SIMI being wound down

The defined-benefit pension fund of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry is being wound down after the economic crisis wiped out dozens of car dealerships whose employees were members of the scheme.