CYBG chief executive  David Duffy insists pay is not a motivating factor in his life. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien David Duffy, banker at London HQ for CYBG, 5.4.2016 Photographer Joanne O'Brien 0044 7973326942

It’s day two of CYBG’s tenancy of the Leadenhall Building in London, otherwise known as the Cheesegrater, and the group’s Irish chief executive, Davi(...)

Former AIB chief executive David Duffy said: “If you’re doing an IPO and expecting investors to put up money for a €15 billion or €20 billion [value] IPO . . . they like management to be as exposed to the performance of the bank as they are.”

Former AIB chief executive David Duffy believes potential investors in a flotation of the bank’s shares would want its executives locked in to a long(...)

The ESRI estimates that if property prices continue to rise at the current rate of 6 per cent per annum, all households would be free of negative equity by the end of 2019. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The number of households in negative equity has dipped under 100,000 for the first time in eight years, according to the Economic and Social Research (...)

Chief executive Bernard Byrne saw his remuneration rise 3 per cent last year

AIB paid its chief executive Bernard Byrne €587,000 in total remuneration last year, an increase of 3 per cent on 2014. His basic salary increased (...)

AIB  will publish its full-year figures for 2015 on Thursday morning. They are expected to be knock-out results.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Given that we won’t know the precise composition of the new government until some time after Easter, we can say with some certainty that there won’t n(...)

Teachers at Newpark Comprehensive, Blackrock, Co Dublin, picket outside the school over planned junior cycle reforms last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was supposed to herald a new dawn in Irish education, training young people to think creatively and critically. Now, with one teacher union refusi(...)

 Long game: A valuation  in the same ball park as Permanent TSB’s flotation last year would net about €2.6 billion for a quarter share of AIB –  the next  government would be better advised to bide its time   to recoup the State’s €20.8 billion in the bank’s bailout funds. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Just when AIB thought it was safe to go back to the markets, investors took a large bite out of a number of blue-chip financial stocks on Monday, with(...)

Clydesdale shares were priced at 180 pence

Shares in Clydesdale Bank,which is run by Irish man and former AIB chief executive David Duffy, rose as much as 2.4 per cent in early trading on Wedne(...)

Clydesdale Bank is run by Irishman and former AIB chief executive David Duffy

Shares in UK-based Clydesdale Bank, which is run by Irish man and former AIB chief executive David Duffy, will be offered at between 175 pence and 23(...)

Former AIB CEO David Duffy is in line for a substantial payday when Clydesdale Bank is spun out from National Australia Bank on February 2nd. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

National Australia Bank has valued its UK unit, the Clydesdale Bank, at up to A$4.3 billion (€2.7 billion), according to IPO pricing terms. Clydesdale(...)