Nick Ashmore, chief executive of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland, at Treasury Buildings, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) drew down €172 million in lower cost funding from the State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (...)

The SBCI has now made a total of €750 million in low-cost, long-term loans available from lenders

Ulster Bank is the fifth lender to win approval from the State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) to offer low-cost financing to S(...)

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund’s deals in 2015 included a €100m fund for residential property development.

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF)invested €613 million in Irish projects in the 11 months to November 2015, the fund said on Tuesday, with(...)

AIB Headquarters in Ballsbridge Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

AIB has secured a further €200 million from the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) to lend to Irish businesses. The funding will be made(...)

The offering is aimed at SMEs who want to buy new vehicles or upgrade their existing fleet without the high maintenance costs associated with ownership

The State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has announced a new €25 million fleet finance fund for small and medium-sized busines(...)

The new programme includes low-cost leasing, hire purchase and rental agreement option

The State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has announced its second phase of new funding for small and medium-sized businesses w(...)

AIB said there had been strong demand from businesses and farmers for its loans, which are available at a rate of 4.5 per cent rate

AIB has approved more than €60 million in business credit to over 1,300 customers following the launch in March this year of a €200 million fund backe(...)

Nick Ashmore, CEO of Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

This time it will be different. If ever there was a phrase synonymous with financial folly and pre-crash delusion, this is it. It was resurrected l(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has welcomed the decision by AIB to match the discount offered on the €200 million that the bank is drawing down from the SBCI

The rates charged on loans from the new State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI), established to kick-start lending to SMEs, will (...)

Germany’s financial support for Irish small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – on attractive lending terms – is a modest but significant reward fo(...)