2012 Annual Report

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2013 marks our 40th year of serving customers in Ireland. As we enter our fifth decade in Ireland and as part of a larger Banking Group with a vision to creating a new alternative Retail Bank in the future, I look forward to many years ahead to realising our ambition and our commitment to Ireland.

John H.Reynolds. Chief Executive

40 Years to Now

1973
IIB Banking licence received on May 17th and trading officially commenced on Merrion Square.

1982
IIB established themselves as market leader in the forward foreign exchange markets.

1987
IIB was the first bank to receive approval to operate in the IFSC.

1990
IIB Financial Services merged with Irish Life Homeloans.

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1996
Irish Life Finance Group maintains over 7% of the annual residential mortgage market in Ireland.

2000
IIB changes name to "IIB Bank" under parent KBC Bank and Insurance group. IIB Homeloans owns 10% of the Irish residential mortgage market.

2005
New headquarters opens its doors on Sandwith Street.

2008
IIB rebranded to KBC Bank Ireland.

2010
KBC pilots its retail deposit function.

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2012
KBC launches online videos to help mortgage customers in difficulty.

2012
Smart Access Account launched to market.

2012
Launch of first Sterling Deposit Account.

2012
KBC named Bank with the best corporate reputation in Ireland by RepTrack.

2012
KBC launches Top-Up Deposit Account to market.

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2012
KBC announce new home insurance offer with Zurich.

2012
KBC launches Interest UpFront Savings Account.

2012
KBC wins prestigious national Award for it long term support of the Arts.

2012
KBC opens its first ‘pop up’ in Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin.

2012
KBC make sense of the budget with simple infographic from Austin Hughes.

2012
KBC opens flagship retail office in Dublin city centre.

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