Saturday, November 17, 2018
Private equity giant TPG will play to partnership strengths Image from Reuters For years, Jim Coulter and David Bonderman, the billionaire co-founders of private equity titan TPG, flirted with the idea of selling shares in their own firm to the public. No...
Uber losses shrink amid expansion drive The ride-hailing firm reported a loss of £701.5 million in its latest financial results. (Laura Dale/PA) Uber’s losses have shrunk as it continues to invest in expanding, according to the company’s latest financial results. The ride-hailing firm...
Genoa disaster points to difficulties with ageing bridges Experts have pointed out that many bridges were designed to have a lifespan of only 50 years. The Morandi Bridge (AP) The bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa was considered...

Business World

Losses double to €391m at Norwegian Irish unit Photo: Bloomberg Norwegian Air International, the Dublin-based arm of the Scandinavian carrier, made a $445.7m (€391.1m) loss last year, almost double the loss it posted in 2016. The company said the increased loss was...
RBS traders joked about selling 'total f***ing garbage' in US subprime boom RBS chief Ross McEwan Bankers at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) admitted they were selling "total f***ing garbage" to investors and made light of destroying the housing market in...
Dublin-headquartered firm Roomex raises €8m to develop global hotel booking platform Roomex has raised €8m series in funding as it looks to develop its booking platform and expand internationally. The Series A funding round was led by Draper Esprit, with support...
Fieldfisher creates 125 legal jobs in NI Fieldfisher employs just over 1,000 staff in 22 offices around the world. Stock image EUROPEAN law firm Fieldfisher is expanding into Northern Ireland, creating 125 legal services jobs in Belfast. The roles, at offices in...

News Irish News

Warning issued over iTunes gift card scam The State has denied the allegations that Apple, who employ 5,000 people at their European headquarters in Cork, were treated to a better corporation tax deal between 1991 and 2007 than other companies....

Treasures: True to type

Treasures: True to type Ireland's fine arts, antiques and collectables column This red Valentine sold for €52,245 in 2016Cartier ruby bracelet Tom Hanks is a famous typewriter anorak. In 2013, the Oscar-winning actor wrote in the New York Times that there are...
UN green finance network to set up its European hub in Dublin Finance minister Paschal Donohoe (centre) with Stephen Nolan, CEO Sustainable Nation Ireland and Kirsten Dunlop, CEO EIT Climate-Kic A United Nations programme that encourages sustainable and green finance in...

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