Business & Finance

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Business & Finance
Business & Finance (magazine cover).jpg
Founder Hugh McLaughlin
Year founded September 1964
Country Ireland

Business & Finance (sometimes B&F) is an Irish business magazine that was established by Hugh McLaughlin in September 1964.[1] It provides news, comment and analysis on Irish and international news stories. The readership is made up of business professionals, including senior level business leaders such as CEOs and heads of functions.[citation needed]


Business & Finance is published every month and is the highest-circulated business publication in Ireland, with an ABC circulated audit of 15,767 for the period 1 July to 31 December 2008. Readership is estimated at over 52,000.[citation needed]

Other titles[edit]

Also published are the annual "Top 1000 Companies in Ireland" and the "Who's Who in Irish Business". Other publications include the Life Sciences Review for news and updates for the life sciences industry in Ireland and Green Business which focuses on the implications of the move to 'green' for the business community.

Other company operations[edit]

Business & Finance Media Group have an Events Division, which manages several awards and events including the Business & Finance US Business Awards, Business & Finance Awards, Golden Spider Awards, the International Financial Services Summit.[2] In 2009 it also launched the inaugural Business & Finance Asia Pacific/Ireland awards. Also in the portfolio is the Top 1000 Companies in Ireland Database and a real-time online news portal.[3]


Moranna Ltd., the company publishing Business & Finance, folded in early 2011 owing more than €500,000.[4] A new debt-free company was then established to continue publishing the magazine.



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