8. NIIB Group
- Managing director: James McGee
- Pre-tax profits: £39m
- Employment: 125
- Pay bill: £5.1m
NIIB Group, trading as Northridge Finance, is an asset finance company in Belfast with a UK-wide operation. Northridge is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of Ireland UK plc and has been part of Bank of Ireland Group since 1984.
Established more than 60 years ago, the business traded solely in Northern Ireland until 1999 and expanded into Great Britain, which now forms a valuable part of business income.