Special Report: Dunnes and Nama square up for US court battle

Nama is pursuing Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle in the US, alleging that millions of dollars in assets were transferred between the couple, writes Philip Connolly.

6th January, 2013
Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea at their home in Ballsbridge, Dublin, in 2008. Photo: Derek Speirs

Adeveloper being taken to court by the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is nothing new. But Nama is going above and beyond its usual tactics in pursuit of Sean Dunne, the high-profile, highly-indebted property developer.

The state agency has headed across the Atlantic to the United States, where a protracted legal battle is playing out in front of a Connecticut court.

Dunne, who was famous for buying up large tracts in the Ballsbridge district of...

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