Ian Guider

Ian Guider

Ian Guider is Markets Editor of The Sunday Business Post, and leads the paper’s markets coverage. He previously worked with Newstalk, where he was Business Editor and presenter of the station’s daily business show Breakfast Business. Guider has been a business journalist for more than 15 years, working for a number of Irish and international media groups including the Irish Examiner, the Sunday Tribune and Bloomberg, where he was Banking Correspondent.

Don’t use taxpayers’ money for risky bets

Don’t use taxpayers’ money for risky bets

Isif’s dual mandate of generating returns and creating jobs has led to some costly mistakes – it should focus solely on maximising returns again

INM’s €145 million takeover edges closer as O’Brien and Desmond sell out

INM’s €145 million takeover edges closer as O’Brien and Desmond sell out

INM said that it had agreed to a 10.5 cent a share cash offer from the privately-held Mediahuis, which owns a string of newspapers in the Netherlands and Belgium.

INM agrees €145 million takeover

INM agrees €145 million takeover

INM said that it had agreed to the 10.5 cent a share cash offer from the privately-held Mediahuis, which owns a string of newspapers in the Netherlands and Belgium

INM bidder is likely to wait for the court report

INM bidder is likely to wait for the court report

A potential buyer of INM would be wise to find out what’s in the High Court files before rushing in to make an acquisition

Datalex’s Taggart falls on sword

Datalex’s Taggart falls on sword

A statement, three remarks from the floor, a unanimous vote approving a €6 million loan: the egm of the once-mighty, now-troubled Datalex was over in a flash, and left few clues as to what went wrong. Ian Guider reports

Eir owners set to take another €100 million in payments

Eir owners set to take another €100 million in payments

-Latest move brings total dividends taken to €400 million as part of refinancing of borrowings -Eir issuing new bonds as well as drawing down €100 million loan and taking €60 million from firm

Dilosk warns law change could affect ability to pay investors

Dilosk warns law change could affect ability to pay investors

Mortgage lender Dilosk has warned that two bills going through the Dáil to protect borrowers fro...

Is the Green Reit sale a red flag for the market?

Is the Green Reit sale a red flag for the market?

The biggest property investment company has called it a day. Do its bosses know something we don’t?

Mainstay Medical bids to raise €9m for key drug approval

Mainstay Medical bids to raise €9m for key drug approval

Mainstay Medical is seeking to raise up to $10 million (€8.9 million) as the Dublin-based compa...

Irish Continental Group’s boss sees pay drop by a quarter

Irish Continental Group’s boss sees pay drop by a quarter

Torrid year for Irish Ferries as new flagship WB Yeats delayed

Banking culture chair sceptical of banks’ ability to change attitudes

Banking culture chair sceptical of banks’ ability to change attitudes

Former High Court judge says he believes banks are genuine, but he wants ‘to see verification’

AIB riding the winds of change

AIB riding the winds of change

The bank’s shares have been under-performing, but under its new chief executive things may be looking up

€1 billion property giant Green up for sale

€1 billion property giant Green up for sale

Green Reit, backed by property industry veterans Stephen Vernon and Pat Gunne, said it had appointed advisers to lead either a sale of the entire company or a disposal assets

Market Talk: Drop the canapés and put the heat on bosses

Market Talk: Drop the canapés and put the heat on bosses

It’s agm season, so what can we expect this year?

Fitch gives Niel’s Eir the thumbs-up

Fitch gives Niel’s Eir the thumbs-up

Ratings agency said takeover helped put focus on high costs