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Over 50% of the world’s largest global banking institutions have a presence here.
  • 13 of these have a significant involvement in the Irish domestic banking market – the remaining 60 firms are engaged almost exclusively in international banking.
  • IFS-centred banks in Ireland perform a diverse range of end-to-end international banking activities including:
      • Corporate and Wholesale Banking
      • Corporate and Structured Finance
      • Securitisation; Trade Finance
      • Treasury and Cash Management
      • Foreign Exchange
      • Global Business and Transaction Services
      • Technology Development and Innovation
  • Regulated banking institutions benefit from EU passporting which gives regulatory access to the EU single market.
  • More recently, many of the banks in Ireland are actively leveraging Ireland’s renowned technology ecosystem to establish Technology and Innovation Centres.

Global Position

Ireland has attracted some of the world’s largest banks to establish operation in Dublin, based on factors including:
  • Membership of the Eurozone;
  • Access to EU markets;
  • Favourable legal and fiscal environment; and
  • Availability of skilled staff.

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