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Dublin Financial Services on the rise

 KBRA, a US Credit Rating Agency plans on hiring 100 people in Dublin following significant growth in the States.


 Luxembourg-based FundRock is the latest fintech funds business to open a Dublin office, aiming to fill 20 positions. The company is looking to build a team of 20 within the next two years, with Revel Wood, CEO of FundRock, saying that the Dublin site selection was partly driven by client demand. Read more


Dublin’s standing within the financial trading sector has increased, following news that Citadel Securities plans to create 35 jobs in the capital. Citadel Securities is a global market maker across a broad array of fixed income and equity products. Read more


A leading player in the international payments sector, Evo Payments is opening new offices as part of its significant investment strategy, expanding their Irish presence. Starting out with just 5 people in 2014, by the end of 2017 the company is set to grow to 120 people. Read more


The XL Group has announced plans to move its main European insurance company from the UK to Dublin as a “response to Brexit”. Read more


The privately owned company, which already employs over 280 people in the capital, is a global investment and retirement savings business serving investors in all corners of the world outside of North America. Read more


Belfast is booming

Financial cloud provider is set to grow its Belfast office from 75 to 150 people.

Options, a cloud-based fintech company founded in 1993, is seeking to hire 75 new staff members for its Belfast office following an investment from New York-based private equity firm Bregal Sagemount, according to The Irish Times. Read more


The good news keeps on coming for Belfast, with financial services company Funds-Axis the latest to reveal a tranche of new jobs.

Northern Ireland financial services company Funds-Axis is expanding its Belfast presence, with 29 new roles to follow several client wins. Read more


Another US company is making inroads into Belfast. Boston-based Redline Trading Solutions hasc created 20 new jobs through the creation of a new support centre in Belfast. With offices dotted around the globe, this fintech company provides clients with data and solutions to make trading decisions. Read more



Northern Trust is  targeting a total staff count of 1,400 across its two Limerick locations.

Already armed with 1,000 employees across sites in Hamilton House and City East Plaza, The company’s strategy is to bring in 400 new staff over the next five years, adding to its 1000-strong workforce in Hamilton House and City East Plaza. Read more

 Fintech firm Global Shares is planning a global expansion across its 10 offices, bringing staff numbers to more than 200.

Following significant growth, Global Shares has announced that it plans to hire 80 staff in a major expansion at its offices in Clonakilty, Cork city, Dublin, London, Edinburgh, Portugal, Germany, New Jersey, California and Hong Kong. Read more

Based in Luxembourg, Financial services player Alter Domus is creating 60 new jobs in Cork, in what will be its second office in Ireland.

In an IDA Ireland-backed investment, the company is establishing a centre of excellence in Cork that will add to Ireland’s fintech ambitions. Read more

Professional Services

 Professional services firm Deloitte is hiring 300 graduates across a number of service areas around the country.

Deloitte has recently begun its search to fill 300 graduate positions across Ireland, including Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork. Read more