Ireland Mandates Joint Lead Managers for 10-Year Syndicated Bond Sale

2 January 2018 – IRELAND, rated Moody’s A2 (Stable), Standard & Poor’s A+ (Stable), Fitch Ratings A+ (Stable), has mandated CITI, DANSKE BANK, DAVY, J.P. MORGAN, MORGAN STANLEY and NOMURA as joint lead managers for a forthcoming long 10-year Euro RegS benchmark transaction, maturing 15 May 2028. The syndicated transaction is expected to be launched and priced in the near future subject to market conditions. FCA/ICMA stabilisation.

The target market for the Bonds is eligible counterparties, professional clients and retail clients (all channels for distribution), each as defined in MiFID II.