Jim Brown

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Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher: “We see opportunities in construction and we would like to look at that.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bank of Ireland is prepared to consider different models of facilitating investment in the construction secto(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher made it clear to the Oireachtas Committee that it was not the “policy or practice” of the bank to write-down debt. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It said much about the joint Oireachtas finance committee’s hearings into mortgage arrears that, when its members were grilling Bank of Ireland(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath: zoned in on the 4,323 arrears customers facing legal proceedings. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ding, ding. Seconds out, round two. The slug-out between the Oireachtas finance committee and the country’s four main home loan providers(...)

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown arrives at Leinster House yesterday for the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform hearing on mortgage arrears. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown told the Oireachtas finance committee yesterday that it was not in the (...)

An Ulster Bank-Permanent TSB merger could be a good fit and they flirted with each other in the past. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

If all the talk recently about a third banking force has given you a sense of deja vu, it’s because the proposal has been knocking about for more t(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland has hired Morgan Stanley to advise it on potential merger opportunities for Ulster Ban(...)

Jim Brown: “If you look at the banking market [in the Republic], it’s very clear that there’s the two pillar banks and there’s us. What we’re looking to do is to become a more compelling choice in the market.” Photograph: David Sleator

Jim Brown is a glass half full type of chap, which is just as well when you’re the chief executive of Ulster Bank. He admits to having “(...)

RBS chief executive Ross McEwan, who only took on the role last year, told analysts that Ulster Bank had been “problematic” for the group over the past six years. This is something of an understatement given that it has sucked up more than £15 billion in capital from RBS since the global financial crash in 2008.

It was something of a mixed bag for Ulster Bank staff yesterday as its UK parent Royal Bank of Scotland published its annual results and unveil(...)

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown said the number of “traditional [bank] branches would reduce” and would be “more advisory and consultation with some transaction capability”.

Ulster Bank is in advanced talks with An Post about the State company providing lodgement and withdrawal fac(...)

RBS indicated Ulster Bank would be scaled down in the Republic.  Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown acknowledged this would result in branch closures and job losses. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ulster Bank recorded impairment losses on its non-core portfolio of £3.03 billion last year. This represented 26.1 per cent of gross customer loans(...)

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