Tuesday October 27, 2020

Market Talk with Ian Guider

Why the state should resist pressure and keep its AIB stake - for now

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

17th December, 2017
Bernard Byrne, chief executive, AIB Pic: Shane O’Neill

Is pressure being brought on the government to offload some of its remaining shares in AIB next year? Last week, analysts at Davy, the stockbroker that was one of the central firms advising the government on the AIB share sale this year, said the state risks missing out on the demand there is out there for the shares and there is a danger of missing “out on the window for a prime selling opportunity”....

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