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Pulling together the pieces of O’Brien’s empire

27th February, 2010

What is Denis O’Brien up to? As reported in this newspaper last week, he has struck a deal to sell his shares in Digicel’s Pacific operations to his main Digicel company, based in Jamaica. The deal should see O’Brien pocket over €510million over the next two years.

At one level, he is selling his Pacific Islands company to himself, but the real picture is a little more complicated.


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