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Corporate Banking Ireland & Northern Ireland is responsible for managing the financing needs of large corporations including plc’s, multinationals, financial institutions/IFSC groups, semi-states and other large private companies.

The business unit has responsibility for all aspects of the ongoing origination, development and management of medium to large corporates across a variety of sectors. We pride ourselves on the strength of our relationships, whereby we are there to support our customers through times of prosperity and challenge.

Your relationship team is your one-stop shop for all your commercial banking needs, as our tailored approach allows us to provide joined-up services across our suite of financial products. We truly believe that your success is our success. Please review the website for an overview of our different teams and sector experts.

Head of Corporate & SME Banking - Ireland & GB
Michael Lauhoff
Senior Director, Head of Origination & Private Equity - Corporate & SME Banking
Nick Lyons
Senior Director - Corporate Banking Ireland
Kevin Baxter

New Business Team

We know it is a big decision to change your banking partner, particularly for large companies with complex and varied banking needs. Every customer is unique and every deal is bespoke.

Our dedicated New Business Origination team has over 50 years combined experienced in making that process as seamless as it can be. With over €1.2 billion of new debt underwritten for large Irish corporates who have moved to Bank of Ireland since 2015, our team has the expertise, resources and dedication to manage the transition for you.

As Ireland’s number one Corporate Bank* we have a wealth of knowledge across all sectors domestically and internationally. We pride ourselves on our transaction execution capabilities, with every transaction managed by a highly responsive and dedicated deal team. We have senior decisions makers based locally ensuring the ability to respond quickly. We offer;

  • Tailored solutions to match your strategic and funding requirements.
  • Sector experts and a regional network that spans the Island of Ireland.
  • Senior and junior debt, working capital, private placements, treasury products, trade finance, clearing facilities, digital banking solutions.

For a confidential discussion about your company’s banking needs please contact;

*Based on corporate lending information sourced from publicly available annual reports for 2020 for all Irish banks, Bank of Ireland analysis of its banking relationships with the top 500 companies from the 2020 Irish Times Top 1,000 companies list and Bank of Ireland analysis of its banking relationships with companies on the published listing of international companies setting up operations in RoI 2020.

Why Bank of Ireland
Director - Corporate Banking, Growth & Direct Origination
Darragh O’Neill
Director - Corporate Banking, Leveraged & Intermediary Origination
Peter Davy

Large Private Companies

As one of Ireland’s Leading Corporate Banks, we support both ambitious and established Large Private Companies in realising their business objectives and goals.  With a dedicated experienced relationship management model, we take the time to understand your business and the need to react and adapt to changing market dynamics.  We are a full service Corporate Bank with access to locally based key decision makers who provide our customers with prompt and responsive decisions at all times.

We understand the diverse and evolving needs of these businesses and work closely with our colleagues in Business Banking, the advisory and investment communities to support scaling SMEs and we provide innovative solutions to help them realise their business objectives.  Our expertise and financial solutions cater for growth achieved both organically and through Mergers & Acquisitions (domestically and internationally).

We also understand that shareholders may prefer to exit their businesses and realise their investments and have successfully worked with companies to structure and finance Management Buy Outs, (MBO’s), Family Succession Planning Transactions and provide Indicative Staple Financing proposals for companies in formal sales processes.


Director - Corporate Banking
Robert Quinn

PLCs & Multinationals

Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking is a Leading Corporate Bank in Ireland with teams in the UK, Europe and the USA. We are a full service Corporate Bank offering seamless support for the needs of Irish plc’s and Multinationals – both domestically and internationally.

Our experienced sector-focused teams work closely with customers to understand their needs and to formulate bespoke banking solutions. We operate a one-to-one relationship management model – each of our customers has a dedicated relationship manager. As our senior relationship managers are based in Ireland, we can ensure speedy access to the key decision makers within Bank of Ireland.

Bank of Ireland is the preferred banking partner for over 70% of international multinationals that choose to locate in Ireland. With our proven, longstanding experience and knowledge to successfully support multinational companies, we are best placed to provide expertise and innovation to our many customers as they navigate the evolving demands and changes in their markets.

We have a  complete offering across general banking, lending, trade finance and hedging products, supported by our Global Markets treasury teams in Ireland and overseas as well as our correspondent banking partners worldwide.

Director - Corporate Banking
Keith Hughes
Director - Corporate Banking
Gareth Magee

Food, Agri & Beverage

Our Food and Agri sector experts have an in-depth knowledge and successful track record across this sector. They understand the unique needs that are integral to your business. Our team has a wealth of experience, market understanding and transaction completions.

Bank of Ireland is the leading provider of financial services to corporates operating in the Food and Agri sector in Ireland. The best work with us and that’s why many of Ireland’s leading companies benefit from working with a full service Irish bank that has been a constant supporter of this sector and which is committed to the future of the Food and Agri sector in Ireland.


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Director - Corporate Banking
Gareth Magee
Associate Director - Corporate Banking
Daniel Leddy
Sector Specialist - Agriculture
Eoin Lowry
Sector Specialist - Food & Beverage
Lucy Ryan


We work closely with our customers within the hotel sector and have a fundamental understanding of the evolving needs and requirements of hotel businesses across Ireland. The Irish hotel industry plays a key role in Ireland’s tourism industry, a vitally important component of Ireland’s economy.

Many of Ireland’s leading hotel names from owner operators to larger corporate groups have chosen to work with us and have done so for many years. Our dedicated Hotel team have an in-depth knowledge of the industry and provide bespoke, innovative solutions that respond to our customers business needs to ensure their continued success.

