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# kbc-bank - This year 2022

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns
# Probe
# Probe

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns

May 24th 2022, 9:14 AM 14,181 Views 16 Comments

The sale would see Bank of Ireland acquire KBC’s performing loan assets.

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts
# The Banks
# The Banks

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts

May 18th 2022, 4:25 PM 39,485 Views 28 Comments

But bank officials said the lender will remain flexible and urged customers having difficulties to come forward immediately.

Competition authority launches full probe into Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion Ulster Bank deal
# The Banks
# The Banks

Competition authority launches full probe into Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion Ulster Bank deal

May 10th 2022, 2:20 PM 15,389 Views 6 Comments

The investigation will determine whether the proposed acquisition could lead to a substantial lessening of competition in the State.

Flurry of announcements caps off noteworthy week for Irish banks and their customers
# The Banks
# The Banks

Flurry of announcements caps off noteworthy week for Irish banks and their customers

Apr 29th 2022, 12:26 PM 16,364 Views 0 Comments

Stakeholders say the industry is staring down the barrel of one of the biggest logistical challenges in its history.

KBC Bank extends its account closure notice to six months
# KBC Bank
# KBC Bank

KBC Bank extends its account closure notice to six months

Apr 29th 2022, 7:46 AM 16,012 Views 11 Comments

The original timeframe was 90 days.

Central Bank tells sector 'more needs to be done' for customers hit by KBC and Ulster Bank closures
# Account Switch
# Account Switch

Central Bank tells sector 'more needs to be done' for customers hit by KBC and Ulster Bank closures

Apr 27th 2022, 2:33 PM 9,975 Views 12 Comments

Both Ulster Bank and KBC Bank are winding down their operations in Ireland.

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers

Apr 13th 2022, 1:39 PM 28,415 Views 11 Comments

Separately, KBC Bank announced yesterday that from June, customers will get 90 days’ notice to move their accounts.

# kbc-bank - Last year 2021

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans
# The Banks
# The Banks

Competition watchdog launches full probe of Bank of Ireland proposal to buy KBC Bank loans

Oct 20th 2021, 3:50 PM 15,069 Views 13 Comments

The CCPC said an in-depth investigation was required to determine whether the deal would weaken competition.

# kbc-bank - All time

KBC Bank pushed into €41 million loss for 2020 despite positive third quarter figures
# The Banks
# The Banks

KBC Bank pushed into €41 million loss for 2020 despite positive third quarter figures

Nov 12th 2020, 11:25 AM 11,948 Views 12 Comments

However, the Belgian-owned bank saw a ‘record number’ of mortgage applications in the third quarter.

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine

Sep 26th 2020, 8:30 AM 19,887 Views 32 Comments

Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'
# The Banks
# The Banks

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'

Jul 9th 2020, 2:26 PM 20,844 Views 46 Comments

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic

May 20th 2020, 12:39 PM 18,775 Views 69 Comments

Opposition parties and trade unions have made strong statements in recent weeks against possible public spending cuts.

Calls for head of KBC group to apologise after comments about 'annoying' tracker mortgage scandal
# Johan Thijs
# Johan Thijs

Calls for head of KBC group to apologise after comments about 'annoying' tracker mortgage scandal

Updated Nov 15th 2019, 11:14 AM 26,273 Views 88 Comments

More than 40,000 people were affected by the scandal.

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home

Oct 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 22,675 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property
# Falsk
# Falsk

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property

Oct 10th 2019, 6:49 PM 21,424 Views 0 Comments

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks
# Irish Banking Culture Board
# Irish Banking Culture Board

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

Apr 15th 2019, 10:06 AM 17,600 Views 47 Comments

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost
# It's The Economy Stupid
# It's The Economy Stupid

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost

Feb 7th 2019, 6:01 AM 20,958 Views 26 Comments

Consumer sentiment was strong in January as spenders wait to see how Brexit will affect their pockets.

TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans
# Eviction
# Eviction

TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans

Jan 9th 2019, 8:15 PM 29,793 Views 105 Comments

Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins and Carol Nolan met with the bank’s reps in the wake of violent scenes in Roscommon.

'Yellow vest' protesters demonstrate at KBC headquarters as gardaí probe Dublin attacks
# KBC Bank
# KBC Bank

'Yellow vest' protesters demonstrate at KBC headquarters as gardaí probe Dublin attacks

Updated Dec 22nd 2018, 4:30 PM 99,863 Views 215 Comments

A KBC building was also set alight on Thursday night in Dublin city centre.

Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre
# KBC Bank
# KBC Bank

Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre

Dec 21st 2018, 9:34 AM 41,739 Views 163 Comments

The alarm was raised last night and a fire was extinguished in the lobby.

Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'
# Baggot Street
# Baggot Street

Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'

Updated Dec 19th 2018, 7:50 PM 74,793 Views 181 Comments

Three TDs and a dozen members of the Land League had staged a protest in the Baggot Street branch of the bank since 2pm.

