Peter Roebben

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A KBC Bank branch in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

KBC Ireland said demand for mortgages increased in the first three months of the year, with new lending up 54 per cent to €296 million. The bank, whi(...)

It became clear in recent months to KBC Group that its Irish unit was going to be reduced to being even more of a bit player in a consolidating market. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

So, we now know why Bank of Ireland boss Francesca McDonagh was keeping a low profile while rivals in AIB and Permanent TSB donned the green jersey in(...)

KBC Group is planning to quit the Republic after more than four decades. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Belgian financial giant KBC Group is planning to quit the Republic after more than four decades and is in advanced talks to sell its performing loans (...)

Ales Blazek is to become the new chief executive of KBC Bank Ireland.

KBC Bank Ireland has appointed a new chief executive, with Ales Blazek stepping into the role. Mr Blazek (49) was previously head of data and strate(...)

KBC Bank Ireland made a net loss of €48 million last year.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

KBC Bank Ireland chief executive Peter Roebben said the lender has not seen a fresh surge in distressed borrowers seeking forbearance as a result of C(...)

Most of the KBC Bank Ireland borrowers affected will see the balance of their mortgage loan accounts lowered, though a limited number will receive a direct payment, the bank says. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

KBC Bank Ireland is set to refund up to €12.9 million of legal fees and interest to borrowers who have been in arrears across 4,500 mortgages. Most w(...)

Sunnier times:  An Ulster Bank branch in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

Niamh Brennan, the University College Dublin management professor, was preparing to sit through an induction session for new Ulster Bank board members(...)

 KBC:  “It is extremely disappointing that KBC have refused to engage with the FSU on these serious issues.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Financial Services’ Union (FSU) is seeking an early conciliation meeting in a dispute with KBC Bank over its plans to close four branches. FSU ge(...)

Peter Roebben, chief executive of KBC Bank Ireland. Photograph: Laura Hutton

KBC Bank Ireland’s chief executive, Peter Roebben, has given his strongest indication that the bank may sell long-standing problem mortgages to avoid (...)

Peter Roebben, chief executive of KBC Bank Ireland at the bank’s offices on Sandwith Street, Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Peter Roebben, a lifer with Belgian financial giant KBC Group who was dispatched in April last year to run its Irish unit, wants to clear something up(...)

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