By choosing Bank of Ireland, not only will you benefit from our dedicated Hotel Sector expertise but everything else you’d expect from Ireland’s leading full service corporate bank. To find out what our team can do for your business contact us today.

Director - Corporate Banking
Robert Quinn
Associate Director - Corporate Banking
Niamh Broderick
Sector Specialist - Hospitality
Gerardo Larios Rizo


We’ve been supporting the Retail & Wholesale sector in Ireland for many years and bank the majority of the leading names in this sector.

From food and drink to fashion, home and general merchandise, we cover the full spectrum. It is with this experience that we have an in depth understanding of the evolving needs and requirements of businesses across the sector. Our dedicated and experienced team offers sector specific knowledge and regional expertise across both Ireland and the UK and has a proven track record of providing bespoke and innovative solutions for our customers.

As a full service Corporate Bank in Ireland, not only will you benefit from our dedicated expertise, but we can tailor solutions to suit all your banking requirements. To find out what the Retail & Wholesale team can do for your business contact us today.


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Director - Corporate Banking
Robert Quinn
Sector Specialist - Retail
Owen Clifford


We have a long record of supporting and partnering with Ireland’s leading Healthcare companies and our dedicated team understands every facet of the Healthcare sector.

From Private Hospitals to Care Homes, Pharmacy Supply Chain to Pharmacies, Medical Devices to Dental Practices, we understand the constant dedication and professionalism required to be successful in Healthcare.  Our team matches your dedication and professionalism with a genuine passion and deep understanding of the Healthcare sector and the evolving needs and investment requirements of all Healthcare businesses. Our experience and knowledge ensures we provide bespoke and innovative solutions that respond to your needs.

At Ireland’s Leading Corporate Bank you will benefit from our dedicated Healthcare expertise and everything else you would expect from Ireland’s leading full service corporate bank. To find out what the Healthcare team can do for your business contact us today.

Director - Corporate Banking
Robert Quinn
Associate Director - Corporate Banking
Niamh Broderick
Sector Specialist - Healthcare
Gráinne Henson

Financial Services

Bank of Ireland has been an enthusiastic supporter of the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) since its inception in 1987.  We partner with the majority of institutions based in the IFSC, which now employs 36,000 people and is recognised as a global leader in several key sectors.

With over 600 active firms, the financial services sector is a critical part of the Irish economy. Our deeply engrained relationship banking model and proven experience ensures we offer these companies innovative and bespoke solutions.

We also actively support the industry associations and government agencies as part of the ongoing development of the industry in Ireland. Bank of Ireland has also played a leading role in the fast growing Green IFSC, which focuses on environmental, sustainable industry and renewable energy resources.

Contact us to find out more.

Director - Corporate Banking
Robert Quinn
Associate Director - Corporate Banking
Neal Collins

Semi States & Gov. Bodies

Working closely with a broad range of Semi-state bodies, we understand the need to achieve greater efficiency, reduce costs and to tightly manage funding and cash flow.

We have a full range of products and services to meet the needs of this sector and our Relationship Managers have the experience and knowledge required to deliver optimal solutions.


Director - Corporate Banking
Robert Quinn
Associate Director - Corporate Banking
Conall Boyle

Aviation Finance

Ireland holds a unique position in the global Aviation Finance industry. At Bank of Ireland we recognise the importance of the industry to Ireland and through our dedicated team of sector specialists we offer a range of financial services to meet the needs of our clients. With offices across Europe and the US, our customers benefit from the full resources of the Bank of Ireland Group. Our key product offering includes:

-Provision of credit facilities
-Escrow services and a streamlined SPV bank account opening process
-Deposits, Interest rate hedging and Foreign exchange solutions
-Trade Finance
-Personal banking services including Private and Premier Banking


Director - Corporate Banking
Keith Hughes
Associate Director - Corporate Banking
Fiona Smith

Energy and Infrastructure

Our dedicated Project Finance team focuses on the growing Irish Project Finance market. The Project Finance team’s structuring experience, combined with the market leading presence of the Corporate Banking relationship teams and support from our Agency team, allows the team to offer a unique combination of skills and expertise to the Irish Project Finance market.

Our experienced team appreciate the crucial role a lender plays in structuring debt solutions for large scale projects. The proactive team works closely with Project Sponsors and their Advisors, from as early as possible in the process.

The team remains committed to supporting PPP transactions, arranging debt facilities and participating in project finance transactions in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The sectors covered include Infrastructure, Energy, Waste and Renewables projects.

In the period since 2008, Bank of Ireland has been the leading provider of senior commercial debt for PPP projects in Ireland committing more than €500 million to the Irish infrastructure market. Examples of projects funded include:

– N7 Newlands Cross;
– N11 Arklow to Rathnew;
– N17/N18 Gort to Tuam;
– Three Schools Bundles (which included 18 schools in total).

Bank of Ireland is also a leading provider of Project Finance to the Renewable Energy sector including Wind Farm and broader Energy transactions. To date we have been involved in the financing of in excess of 600MW of renewable energy assets (enough to power c380,000 with clean electricity) and 1,060MW of energy projects in total. Recent financings include:

– Castlepook Power DAC
– Tullynamoyle Windfarm 3
– Dublin Waste to Energy
– Sliabh Bawn Power DAC
– Curraghderrig Windfarm
– Collon Windfarm

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Head of Project Finance - Ireland
Conor Barrett
Head of Origination, Energy & Cleantech - Ireland
Eoin Hartigan

Corporate Banking UK

Head of Corporate Banking & Property - United Kingdom
Andrew Pendered

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