Kilkenny has already attracted significant investment from leading financial services companies such as State Street International and Bank of Ireland. These companies were attracted by a location offering exceptional global connectivity and the capacity to attract high calibre people.
When you work with State Street in Ireland, you have access to the local market knowledge of our experienced professionals, as well as highly scalable, global capabilities and services.
Since entering the Irish market in 1996, we’ve grown to more than 2,500 employees. Today, with more than 10,000 employees throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, we offer local investors a range of financial services, including investment servicing, investment research and trading, and investment management.
Building on our talent, innovation and excellent client services, we’re focused on helping you find new opportunities. We’re also committed to embracing the high standards of governance in the Irish market. With offices in Dublin, Drogheda, Kilkenny and Naas, and strong local industry representation through Irish Funds, Financial Services Ireland, the Institutional Money Market Funds Association, Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF), Irish Association of Investment Managers and the Investment Company Institute, we’ll help you stay at the forefront of the industry.
Bank of Ireland Group is one of the largest financial services groups in Ireland and provides a broad range of banking and other financial services. The Group is organised into four trading segments and one support division to effectively serve our customers.
Operating as one of Ireland’s largest lenders with gross lending of €5.3 billion lent to the Irish economy in 2020, including targeted supports for businesses impacted by the difficult trading conditions. Serving 2 million consumer and business customers across a broad range of segments and sectors, while offering them the choice to engage through digital, branch and phone banking channels. Promoting their financial wellbeing by delivering a full range of financial products, services and propositions tailored to meet their needs, manage their current finances and to plan for the future.
A leading provider of life, pensions, general insurance, investment and savings products in the Irish market. The Group is the only bancassurer in Ireland operating through New Ireland, and encompasses Wealth Distribution and Bank of Ireland Insurance Services. The Group, through New Ireland sells a broad range of protection, investment and pension products to individual and corporate customers in the Republic of Ireland. Its liabilities are predominantly unit linked and it has a multi-channel distribution strategy, selling products through the Bank’s branch network, the independent broker market and a tied agent channel (financial advisors).
LoanITT is a fast-growing new credit intermediary creating innovative open banking solutions which works with lenders, via APIs, to provide customers with efficient access to credit at no cost to the consumer. LoanITT’s unique selling point is offering value and benefit to each side of the market. Customers have access to, and choice of, the best rates in the market while also removing the need for documentation. Lenders benefit from a more streamlined process to consumers and the digital features which LoanITT provides, currently no consumers can experience a fully digital consumer application experience for credit with no paperwork. Through open banking solutions, LoanITT can speed up the decisioning process by completely removing the need for supplementary documentation such as bank statements and payslips when applying for credit.
Specialising in alternative asset classes, we’ve been pushing the boundaries in fund and corporate services since 2001, with client-centric teams, multi-jurisdictional solutions and award-winning service. Aztec Group announces expansion into Ireland, creating 30 new jobs in Kilkenny City.
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