Wim Verbraeken

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  Wim Verbraeken, chief executive of KBC Bank Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Nearly 2,500 KBC Bank Ireland customers are still on the wrong tracker mortgage rate several months after being identified by the bank as caught up in(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh: “We are treating this matter very seriously and we’ll be making a statement in due course.”

Bank of Ireland’s new chief executive, Francesca McDonagh, who inherited the tracker mortgage problem when she succeeded Richie Boucher three weeks ag(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane has said there is no upper limit to the amount of compensation banks will have to pay customers they wrongly removed(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane: said the Central Bank had to “push to the limits” of its powers. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank has begun enforcement investigations into Bank of Ireland and KBC Bank Ireland as part of an industry-wide examination of overchargin(...)

Some lenders have yet to disclose full details of the impact of their refusal to offer tracker rates to thousands of customers. Photograph: iStock

New figures show that at least 60 families have lost their homes as a result of Ireland’s tracker mortgage scandal. And the figure will rise further,(...)

KBC Ireland chief executive Wim Verbaeken pictured at the bank’s Dublin office in February. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

KBC Bank Ireland has declined to give a key Oireachtas committee an estimate of how many of its “tracker rate” mortgage customers were affected by an (...)

KBC Bank Ireland’s contribution to KBC Group’s net profit surged 213 per cent in the first half of the year to €166 million.

KBC Bank Ireland has begun to make repayments on the €1.4 billion bailout it received from its Belgian parent during the financial crisis. Speaking t(...)

KBC Bank Ireland’s new chief risk and compliance officer, Barry D’Arcy. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

KBC Bank Ireland has appointed Barry D’Arcy as its chief risk and compliance officer. Mr D’Arcy had been director of finance at the Irish unit of the(...)

Wim Verbraeken, CEO of KBC Bank Ireland: said the help-to-buy scheme for first-time buyers served to “actually reinforce demand and it translated very quickly into higher house prices”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The new Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is certainly racking up support for his plan to review and potentially scrap the help-to-buy scheme, which (...)

Over 40 per cent of KBC Bank Ireland’s €12.4 billion mortgage-dominated loan book was classified as impaired in March.

KBC Bank Ireland’s chief executive may sell some impaired mortgages as it comes to the end of restructuring of loans and as banks face mounting regula(...)

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