IMI moves up in world rankings
THE Irish Management Institute (IMI) has improved its position among internationally ranked providers of customised executive education in this year's 'Financial Times' Executive Education Rankings.
This confirms, for the third year in succession, IMI's place among the top 60 providers globally of tailored, company-specific executive education. This year, IMI is ranked just three places behind MIT Sloan.
Northern firm eyes Bord Gais assets
NORTHERN Ireland's main gas supplier is eyeing Bord Gais assets earmarked for sale. Phoenix's parent company Terra Firma said it will seriously consider bidding for the semi-state's supply or energy businesses if it is broken up. Phoenix said moving into the Irish market by buying Bord Gais assets would be a natural fit for its business.
Paddy Power to rent Belfield premises
BETTING giant Paddy Power is reportedly becoming a tenant at a 120,000 sq ft premises at Belfield Office Park in Clonskeagh, Dublin, developed by Paddy Kelly, John Flynn and Alanis. The group is alleged to be paying €10 per square foot -- this rent would establish a new floor for suburban south Dublin, where recent reporting has suggested typical rent is €15-€18 per square foot.