Sunday 16 June 2019

Leslie Buckley

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Leslie Buckley

Leslie Buckley

Worth 2015 €76 m (5.56%)

Worth 2014 €72 m

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Corkman Buckley chairs INM, publisher of the Sunday Independent.

The restructuring expert made around €77m from the sale of shares in Denis O’Brien’s Esat and Digicel mobile businesses. The former marathon runner is also a 25pc shareholder in China HR, one of the biggest online recruiters in China. It sold its European operations for €76m in 2013. He is also a shareholder and director of Siteserv.

Buckley, who once worked with Michael Smurfit, is very prominent in the philanthropic community, fronting efforts to rebuild Haiti, through his Haven Partnership, following the catastrophic earthquake in 2010.

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