Ed Micheau

Ed Micheau

Irish Estates trading up

Irish Estates trading up

Property services group Irish Estates has undergone a period of considerable change over the last 12 months.

Cubic Telecom steadily growing by word of mouth

Cubic Telecom steadily growing by word of mouth

It’s not quite the bush telegraph, but word of mouth and a few well-placed messages are helping to sell one of the country’s fastest-growing franchise businesses.

Bord na Mona set to pay €55m for waste company

Bord na Mona set to pay €55m for waste company

Bord na Mona is on the verge of paying €55 million for Advanced Environmental Solutions (AES), a private waste-management company.

Davy management team set to control stockbrokers

Davy management team set to control stockbrokers

Richard Burrows, the governor of Bank of Ireland, had a number of urgent items on the agenda at the meeting of the court of directors in London last Tuesday.

Why Aer Lingus is ‘priced to go’

Why Aer Lingus is ‘priced to go’

It’s make-your-mind-up time for would-be investors in Aer Lingus.

Aer Lingus €500m redevelopment plan on hold

Aer Lingus €500m redevelopment plan on hold

Aer Lingus has shelved ambitious plans for a €500 million redevelopment of its head office at Dublin Airport ahead of its forthcoming initial public offering (IPO).

TV3 bosses buy stake in station

TV3 bosses buy stake in station

Senior executives at TV3 have acquired a stake of between 7 and 9 per cent in the independent television station following the completion of its acquisition for €265million by Doughty Hanson last week.

Aer Lingus aims to charm investors into its embrace

Aer Lingus aims to charm investors into its embrace

The charm offensive to privatise Aer Lingus is in full swing this weekend, except of course if you happen to be the proverbial ordinary man or woman in the street.

Northern Trust to create 200 jobs in Limerick

Northern Trust to create 200 jobs in Limerick

Northern Trust is to create more than 200 jobs in Limerick in a major expansion by the US financial services company outside of the International Financial Services Centre in Dublin.

Aer Lingus offers state veto on Heathrow landing slots

Aer Lingus offers state veto on Heathrow landing slots

Aer Lingus will guarantee the state a limited veto on the possible sale of 25 landing slots at Heathrow Airport in London when the company floats on the stock market later this autumn.

O’Mahony paves the way US-style

O’Mahony paves the way US-style

CRH has always had an unshakeable faith in the US, so it was no surprise that the Irish company announced last week its largest ever deal with the $1.3 billion (€1 billion) acquisition of Georgia-based company Ashland Paving And Construction (APAC).

AIB to sell joint-venture stake to New York bank

AIB to sell joint-venture stake to New York bank

AIB is in talks with Bank of New York to sell its 50 per cent stake in their joint venture-fund administration business for an undisclosed sum.

The Dell effect begins to wane

The Dell effect begins to wane

It’s been a tough year at Dell, the world’s largest seller of personal computers, and last week it got even more difficult.

SWS Group heads up new growth plan

SWS Group heads up new growth plan

SWS Group is poised to complete a €75 million equity fund-raising, after successfully tapping its shareholders to raise new funds for expansion.

UTV weighs up swoop for Scottish rival

UTV weighs up swoop for Scottish rival

Ulster Television (UTV) chief executive John McGann has been keeping a low profile of late, and not just because he is recovering from a shoulder injury sustained while out cycling.