There have been “positive expressions of interest” from potential buyers of the MBNA operation in Carrick-on-Shannon according to Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation Richard Bruton.
Minister Bruton had a meeting with CEO, Brian Moynihan and top executives of Bank of America at the Charlotte, North Carolina, headquarters of BoA last Thursday, September 22.
Bank of America announced last month that it would cease running the plant in Carrick-on-Shannon, which employs approx 750 people.
Minister Brutonsaid, “The important thing for us, what we were building in the meetings, is to have the IDA very much a part of the process so that when prospective buyers emerge, the IDA has every opportunity to present the case for Ireland.
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