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Questions and Answers September Update

25 September 2017

Q: What’s happening with PBI?

A: In early 2017 permanenttsb Group concluded a strategic review of its businesses, including Permanent Bank International Ltd (“PBI”).

Following that review the decision was taken to begin an orderly wind-down of PBI and close the business by the end of 2017.

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10 August 2017

permanenttsb Group has recently concluded a strategic review of its businesses, including Permanent Bank International Ltd (“PBI”). ...read more

Is the drive towards online banking damaging genuine customer service?

22 June 2015

The convenience of online banking is something many of us now enjoy....read more

permanent tsb Group responds to publication of ECB's SSM Comprehensive Assessment exercise

26 October 2014

26/10/14 - Press release issued: permanent tsb Group responds to publication of ECB's SSM Comprehensive Assessment exercise...read more

permanent tsb Group publishes Trading Update

24 October 2014

24/10/14 - Press release issued: permanent tsb Group publishes Trading Update...read more

Group progresses deleveraging agenda of non-core assets with sale of Springboard Mortgages

23 October 2014

23/10/14 - Press release issued: Group progresses deleveraging agenda of non-core assets with sale of Springboard Mortgages...read more

PBI sponsors Castletown Golf Club stableford competition

29 July 2014

The Castletown course looked postcard perfect for the shotgun starts in the Permanent Bank International sponsored stableford on presentation day at the end of May. ...read more

PBI sponsors Manx Wildlife Trust

10 July 2014

Thanks to generous sponsorship from Permanent Bank International Ltd, the Manx Wildlife Trust, the Island’s leading nature conservation charity, has recently installed new interpretation boards at a number of its local nature reserves....read more

Permanent Bank International Team Pulls Together

30 June 2014

A team of PBI staff entered the annual Peel Viking Longboat race this weekend....read more

Permanent Bank International (“PBI”) has appointed Aidan Doherty to the role of Managing Director of its Isle of Man business.

08 May 2014

Barry Watts, Chairman of PBI, commented: “We’re delighted with Aidan Doherty’s appointment which comes at a very important strategic time in the growth of PBI, he is the perfect choice to lead PBI going forward....read more

Permanent TSB Group publishes 2013 Annual Report & Accounts

26 March 2014

Chief Executive of Permanent TSB, Jeremy Masding, has stated that the bank is turning a corner during the company's 2013 results announcement....read more

Ireland makes successful return to bond markets

13 March 2014

13 March 2014 – The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has today completed an auction of €1,000 million of the benchmark 10-Year Irish Government bond, the 3.40% Treasury Bond 2024, at a yield of 2.967%....read more

Moody's upgrade Irish Debt to Investment Grade

20 January 2014

The credit rating agency Moody's has upgraded Ireland's debt from junk status to investment grade, saying its economy has growth potential....read more

Ireland’s Economy Back from the Brink, But Continued Progress Needed

19 December 2013

The IMF has published an article about Ireland's recent emergence from the EU/IMF supported program....read more

Permanent Bank International revealed as a finalist for an award for Customer Service

07 November 2013

We are delighted to announce that Permanent Bank International have been short listed for an award for Customer Service at the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence...read more

Republic of Ireland to exit bailout in December, says PM

14 October 2013

The Republic of Ireland is on track to exit its international bailout programme by December, Prime Minister Enda Kenny says....read more

Ireland exits recession as economy grows

20 September 2013

The Irish Republic's economy has emerged from recession, according to official figures....read more

permanent tsb Group Holdings plc has published its results for the six months ended 30 June 2013.

