IDA Ireland is Ireland’s Inward Investment Promotion and Development Agency. The Agency partners with overseas companies to secure new investment in Ireland and collaborates to assist companies expand their existing footprint in Ireland.
IDA Ireland works with a portfolio of over 1,500 overseas company operations in Ireland across a myriad of industry sectors from Technology and Life Sciences to International Services and Financial Services. Today 9 of the top 10 Pharmaceutical companies, 14 of the top 15 Medical Technology companies, 8 of the top 10 Industrial Automation companies, 9 of the top 10 Global Software companies and 4 of the top 5 Global Technology companies have established operations in Ireland. These companies employ more than 245,000 people in Ireland, the highest level on record.
International Financial Services Team is responsible for promoting Ireland as a location for investment to international Financial Services companies across banking, insurance, funds, asset management, payments, fintech and aviation leasing. The Team seeks to actively manage, grow and transform the existing portfolio of financial services clients. The portfolio comprises more than 250 companies, which employ 40,000 people in Ireland and generate annual exports of €11 billion. The current portfolio includes 20 of the top 25 financial services companies in the world including: Citigroup, JP Morgan, Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Blackrock, State Street, Mastercard, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Allianz, Zurich, ICBC and many more. International Financial Services is now one of the largest and fastest growing sectors of foreign direct investment in Ireland and accounts for almost twenty percent of annual investments won by IDA Ireland. It is an exciting, dynamic and highly competitive sector that delivers back, middle and front office services to a global customer base operating in sophisticated and regulated markets.
To find out Ireland is the right place for your business, log on to www.idaireland.com or follow us @IDAIRELAND.
Ireland for Finance is the Government of Ireland’s strategy to further develop the international financial services sector to 2025. The vision of the strategy is for Ireland to be a top-tier location of choice for specialist international financial services and to enhance and protect our future competitiveness. Ireland is the only English speaking common law jurisdiction in the EU and Eurozone with guaranteed access to financial services regulatory passporting across the EU. We offer a well-educated workforce, supported by colleges and third-level institutions with good international reputations. Ireland has a well-regulated financial sector, with an independent regulator that has an international reputation for delivering high quality, effective financial regulation and supervision. We have effective engagement between private and public stakeholders, a business-friendly environments, and competitive costs and pricing.
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