About us

A proud 55-year track record delivering insightful news, comment and analysis to and about the Irish and international business community.

Part of the Business & Finance Media Group, Business & Finance is Ireland’s leading business magazine.

Established in 1964, the magazine is devoted to providing senior business people across every sector with quality editorial and in-depth coverage on all aspects of enterprise.

The Business & Finance brand portfolio includes business magazines and special interest business supplements, electronic news and information and a range of business award programmes/conferences in Ireland, the UK, Asia and the US. The diverse portfolio of publications managed by the Group offers a complete overview of business in Ireland today.

Business & Finance Events has created world-class award ceremonies which celebrate success in Irish business, finance, IT and politics, and summits which educate and engage in specific industry areas; leading the way in offering a unique experience to all involved and providing unrivalled networking and business generating opportunities.

Managed by our events division, our awards recognise excellence and best practice, and offering high level networking opportunities.

Over the decades, some of Ireland’s most influential business leaders and outstanding corporations have been recognised by our award programmes. Business luminaries that have been honored to date include Tony O’Reilly, Michael Smurfit and Peter Sutherland and some of the outstanding corporations include Glanbia, Wyeth and Airtricity.

Similarly, our summits create forums for unparalleled debate and engagement, in bringing together diverse and outstanding groups of experts in their fields, which include financial services, corporate restructuring and life sciences.

Publisher: Ian Hyland

Ian HylandIan Hyland acquired Business & Finance magazine in January 2002. Since the acquisition of the well-known title, he has created a substantial business across the Business & Finance title and other media activities, including the acquisition of Magill magazine.

Ian Hyland began his career in Irish Press Newspapers where he worked in Dublin and London on Major Accounts. He joined Business & Finance in 1993 as Sales and Marketing Director.

He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of iCommerce, the Swiss/US marketplace portal in 2000, but returned to acquire Business & Finance in January 2002.



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