Ireland is a globally-recognised centre for specialist IFS, home to over 400 IFS companies including over 200 foreign-owned and another 200 indigenous IFS companies across the country employing over 40,000 people.
Cork is Ireland’s second-largest financial services hub offering your IFS company a competitive solution. Cork is home to companies active in sub-sectors such as: Back Office Processing; Fund Administration – Mutual, Hedge, RE & PE; Transfer Agency; Middle Office Settlements; Distribution & Asset Servicing; Trustee, Depository; Risk & Compliance; Fintech; Financial Reporting & Audit; Asset Management Operations; Managed Data Services and Regtech.
The IFS sector in Cork has grown rapidly over the past ten years, and there is now a significant cluster of companies in the region that represent a broad spectrum of financial services disciplines. Cork Financial Services Forum was established in 2008 to drive the advancement of the financial services industry in the region and strengthen partnerships between industry, education and government organisations. The FS Forum is comprised of representatives of 25 organisations and businesses that represent the wide depth and breadth of the FS sector in the Cork region, as well as the local agencies that support the development of economic growth in the region.