Ireland Mandates Joint Lead Managers for 15-Year Syndicated Bond Sale

9 April 2018 – IRELAND, rated  Moody’s A2 (Stable), Standard and Poor’s A+ (Stable), Fitch Ratings A+ (Stable), has mandated BARCLAYS, CANTOR FITZGERALD IRELAND LTD, GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL BANK, HSBC, NATWEST MARKETS and SG CIB as joint lead managers for a forthcoming 15-year Euro Reg S benchmark transaction, maturing  15 May 2033. 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 and retail counterparties, each as defined in MIFID II (all channels for distribution of the Bonds are appropriate).