About AIB Group
AIB Group is Ireland’s leading banking and financial services organization, operating principally in Ireland, Britain, Poland and the USA, and employing more than 23,000 people worldwide.
Since April 1, 2003, AIB’s retail and commercial main operations in the US are carried out through its interest in M&T Bank Corporation (‘M&T’). M&T is headquartered in Buffalo, New York and has a branch network of approximately 700 branches in six states and the District of Columbia. AIB’s direct presence in the US consists of corporate banking, treasury and financial services for not-for-profit businesses based in New York, with offices in a number of other principal US cities.

About The Solheim Cup
The Solheim Cup is named in honor of Karsten Solheim, and his family, the makers of PING golf equipment. The Solheim Cup is the most prestigious international team event in women’s professional golf. It is a biennial, trans-Atlantic team match-play competition featuring the best U.S.-born players from the LPGA and the best European-born players from the LET. The U.S. Team leads the competition, 7-3, and has never lost on home soil. The 2009 Solheim Cup will and be played at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., Aug. 21-23. In addition to founding sponsor PING, Global Partners of The Solheim Cup include AIB Group and Rolex. For more information, log on to www.SolheimCup.com.