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Sponsor Information


Ulster Bank has 178 years of history on the island and will continue to serve customers, adapting our business to their changing needs and the way in which they choose to bank with us.  Our 1.9million customers are at the heart of our business.  Supporting SMEs, as the economy recovers is a key part of our focus and our people are working daily to help and provide support to build confident businesses for the future.
Our approach is very simple.

We support business ideas:
We have both the appetite and ability to lend.   As part of our Ahead for Business Campaign we made €1.2bn available to business in 2014, with almost €800m already provided in the first half of the year. We are approving over 90% of applications and our tailored supports for agriculture, start-ups, food/ drink and manufacturing are driving much of this demand.

We are on hand for our customers:
We have a team of 100 dedicated professionals whose focus is to support new and growing SMEs in Ireland.

Ulster Bank Ireland Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. 
Terms & Conditions apply to all products.

Associate Sponsor: 

Bibby Financial Services Ireland (BFSI) is part of the Bibby Line Group, the largest independent provider of cash flow finance globally which provides €1billion funding to over 7,000 SMEs across 47 international offices in 15 countries. Bibby Line Group employs 6,000 people globally. BFSI provides a wide range of flexible funding solutions that help Irish businesses grow and expand. The company employs 30 people in Ireland and is based in Sandyford, Dublin. BFSI launched a €60 million fund available to support Irish SMEs in January, 2014.