Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 16°C Sunday 20 June 2021

#Vulture funds

# vulture-funds - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Harris on PTSB home loan sale: 'It's time to see a bit of humility from our banks'
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Harris on PTSB home loan sale: 'It's time to see a bit of humility from our banks'

Feb 22nd 2018, 4:02 PM 18,571 Views 88 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the bank has been asked to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee next week.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

Feb 21st 2018, 3:44 PM 23,628 Views 122 Comments

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

# vulture-funds - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

'Many have made no payments at all for years': PTSB defends controversial €3.7 billion mortgage sell off
# Political Battle
# Political Battle

'Many have made no payments at all for years': PTSB defends controversial €3.7 billion mortgage sell off

Feb 20th 2018, 8:42 PM 39,296 Views 189 Comments

The proposed sell-off has become the subject of a political battle in recent days.

# vulture-funds - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'You're throwing people to the vulture funds': Government criticised for taking no action to halt PTSB loan sale
# Fire Sale
# Fire Sale

'You're throwing people to the vulture funds': Government criticised for taking no action to halt PTSB loan sale

Feb 15th 2018, 1:52 PM 21,448 Views 120 Comments

PTSB, which is 75% owned by the State, states it is selling off non-performing loans.

# vulture-funds - Monday 12 February, 2018

'I wouldn't want to go up against them alone': Vulture fund ramps up taking homeowners to court
# Pentire
# Pentire

'I wouldn't want to go up against them alone': Vulture fund ramps up taking homeowners to court

Feb 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 34,437 Views 114 Comments

Pentire Property Finance is a subsidiary of US investment giant CarVal.

# vulture-funds - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'Take a look in the mirror': Why didn't the Central Bank act earlier on the tracker mortgage scandal?
# Tracker Scandal
# Tracker Scandal

'Take a look in the mirror': Why didn't the Central Bank act earlier on the tracker mortgage scandal?

Jan 18th 2018, 1:41 PM 11,219 Views 31 Comments

The Central Bank’s governor Philip Lane confirmed 13,000 impacted customers are still waiting to get their money back.

# vulture-funds - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'
# Interview
# Interview

'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'

Jan 7th 2018, 9:55 PM 53,707 Views 93 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice talks rural crime, drink-driving and hits out against the Independent Alliance

# vulture-funds - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'We sold my wedding ring to afford six months' rent. We are now faced with bankruptcy'
# Home Repossession
# Home Repossession

'We sold my wedding ring to afford six months' rent. We are now faced with bankruptcy'

Aug 19th 2017, 7:30 PM 65,808 Views 171 Comments

We lost our home but our story is not unique and we are far from alone, writes Carly Bailey.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

A tenants' group will protest outside the country's biggest private landlord today
# Ires Reit
# Ires Reit

A tenants' group will protest outside the country's biggest private landlord today

Jul 5th 2017, 12:05 AM 31,603 Views 40 Comments

Members of the Dublin Tenants’ Association will today picket outside the offices of Ires Reit.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'
# Evictions
# Evictions

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'

Jun 28th 2017, 7:11 PM 40,979 Views 88 Comments

Speaking about his new Housing Co-op Bill, Norris said people appear to have forgotten that “eviction” is a dirty word in Ireland.

# vulture-funds - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds
# Great Irish Sell Off
# Great Irish Sell Off

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds

Apr 9th 2017, 8:15 AM 21,826 Views 55 Comments

The IFA says if vulture funds come after farmers they’ll have to get to them through them first.

# vulture-funds - Friday 10 February, 2017

'It is arguable that the acts of vulture funds are outside what is to be permitted by the Constitution'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It is arguable that the acts of vulture funds are outside what is to be permitted by the Constitution'

Feb 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 2,550 Views 34 Comments

The inviolability of the family home is enshrined in our Constitution, writes solicitor Jody Cantillon.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Direct Provision centre in Limerick shuts over 'health and safety fears'
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Direct Provision centre in Limerick shuts over 'health and safety fears'

Jan 25th 2017, 7:55 PM 10,818 Views 9 Comments

The management contract was “terminated” by a division of the Department of Justice today.

# vulture-funds - Monday 16 January, 2017

Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants

Jan 16th 2017, 8:16 AM 15,051 Views 104 Comments

AAA-PBP is kicking off the first day of the Dáil session tomorrow with its Anti-Eviction Bill.

# vulture-funds - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Tyrrelstown law might not save Limerick renters from eviction
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Tyrrelstown law might not save Limerick renters from eviction

Jan 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,958 Views 19 Comments

Housing Minister Simon Coveney said he is looking to get involved in the case.

# vulture-funds - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Out of the blue, we got a letter to say our loans had been sold to a vulture fund'
# Great Irish Sell Off
# Great Irish Sell Off

'Out of the blue, we got a letter to say our loans had been sold to a vulture fund'

Jan 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 58,981 Views 104 Comments

Housing has become the biggest issue for hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland.

# vulture-funds - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets
# The Great Irish Sell Off
# The Great Irish Sell Off

Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets

Jan 8th 2017, 1:49 PM 45,897 Views 136 Comments

New research has shown companies pay just €250 in tax a year.

