Saturday February 22, 2020

What Derek Quinlan will tell committee members

Dealmaker Derek Quinlan will this week give evidence to the banking inquiry. Here we reveal what he will say and the questions he must answer

5th July, 2015
Derek Quinlan: Quinlan Private had assets of €10 billion in 2008. Picture: PA

Financier Derek Quinlan was one of the highest fliers in Ireland’s Celtic Tiger. The former Revenue inspector bet big on property, first in Ireland and then overseas. He inspired rival boutique advisers as well as the private wealth arms of Ireland’s banks to follow suit into leveraged property deals.

Thousands of wealthy Irish people became investors with Quinlan, from former Late Late Show presenter Gay Byrne, to Davy Stockbrokers Kieran McLaughlin...

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