Description of the Business


AIB is a financial services group operating predominantly in the Republic of Ireland and the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of services to personal, business and corporate customers in our target markets and have leading market shares in banking products in the Republic of Ireland. AIB’s business has been restructured in recent years with the aim of becoming a customer focused, profitable and lower risk institution, well positioned to support economic recovery in Ireland while seeking to generate sustainable shareholder returns.


Last updated 07 March 2016


Names of the directors and biographical details  


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Last updated 02 March 2017


Board responsibilities and committees


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Last updated 02 March 2017


Country of incorporation


Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") was incorporated in Ireland on 21 September 1966 under the Companies Act 1963 under the name Allied Irish Banks Limited. On 2 January 1985, Allied Irish Banks Limited changed its name to its present name, Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c., and was registered under the Companies Acts 1963 to 1983 as a public limited company. Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. is registered under company number 24173.

Ireland is AIB's main country of operation.


Last updated 26 January 2011


Current constitutional documents


Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c., Memorandum and Articles of Association

Last updated 21 December 2015

Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms


The company's ordinary shares are traded on the Enterprise Securities Market ("ESM") of the Irish Stock Exchange.

The company has debt securities admitted to trading on the Main Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange, details of which can be found at

The company has €1,600,000,000 10.00 per cent. Contingent Capital Tier 2 Notes due 2016 admitted to the Official List of the Irish Stock Exchange and to trading on its Global Exchange Market, an exchange-regulated market.


Last updated 7 February 2011


Securities in issue


1. Ordinary shares - of  €0.625 each.

The number of Ordinary Shares in issue is 2,714,381,238

All ordinary shares carry equal voting rights.

The Ordinary Shares are, in general, freely transferable but the Directors may decline to register a transfer of Ordinary Shares upon notice to the transferee, within two months after the lodgement of a transfer with the Company, in the following cases: -

(i) a lien held by the Company;

(ii) in the case of a purported transfer to an infant or a person lawfully declared to be incapable for the time being of dealing with their affairs;

(iii) or in the case of a single transfer of shares which is in favour of more than four persons jointly.


Last updated  23 December 2015


Significant shareholdings


As at 21 December 2015, AIB has been notified of the following holdings of 5% or more in its ordinary share capital.



Number of Ordinary Shares

% of Shares in Issue

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund   



As at 21 December 2015 the percentage of shares not in public hands is 99.8688%.


Last updated 22nd March 2016



Financial information


Please click here Company's latest Annual Report.


Last updated 02 March 2017




Company announcements


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Admission document and circulars

AIB - Listing Particulars
Pre Admission Announcement - Schedule 1
Annex - Schedule 1


Please click here Shareholder Documentation


Last updated 4 July 2011






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25 Cabot Square


E14 4QA


Last updated 26 January 2011


Regulation of mergers and takeovers


The Company is a public limited company incorporated in Ireland and its Ordinary Shares are admitted to trading on the ESM. As a result, the Company is subject to the provisions of the Irish Takeover Rules. The Irish Takeover Rules regulate acquisitions of the Company's securities.


Irish Takeover Rules defined as "the Irish Takeover Panel Act 1997, Takeover Rules, 2007 (as amended)".


Last updated: 03/11/2015

Corporate Governance

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