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

3 November 2014 – The Republic of Ireland (rated Moody’s Baa1 (Stable), Standard and Poor’s A- (Positive), Fitch Ratings A- (Stable)) has mandated CITI, Danske Bank, Davy, Morgan Stanley, Nomura and Royal Bank of Scotland as joint lead managers for a forthcoming 15-year Euro benchmark transaction. The syndicated transaction is expected to be launched and priced in the near future, subject to market conditions. FCA/ICMA stabilisation.