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AIB’s privatisation may be delayed even further by political events

19th February, 2017
The loss of chief executive David Duffy in 2015 hindered AIB share sale

The financial advisers are in place. The PR machine is ready to go. Is there anything that could stop the plan to flog off some of the state’s 99 per cent stake in AIB in a few months’ time? Perhaps, it is events away from the bank’s headquarters and closer to Government Buildings that may scupper the flotation once again.

I’m told by several people working on the deal that the...

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