Anglo Irish Bank

Anglo Irish Bank

Infobox Company
company_name = Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc
company_type = Public - ISE & LSE
company_slogan = N/A
foundation = flagicon|Ireland Dublin, Ireland (1964)
location = flagicon|Ireland Dublin, Ireland
key_people = David Drumm, CEO
num_employees = 1500 (2006)
products = Various banking products
homepage = []

Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc (Irish: "Banc Angla-Éireannach"; ise|ANGL, lse|ANGL, FWB|CKL) is a bank based in Ireland, listed on both the Irish Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange, and headquartered in Dublin. The company mainly deals in business and commercial banking, and has a limited retail presence in the major Irish cities. It also has wealth management and treasury divisions. Anglo-Irish also has operations in Austria, Ireland, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Isle of Man.

Chief Executive Seán FitzPatrick stepped down in 2005 to assume the role of chairman. The current CEO is David Drumm. The company made €1.2bn in the financial year Sep 2006-Sep 2007, and has a market capitalization of €4-5 bn.

In January 2007, it was reported that Seán Quinn bought a 5% stake of Anglo Irish Bank for $750 million. In July 2008 Quinn converted investments in the bank to ordinary shares, increasing his family's stake to 15%.

Anglo-Irish is not to be mistaken for AIB which is also an Irish bank.

October 2008

Anglo Irish Bank is one the banks to benefit from the Irish Government's emergency banking guarantee.


*1964 Anglo Irish Bank was established in Dublin.
*1971 Anglo Irish listed on the stock exchange.
*1988 Anglo Irish acquired Irish Bank of Commerce
*1995 Anglo Irish acquired Royal Trust Bank (Austria), a bank with a 100 year history, from Royal Bank of Canada and renamed it Anglo Irish Bank (Austria). Anglo Irish also acquired a loan portfolio from Allied Dunbar.
*1996 Anglo Irish acquired Ansbacher Bankers, which was established in Dublin in 1950.
*1998 Anglo Irish acquired Credit Lyonnais (Austria) and combined it with its existing Austrian operations.
*1999 Anglo Irish acquired Smurfit Paribas Bank, a joint-venture that Banque Paribas had helped establish in Dublin in 1983. Anglo Irish also bought a loan portfolio from Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank.
*2001 Anglo Irish acquired Banque Marcuard Cook & Cie. in Geneva, Switzerland, and renamed it Anglo Irish Bank (Suisse).

ee also

*List of Irish companies

External links

* [ Official site]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Anglo Irish Bank — Corporation Ltd. Rechtsform Private Company (Ltd.) ISIN IE00B06H8J93 Gründung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anglo Irish Bank — Corporation plc Тип Государственная компания Листинг на бирже ISE …   Википедия

  • Anglo Irish Bank — La Anglo Irish Bank Corporation est une banque irlandaise dont le siège se trouve à Dublin. Elle fait surtout affaire avec les entreprises, mais offre aussi des services de gestion de fortune. Elle est présente en Autriche, en Suisse, au Royaume… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Anglo Irish Bank hidden loans controversy — For this controversy in the wider context of the Irish banking crisis, see 2008–2009 Irish banking crisis. The Anglo Irish Bank hidden loans controversy (also known as the circular transactions controversy) began in the Republic of Ireland in… …   Wikipedia

  • Irish Bank — (engl.: irische Bank) ist die Bezeichnung bzw. Namensbestandteil unterschiedlicher Kreditinstitute: Allied Irish Bank, nordirische Bank (nicht zu verwechseln mit den Banks ) Allied Irish Banks, irische Geschäftsbankengruppe Anglo Irish Bank,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • National Irish Bank — Not to be confused with National Bank of Ireland. Danske Bank A/S trading as National Irish Bank Type Irish Branch of Danske Bank Founded 1 April 2007 (former National Irish Bank Limited founded …   Wikipedia

  • Bank of America Home Loans — Type Subsidiary of Bank of America Founded 1969 (Countrywide), February 2009 (Bank of America Home Loans) Headquarters Calabasas, CA, USA (Countrywide Financial) Cha …   Wikipedia

  • Bank of America — Not to be confused with First Bank of the United States, Second Bank of the United States, or Bank of United States. Bank of America Corporation Type Public Traded as …   Wikipedia

  • Irish general election, 2011 — This article is about the general election in the Republic of Ireland. For other elections in Ireland in 2011, see Irish elections, 2011. Irish general election, 2011 2007 ← member …   Wikipedia

  • Irish Houses of Parliament — The Irish Houses of Parliament ( ga. Tithe na Parlaiminte, also known as the Irish Parliament House, today called the Bank of Ireland, College Green due to its modern day use as a branch of the bank) is the world s first purpose built two chamber …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.