Court rules that KBC are entitled to repossess properties belonging to Jerry Beades
# High Court
# High Court

Court rules that KBC are entitled to repossess properties belonging to Jerry Beades

Jun 29th 2018, 7:44 PM 21,116 Views 0 Comments

The financial lender claims that more than €2 million in loans to the anti-eviction activist remains outstanding.

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home

Apr 27th 2018, 7:34 AM 53,291 Views 0 Comments

Gordon Smith was removed from the court by gardai after refusing to say whether he would abide by a new court order to vacate the Balbriggan property.

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage
# Compensation
# Compensation

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

Feb 26th 2018, 10:41 AM 49,097 Views 63 Comments

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home
# Courts
# Courts

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home

Oct 10th 2017, 6:38 PM 38,465 Views 0 Comments

KBC Bank issued a repossession order to the couple.

‘Not good enough’ - KBC customers left frustrated as payments delayed
# Payment Failure
# Payment Failure

‘Not good enough’ - KBC customers left frustrated as payments delayed

Jun 2nd 2017, 2:05 PM 16,790 Views 16 Comments

Customers have reported previous problems with payments before Bank Holiday weekends

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland
# We're Staying
# We're Staying

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland

Feb 9th 2017, 1:30 PM 23,149 Views 16 Comments

The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.

KBC Ireland committing to business in Ireland, safeguarding 1,000 jobs
# Committed
# Committed

KBC Ireland committing to business in Ireland, safeguarding 1,000 jobs

Feb 9th 2017, 7:01 AM 9,606 Views 28 Comments

The company’s Irish profits increased by over €150 million in one year.

'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday
# KBC Bank Ireland
# KBC Bank Ireland

'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday

Feb 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 22,167 Views 41 Comments

The results of a strategic review of KBC Group’s Irish activities will be announced this coming Thursday.

Central Bank fines KBC Bank Ireland €1.4 million for "repeated breaches" on lending codes
# Banking
# Banking

Central Bank fines KBC Bank Ireland €1.4 million for "repeated breaches" on lending codes

Oct 10th 2016, 4:53 PM 16,737 Views 27 Comments

KBC was found to have breached Central Bank rules on 18 separate occasions.

Life in the slow lane: Irish business outlook 'steady' compared to bullish 2013
# Steady As She Grows
# Steady As She Grows

Life in the slow lane: Irish business outlook 'steady' compared to bullish 2013

Aug 5th 2014, 10:39 AM 3,854 Views 5 Comments

After major improvements towards the end of 2013, Irish businesses are making slower progress this year.

Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates
# Stalled Recovery
# Stalled Recovery

Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates

Jul 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 9,688 Views 54 Comments

Saddled with debt and facing little prospect of wage growth, many Irish people aren’t feeling the benefit of the economic turnaround.

On the way out? KBC Bank considers a sale of its Irish outfit
# Out The Door
# Out The Door

On the way out? KBC Bank considers a sale of its Irish outfit

Jun 17th 2014, 11:51 AM 9,794 Views 11 Comments

The Belgian outfit is focused on returning to profitability within two years, but then says that all options are on the table.

'The shortest bankruptcy in the world' - IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks
# End Of The Tunnel
# End Of The Tunnel

'The shortest bankruptcy in the world' - IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks

Jun 4th 2014, 1:39 PM 16,400 Views 116 Comments

The mortgage holder’s advocate has struck a deal with two major banks and hopes more will follow.

Business sentiment hits 7 year high
# Feeling Sentimental
# Feeling Sentimental

Business sentiment hits 7 year high

May 1st 2014, 11:57 AM 4,122 Views 16 Comments

But changes in the level of activity are “fairly modest”.

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'

Feb 4th 2014, 12:11 PM 6,625 Views 36 Comments

How are you feeling about spending more money?

Priory Hall resident whose partner died by suicide welcomes 21 day timeline for solution
# Stephanie Meehan
# Stephanie Meehan

Priory Hall resident whose partner died by suicide welcomes 21 day timeline for solution

Sep 16th 2013, 11:02 PM 7,278 Views 21 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan has tasked Department of Environment officials with the job of talking to all the stakeholders at the Donaghmede complex and proposing a solution within the next three weeks.

KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers
# Banking
# Banking

KBC Bank to open eight branches and target new customers

Sep 5th 2013, 8:38 AM 11,429 Views 41 Comments

The Belgian-owned bank is hoping to attract 10 per cent of the retail banking market with a new current account.

Better business conditions mean 'more firms are hiring'
# Jobs
# Jobs

Better business conditions mean 'more firms are hiring'

Jul 2nd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,353 Views 8 Comments

A new survey from KBC Bank Ireland and Chartered Accountants Ireland looks at business sentiment in the country, and says Irish business activity has strengthened.

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

Jun 13th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,457 Views 74 Comments

KBC Bank is now actively seeking candidates for 90 per cent loans, but did you know other lenders are making similar offers?

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