FBD posted a surprise pre-tax profit of €4.8 million for 2020.

FBD said on Friday it estimates that gross claims and expenses arising from a landmark Covid-19 business interruption pubs test case ruling earlier th(...)

FBD Insurance  is seen by analysts posting a full-year net loss, implying no dividend for shareholders for the year. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

FBD is likely to more than double to €70 million its provision for payouts to publicans after it lost a landmark Covid-19 business interruption test c(...)

FBD said the Commercial Court ruling ‘provides much needed clarity to all concerned’ and that it would not be appealing. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

FBD suffered the ignominy on Friday of losing a high-profile case that will set it back tens of millions of euro. And what did its shares do, only sur(...)

FBD has received about 500 pandemic-related claims from pubs and restaurants to date.

FBD said on Friday that it will make interim payments on “valid” business interruption claims under its pubs policy, after four publicans won a landma(...)

 Shane O’Sullivan, director of operations at Permanent TSB, is leaving the bank. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Permanent TSB (PTSB) director of operations Shane O’Sullivan, the internal runner-up in the recent search for a new chief executive for the lender, ha(...)

FBD has put a planned €35m dividend on 2019 earnings on ice. File photograph: The Irish Times

AIB deputy chief Tomás O’Midheach went up against Colin Hunt for the top job in the bank early last year. Now he’s accepted a position that, in recent(...)

Photograph: AFP via Getty

Growing concerns about the ability of markets to withstand the impact of coronavirus on real-world economies took its toll on Friday as markets eased (...)

FBD decided last month to scrap plans for a €34.9m  final dividend on last year’s earnings.

FBD Holdings has poached AIB’s deputy chief executive Tomás O’Midheach to become its next chief executive. The move came as the insurer reported a los(...)

Bernard Byrne, AIB chief executive, rings the bell at the Irish Stock Exchange with Deirdre Somers, Irish Stock Exchange chief executive, and Richard Pym, chairman AIB. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shortly after midnight last Friday, Ann Nolan, deputy head of the Department of Finance, and two officials working on AIB’s flotation hailed a taxi fr(...)