Ed Micheau

Ed Micheau

DCC holds fast to weather global equity market storm

DCC holds fast to weather global equity market storm

Shares in sales and marketing services group DCC emerged from the storm that raged among international equity markets last week pretty much intact.

Ebookers closes store with loss of 20 jobs

Ebookers closes store with loss of 20 jobs

Ireland’s largest online travel agency, Ebookers, is closing its flagship store on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre on May 31, with the loss of about 20 jobs.

Weather casts shadow over Open sponsor

Weather casts shadow over Open sponsor

The future of Nissan’s €2.2 million sponsorship of the Irish Open golf championship is in doubt after the tournament was again poorly attended.

Golf’s unspoiled hideaway

Golf’s unspoiled hideaway

Think Azores... Think leisurely strolls on endless, sun-kissed, golden beaches.

One51 to keep NTR stake

One51 to keep NTR stake

One51, the former IAWS Coop, is expected to follow its money in NTR when the utilities company goes back to investors in the autumn with a €150million rights issue.

Doughty Hanson preferred bidder in €250m TV3 buyout

Doughty Hanson preferred bidder in €250m TV3 buyout

Private-equity firm Doughty Hanson has emerged as the favourite to buy Irish television station TV3 for more than €250 million.

Kingspan to splash €100m on acquisitions

Kingspan to splash €100m on acquisitions

Building products business Kingspan is eyeing up acquisitions worth approximately €100million in the near future, according to reliable sources.

BoI blocks buyout attempt for Davy Stockbrokers

BoI blocks buyout attempt for Davy Stockbrokers

Bank of Ireland has rejected efforts by executives at Davy Stockbrokers to buy the country’s largest stockbroker from the bank, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

Bank of Ireland to back Dunne AIB deal

Bank of Ireland to back Dunne AIB deal

Bank of Ireland is poised to back developer Sean Dunne’s €200 million purchase of 3.25 acres in Ballsbridge from AIB.

Succession an issue for CRH

Succession an issue for CRH

“We are an Irish company and proud of our roots. Our Irishness is steeped in the culture of CRH."

Calnan branches out

Calnan branches out

SWS Group boss Kieran Calnan hasn’t kicked a football in anger for Carbery Rangers in years, but his affection for his local GAA team remains intact.

Windfarm energy ‘is the key to alternative power’

Windfarm energy ‘is the key to alternative power’

When SWS Group’s 45-megawatt (MW) windfarm project in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, is fully commissioned in the next few weeks, it will have the capacity to light up 30,000 homes in the county.

Stock exchange to offer China fund out of Dublin

Stock exchange to offer China fund out of Dublin

The Irish Stock Exchange is planning to offer investors at least two more exchange traded funds (ETFs) by the end of the year following the success of the Iseq 20 ETF over the last 12 months.

Grafton sits on property worth €200m

Grafton sits on property worth €200m

Building materials group Grafton could raise €200 million easily if it were to follow the example of other Irish publicly-traded companies that are selling valuable property sites.

Iseq 20 Exchange Traded Fund enjoys solid debut

Iseq 20 Exchange Traded Fund enjoys solid debut

One year since it was launched on the stock market, the Iseq 20 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) has rewarded investors who supported its debut with a 12-month gain of 30 per cent.