Bank of Ireland Overview


Bank of Ireland Group is one of the largest financial services groups in Ireland, with total assets of €132 billion at 31 December 2019. We provide a broad range of banking and other financial services. We are organised into four trading segments and one support division to effectively serve our customers.

The Group is organised into four trading segments and one support division as follows:

Retail Ireland

Serving consumer and SME customers across a broad range of segments and sectors. Delivering financial products, services and propositions tailored to meet their needs through branch, phone and digital banking channels. Operating as one of Ireland’s largest lenders with €5.8 billion lent to the Irish economy in 2019.

Wealth and Insurance

A leading provider of life, pensions, general insurance, investment and savings products in the Irish market. The Group is the only bancassurer in Ireland operating through New Ireland with its history of over 100 years and encompasses Private Banking and Bank of Ireland Insurance Services.

Retail UK

Distributes consumer products via own brand and partnerships with trusted brands (Post Office and the Automobile Association (AA)) and operates a universal bank in Northern Ireland as well as strong niche businesses in attractive segments, which include asset finance under the Northridge Finance and Marshall Leasing Limited (MLL) brands and FX via First Rate Exchange Services Limited (FRES).

Corporate and Treasury

Ireland’s number one Corporate Bank and leading treasury service provider incorporates the Group’s corporate banking, wholesale financial markets, specialised acquisition finance and large transaction property lending business across the RoI, UK and internationally with offices in the United States, Germany, France and Spain. Holds market leading positions in chosen sectors, including corporate banking, commercial real estate, foreign direct investment and treasury.

Group Centre

Group Centre comprises the Group’s central control functions, which establish governance and oversee policies, and provide and manage processes and delivery platforms for the trading divisions.