Tuesday December 1, 2020

Inside IBRC: 'Our job is to get the best price'

In this exclusive interview with Ian Kehoe, Business Editor, the special liquidators of IBRC explain the process for winding down the notorious former Anglo Irish Bank.

17th February, 2013
Anglo Irish Bank: just how was it liquidated? Photo: Feargal Ward/Photocall

The call came on Wednesday, February 6, 2012. It quickly set in train a sequence of events that would stun the financial markets, shock the political establishment and add up to a massive gamble by the Irish government.

With the European Central Bank locked in talks in Frankfurt over a reshaping of Ireland's banking debt, word started seeping out that the state was poised to liquidate the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), the financial institution established to...

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