Can AIB really ever relaunch itself on the stock market?

Would a reverse takeover be preferable for the bank?

12th June, 2016

The state’s exit from its stake in AIB is proving to be a long process. It is seven years since its rescue and two since its balance sheet was cleaned up (from what we can see). It has also returned to a reasonable level of profitability as the two core economies in which it operates returned to decent growth.

The stock market too – the bout of Brexititis notwithstanding – has been receptive...

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