BRIEF-Ireland's EBS gets new capital, govt to have control

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - EBS Building Society: * Further recapitalisation of society * Issue of special investment shares * Says remaining balance of E525M has been met through further subscription by the government for additional sis on 14 December * Special Investment Shares give Minister for Finance control of EBS, including composition of board ((London Equities Newsroom; +44 20 7542 7717)) (For more news, please click here) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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