Wednesday October 21, 2020

Market Talk with Ian Guider

Paying down debt with the proceeds of the AIB share sale is a waste of time: €3 billion could build a lot of houses

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

28th May, 2017
The government may sell a part of the taxpayer’s stake in AIB

✽ As everyone knows, the first rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club. Those rules have been adopted by the government about the sale of part of the taxpayers’ stake in AIB. Nobody wants to talk about it.

What has never been debated openly, over any length of time, has been the reasons why to proceed...

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