With nearly half a century of insurance experience, FBD is one of Ireland's largest property and casualty insurers, looking after the insurance needs of farmers, consumers and business owners. Established in the 1960s by farmers for farmers, FBD has built on those roots in agriculture to become a leading general insurer serving the needs of its direct agricultural, small business and consumer customers throughout Ireland. In 1988 FBD Holdings was floated on the Irish Stock Exchange. Headquartered in Bluebell, Dublin with 33 branch offices throughout the Republic of Ireland. FBD has a staff of over 900 employees who work on behalf of over 500,000 loyal and satisfied customers.