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Frontline Ventures Wraps Up Second Fund

Dublin and London-based Frontline Ventures, an early-stage venture firm, has closed its second fund at 60 million euros. The firm backs B2B software companies, making investments that are between 200,000 euros and 3 million euros. Frontline Fund II’s limited partners include Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, Enterprise Ireland, European Investment Fund, Allied Irish Banks, various pension funds and family offices. 
Read by 73% of LPs January 31, 2017

Ireland Likely To Be First Country In The World To Ban Fossil Fuel Investment

With the passing of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill in the Dáil, Ireland is just one step away from becoming the first country in the world to stop all Strategic Investment Fund payments that support fossil fuels. 
Read by 31% of LPs December 21, 2016

Visit By China's Pension Funds Manager 'Could Signal Offshore Intentions'

<p>A&nbsp;visit to Belfast last week&nbsp;by China&rsquo;s provincial pension funds manager, the National Committee for Social Security Fund (NCSSF), to meet its Northern Ireland counterpart could signal offshore investment intentions, according to sources.</p> <p>Those familiar with the Chinese pension system told IPE the trip could be a precursor of more to come as the NCSSF familiarises itself with the practicalities of offshore investment with foreign counterparts such as the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers&rsquo; Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC).</p>
Read by 69% of LPs November 15, 2016

Private Equity Chief Tipped For US Ambassador Role In Ireland

The managing director of Fortress Investment Group, the New York-based private equity giant that lost out to rival Cerberus in the competition to acquire Nama&#39;s &#39;Project Eagle&#39; loan book, is understood to be among the leading contenders for appointment to the role of US ambassador to Ireland.
Read by 80% of LPs November 10, 2016

Puma Energy Acquires BP Terminal In Northern Ireland

Deal marks 100th terminal added to global storage network&Acirc;&nbsp; Puma Energy, the globally integrated midstream and downstream energy company, today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with BP to buy its bulk storage fuel terminal.
Read by 61% of LPs November 08, 2016

Private Equity Deal Flow Sinks In Europe In Wake Of Brexit Vote

The value of private equity deals in Europe has slumped by nearly a quarter during the first nine months of 2016 compared with last year, as the pace of deals in the U.K. and Ireland showed a marked decline in the wake of the EU referendum, according to numbers from data provider PitchBook.
Read by 68% of LPs October 20, 2016

Ireland To Hit Foreign Investors With New Tax On Real Estate Deals

Non-resident investors in Irish real estate funds will have to pay a 20 percent withholding tax from next year on certain deals, the finance ministry said on Thursday, in a further clampdown on structures used to minimise tax bills.
Read by 41% of LPs October 13, 2016

Aqua Comms Completes Co-Investment Agreement With Ireland Strategic Investment Fund

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, the Irish Sovereign Development Fund, and Cartesian Capital Group LLC, a Global Private Equity Firm With Expertise in Global Expansion Initiatives, Together Commit a Total of up to $125 Million in Equity Capital to Aqua Comms and Invest in the Future of Subsea Cable Network Developments and Operations
Read by 66% of LPs October 05, 2016

Student Housing And Offices In Dublin For Over €10m

The three-block mixed development in Dublin 7 brings in a rent of about &euro;975,000
Read by 61% of LPs September 30, 2016

IMF Warns Of New Imbalances In Ireland's Commercial Property Sector

<p>The&nbsp;<a href=";article=true">International Monetary Fund</a>&nbsp;(IMF) has warned of &ldquo;new imbalances&rdquo; in the commercial property sector in its latest report on Ireland.</p>
Read by 43% of LPs