Best in Ireland - Ulster Bank


The Republic of Ireland has been hit particularly hard by the financial crisis, with the wealth of those living in the once-feted tiger economy dropping precipitously as property prices crashed and economic activity fell back. Last year was therefore particularly challenging for issuers of structured products in the country. But amid the gloom, one institution, Ulster Bank, appears to have got to grips with the new realities better than most.

“This has been the most challenging period for the st