30 August 2013

Permanent Bank International's parent, permanent tsb Group Holdings plc (“the Group”), and the holding company of permanent tsb bank, has published its results for the six months ended 30 June 2013....read more

Permanent Bank International confident about continued growth

27 August 2013

The continued growth of Permanent Bank International Ltd (PBI) is an example of the increasing strength of the Island’s banking sector. That’s the message from PBI’s Managing Director Carlton Freegard who was commenting after the sector suffered a setback earlier this month with the announcement that the Bank of Ireland Group is to close its Isle of Man subsidiary....read more

Eurozone growth hits 26-month high

23 August 2013

Eurozone business activity grew at its fastest pace for 26 months in August, according to a closely-watched survey....read more

Eurozone comes out of recession

14 August 2013

The eurozone had been in recession since the end of 2011 The bloc's GDP grew by 0.3% in the second quarter of 2013, slightly ahead of forecasts, the Eurostat agency said. ...read more

Bank of England holds rates at 0.50%

02 August 2013

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has left interest rates at 0.5%....read more

Statement by the EC, ECB and IMF on the Eleventh Review Mission to Ireland

02 August 2013

Staff teams from the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Dublin during July 9-18, 2013 for the eleventh review of the government's economic program....read more

Lieutenant Governor officially opens PBI’s new premises

29 May 2013

His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor Mr Adam Wood officially opened Permanent Bank International’s (PBI) new premises at Hillary House on Prospect Hill, Douglas. His Excellency attended the launch event on May 2 and unveiled a plaque in the reception area to commemorate the occasion. ...read more

Irish Minister for Finance announces the end of the Eligible Liabilities Guarantee Scheme

27 February 2013

Minister for Finance in Ireland, Michael Noonan, has announced the Eligible Liabilities Guarantee Scheme (ELG) is to end. ...read more

Our New Home

27 February 2013

We are very pleased to inform you that, from 4th March, we will be relocating to new permanent headquarters. ...read more

Permanent Bank International appoints Non-Executive Director

18 December 2012

Permanent Bank International has appointed Barry Watts as Non-Executive Director. Barry has more than 20 years of experience working at senior level within international banking....read more

Permanent Bank International appoints new Compliance Manager

22 October 2012

Permanent Bank International has appointed Mike Clay as Compliance Manager. Mike began his career in the finance sector in 1983 with Barclays and worked in various branch banking roles around Liverpool and Wirral before moving to the company’s Water Street Head Office in Liverpool in the late 1980s....read more

Permanent Bank team take up Viking longboat challenge

27 July 2012

A team from Permanent Bank International took part in the Viking Longboat Races in Peel. Billed by the organisers as the ‘World Championships’ the event attracted more than 700 rowers with thousands of pounds being raised in the process for local charities. ...read more

Isle of Man’s Chief Minister reaffirms the Island’s commitment to upholding international regulatory standards

19 July 2012

For some years the Isle of Man has been at the forefront of small countries upholding international regulatory standards in the fight against financial crime. ...read more

Permanent Bank International gives presentation to retirement group

13 July 2012

Permanent Bank International (PBI) gave a presentation about the bank’s history and profile to the Manx Retirement Association. ...read more

Permanent Bank International Ltd welcomes restructuring plan for parent group

09 May 2012

permanent tsb, the trading name of Irish Life & Permanent plc which owns Permanent Bank International Ltd in the Isle of Man, has welcomed an announcement from the Irish Government regarding the strategic plan for the Group. ...read more

Permanent Bank International Ltd reaffirms its commitment to the Isle of Man and the international savings and deposit market.

19 April 2012

Following the recent announcement by AIB (Allied Irish Banks) to wind down its operations in the Isle of Man and Channel Islands, Permanent Bank International is keen to emphasise its total commitment to its customers who choose to bank on the Isle of Man. ...read more

Permanent Bank International Ltd targets the fiduciary market

04 April 2012

Permanent Bank International Ltd has set its sights on the fiduciary market in the Isle of Man, UK and Channel Islands. ...read more

Permanent Bank International is the new name of Irish Nationwide (I.O.M.) Limited.

27 January 2012

In February last year, Irish Nationwide (I.O.M.) Limited was acquired by Irish Life & Permanent plc who trade as Permanent TSB. As a result, our name has changed to Permanent Bank International Ltd. ...read more


12 January 2012


New Faster Payments

01 December 2011

From 1st January 2012 it will be possible to remit up to £100,000 within the Sterling area (Isle of Man, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Gibraltar) by the “Faster Payments” scheme....read more

A new home for Irish Nationwide (IOM)

19 September 2011

Irish Nationwide (IOM) has moved to new offices at Britannia House on Athol Street in Douglas. ...read more