Johan Thijs

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KBC has completed the sale of a loan portfolio to Bank of Ireland. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

KBC Bank Ireland said on Monday that it has completed the sale of a €260 million corporate loan portfolio to Bank of Ireland. The move is part of ef(...)

The bank said the transaction would have a negligible impact on KBC Group’s profit and loss and capital ratio. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

KBC Bank Ireland has agreed to sell its legacy performing corporate loan portfolio of about €260 million to Bank of Ireland. The move is part of effo(...)

KBC Bank Ireland chief executive Wim Verbraeken said the bank had also added more than 40,000 new customer accounts.

Net profits at KBC Bank Ireland fell by a third during the first half of 2018 compared with the same period last year, the company’s interim results s(...)

Johan Thijs, KBC group chief executive, photographed during a press briefing at KBC HQ Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Belgian financial giant KBC said on Wednesday its Irish unit, traditionally a retail lender focused on mortgages, plans to “launch an appealing propos(...)

KBC already offers life insurance products in partnership with Irish Life, while it collaborates with Zurich in other areas. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

KBC Group would only be interested in doing deals in the Republic if it could take 100 per cent ownership of the target assets, chief executive Johan (...)

 Larry Broderick: “I fail to see the logic behind a withdrawal from the Irish market and the subsequent loss of talent that KBC Ireland, and by extension the wider group, would suffer.”  Photograph:Tommy Clancy

The head of the Financial Services Union in Ireland has written to the global chairman and chief executive of KBC Bank in Belgium to urge them to reta(...)

KBC Bank  in Dublin: will it stay or will it go? Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Should I stay or should I go now? The Clash lyrics seem appropriate in the context of Belgian bank KBC as it ponders what to do with its Irish subsidi(...)

½KBC recorded an operating profit of €26.1 million before tax and impairment costs for the quarter under review.

KBC Bank Ireland has reported a €16.2 million profit for the first three months of 2015 compared to a loss of €17.1million for the corresponding quart(...)

Ross McEwan: RBS chief executive is likely to affirm his desire to stay in the Irish market and retain Ulster Bank, having previously explored the possibility of selling it. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to signal on Friday that it intends to commit to its Irish division, Ulster Bank, in a bid to benefit from a recov(...)

Belgian bank KBC expects to record loan loss impairment charges of €300 million to €400 million in 2013, group chief executive Johan Thijs said(...)