# vulture-funds - Monday 2 January, 2017

'The Central Bank is in the dark' over how many business loans vulture funds own
# Vultures
# Vultures

'The Central Bank is in the dark' over how many business loans vulture funds own

Jan 2nd 2017, 12:15 PM 10,780 Views 41 Comments

Michael McGrath said that the situation was “incredible”.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'Accounting firms are telling vulture funds how to get around tax loophole closure'
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

'Accounting firms are telling vulture funds how to get around tax loophole closure'

Oct 5th 2016, 10:05 AM 9,840 Views 24 Comments

Stephen Donnelly has submitted a detailed proposal on how he thinks Ireland can shut down vulture fund tax avoidance.

# vulture-funds - Monday 22 August, 2016

Where will Namaleaks lead us? The answer depends on you
# Opinion
# Opinion

Where will Namaleaks lead us? The answer depends on you

Aug 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 94 Views 24 Comments

Julien Mercille is a member of the Namaleaks team. He explains why the site was set up.

# vulture-funds - Monday 25 July, 2016

Vulture funds using charitable status for tax avoidance being investigated
# Legal Loophole
# Legal Loophole

Vulture funds using charitable status for tax avoidance being investigated

Jul 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 16,551 Views 51 Comments

Some vulture funds are using a tax loophole to pay as little as €250 in tax in Ireland.

# vulture-funds - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Government accused of facilitating tax avoidance by vulture funds
# Social Democrats
# Social Democrats

Government accused of facilitating tax avoidance by vulture funds

Jul 7th 2016, 4:20 PM 16,342 Views 60 Comments

Social Democrats TD Stephen Donnelly told TheJournal.ie that the government sold a €400 million loanbook for just €80 million

# vulture-funds - Saturday 28 May, 2016

'I feel like an idiot. I should have just stopped paying my Ulster Bank loan'
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

'I feel like an idiot. I should have just stopped paying my Ulster Bank loan'

May 28th 2016, 7:15 AM 52,476 Views 206 Comments

The bank said this week it was selling 900 family homes as part of a loan book worth €2.5 billion.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Calls for emergency legislation to stop Ulster Bank selling 900 family homes
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Calls for emergency legislation to stop Ulster Bank selling 900 family homes

May 25th 2016, 2:28 PM 20,418 Views 163 Comments

The sale includes 2,000 buy-to-let properties as well as farmer and SME loan books.

# vulture-funds - Monday 23 May, 2016

Should the government buy houses back from vulture funds? The public is split
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Should the government buy houses back from vulture funds? The public is split

May 23rd 2016, 11:35 PM 13,222 Views 52 Comments

The master of the High Court said it could work as one of the solutions to the housing crisis.

# vulture-funds - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet

Mar 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 742 Views 51 Comments

The vultures arrived in Ireland after the crisis when they realised there was a lot of property up for grabs at knock down prices, writes Michael Byrne.

# vulture-funds - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Alan Kelly: Fingal County Council is trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses
# Protest
# Protest

Alan Kelly: Fingal County Council is trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:00 PM 26,115 Views 95 Comments

Some 100 families face the threat of eviction.

# vulture-funds - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Tyrrelstown residents want immediate protection from vulture fund
# Cruise Park
# Cruise Park

Tyrrelstown residents want immediate protection from vulture fund

Mar 19th 2016, 12:41 PM 16,851 Views 128 Comments

Ruth Coppinger has called for the government to intervene.

# vulture-funds - Monday 14 March, 2016

'It is devastating': Residents of Dublin estate facing 'mass eviction'
# Cruise Park
# Cruise Park

'It is devastating': Residents of Dublin estate facing 'mass eviction'

Mar 14th 2016, 10:06 PM 60,579 Views 240 Comments

Tyrrelstown residents are set to meet at 8pm this evening to discuss their situation.

# vulture-funds - Monday 29 December, 2014

10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against 'vulture funds'
# Mortgage Holders
# Mortgage Holders

10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against 'vulture funds'

Dec 29th 2014, 6:21 PM 12,487 Views 45 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the issue needs to be dealt with in 2015.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Nearly all the assets from Nama's €17.5 billion in fire sales have gone to offshore buyers
# Nama Drama
# Nama Drama

Nearly all the assets from Nama's €17.5 billion in fire sales have gone to offshore buyers

Oct 22nd 2014, 5:12 PM 12,309 Views 34 Comments

And the bad bank’s boss says if overseas owners want to pull apart Irish businesses there’s not much he can do.

# vulture-funds - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Fears as 10,000 mortgages now in the hands of 'vulture funds'
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Fears as 10,000 mortgages now in the hands of 'vulture funds'

Aug 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 20,009 Views 60 Comments

The selling off of IBRC assets leaves home owners vulnerable to a rise in interest rates.

# vulture-funds - Monday 21 July, 2014

Consumer rights on 'vulture fund' mortgage books to be beefed up
# Regulation Stations
# Regulation Stations

Consumer rights on 'vulture fund' mortgage books to be beefed up

Jul 21st 2014, 5:36 PM 7,191 Views 12 Comments

The Government is pushing legislation to put the new owners of Irish loan books on a shorter leash.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Honohan "not happy" about mortgage sales to vulture funds
# Vulture Culture
# Vulture Culture

Honohan "not happy" about mortgage sales to vulture funds

Apr 30th 2014, 4:32 PM 9,567 Views 23 Comments

Central Bank governor says he told the Government of his concerns over protections for mortgage holders.

# vulture-funds - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Column: Here’s who the Anglo payment may have gone to – and it’s not pretty
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here’s who the Anglo payment may have gone to – and it’s not pretty

Jan 25th 2012, 6:30 PM 77 Views 83 Comments

There are financial funds which profiteer from troubled nations’ debt – and Ireland has already caught their eye, writes Fergal Browne.