Jack Horgan-Jones

Jack Horgan-Jones

Jack Horgan-Jones is a Business Correspondent with The Sunday Business Post. Horgan-Jones is a lead contributor on Ireland to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and has previously worked with the news website TheJournal.ie, and the energy trade magazine reNews. A Dublin native, he holds a BA in history and an MA in Media and International Conflict from UCD.

Irish fund invests $3m in British cryptocurrency start-up

Irish fund invests $3m in British cryptocurrency start-up

Irish venture capital fund Cosimo Ventures has put $3 million into British cryptocurrency and blo...

Hedge fund Abbey more than doubles its profits to €18m

Hedge fund Abbey more than doubles its profits to €18m

Dublin-based hedge fund Abbey Capital’s profits more than doubled in the company’s last finan...

Officials grilled by EU competition watchdog over business tax scheme

Officials grilled by EU competition watchdog over business tax scheme

News of heightened European concerns over the scheme will raise fears among investors, promoters and companies who use the Employment Investment and Incentive Scheme

Core Industrial eyes €220m worth of acquisitions

Core Industrial eyes €220m worth of acquisitions

Core Industrial Reit has a pipeline of up to €220 million in acquisitions under active consider...

Altering rules on apartments backfires as projects halted

Altering rules on apartments backfires as projects halted

Developers withdrew planning applications to include more units after new regulations published; Dublin Chamber research suggests policy changes ‘may not have had the desired effect’

Jet fuel pipeline to Dublin Airport hits legal hitch

Jet fuel pipeline to Dublin Airport hits legal hitch

The pipeline would have significantly reduced the necessity for 15,000 tanker journeys from Dublin Port to the airport every year, but has faced major opposition from residents along its proposed route

British tax fraudster sues IBRC over mansion sale

British tax fraudster sues IBRC over mansion sale

Bhandal wanted £75m – but Nama got £35m

Pepper claims state agency published business secrets amid tax row

Pepper claims state agency published business secrets amid tax row

The debt servicing fund had sought to carry over losses contained in a mortgage book it bought from GE Ireland and offset them against future tax

New cross-city Luas doubles bus journey times in Dublin

New cross-city Luas doubles bus journey times in Dublin

Durations of some commutes have spiked by up to 110 per cent

The big correction: Horgan-Jones on finance

The big correction: Horgan-Jones on finance

Last week’s turmoil in the stock market is unlikely to have a major effect here, but investment and jobs could take a hit

Equity giant Lone Star makes play for Project Redwood

Equity giant Lone Star makes play for Project Redwood

US private equity giant Lone Star has reignited its interest in the Irish market with a bid for a...

Eir distorting broadband market, rival firms claim

Eir distorting broadband market, rival firms claim

In a forceful attack on the company, Sky Ireland and Vodafone Ireland accused Eir of attempting to 'frustrate reforms' to a distorted Irish broadband market

Jack Horgan-Jones on Business

Jack Horgan-Jones on Business

Large corporates with massive debt, such as Capita and Carillion, are starting to appear vulnerable. Should we all be getting nervous?

Council calls off seizure of Iveagh Markets

Council calls off seizure of Iveagh Markets

Plans were called off after 11th-hour talks were proposed with the current occupier of the site, Martin Keane

Bolt Capital in talks about major social housing play

Bolt Capital in talks about major social housing play

Documents obtained by The Sunday Business Post under Freedom of Information show that the firm’s management team met officials in the Housing Department