- 1、 爱尔兰联合银行简介
- 2、 银行名称
- 3、 银行历史
Allied Irish Banks is usually referred to, both inside and outside the company, as simply AIB and often incorrectly as "Allied Irish Bank". In Northern Ireland however, the bank is known as First Trust Bank, while in Great Britain, it is called "Allied Irish Bank " - the only part of the operation where the full name, in the singular, is still in day-to-day use.
Initially, the bank operated under the names of its former constituent companies, alongside a new AIB logo, a circle divided in three with an "A" at the centre. From 1970, these were replaced by "Allied Irish Banks". In 1990, AIB introduced a new logo . Since then, the bank has preferred to be referred to as simply "AIB", though "Allied Irish Banks plc" remains its legal name.
Allied Irish Banks was formed in 1966 out of the merger of three Irish banks: Provincial Bank, Royal Bank of Ireland, and Munster %26amp; Leinster Bank. The banks saw an alliance as the best way to overcome the fragmented nature of the Irish banking industry. Ireland in the mid-1960s was changing fast and the merger strengthened the banks’ position in the emerging global business era. In 1966, AIB‘s aggregate assets were