Determinations Committee: Irish Life & Permanent plc Restructuring Credit Event

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release

ISDA Determinations Committee:Irish Life & Permanent plc Restructuring Credit Event

LONDON, Wednesday, July 6, 2011 – The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) today announced that its EMEA Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee resolved that a Restructuring Credit Event occurred in respect of Irish Life & Permanent plc.

The Committee determined on July 5 that one or more auctions may be held in respect of outstanding CDS transactions of varying maturity ‘buckets’.

ISDA will publish further information regarding the potential auctions on its website, www.isda.org/credit, in due course. 

For More Information, Please Contact: Deirdre Leahy, ISDA New York, +1 212 901 6021, dleahy@isda.orgClaire Freer, ISDA London, +44 203 088 3586, cfreer@isda.orgDonna Chan, ISDA Hong Kong, +852 2200 5906, dchan@isda.org 

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