AIB AIB is a financial services group operating predominantly in the Republic of Ireland and the UK. They provide a comprehensive range of services to personal, business and corporate customers in their target markets and have leading market shares in banking products in the Republic of Ireland.
Danske Bank (Previously National Irish Bank) They are part of the Danske Bank Group, which is one of the largest financial enterprises in the Nordic regions. Danske has attained a long term A rating from Standard & Poor's, a Baa1 rating from Moody's and an A rating from Fitch Ratings. As a branch of Danske Bank in Ireland, they also benefits from these strong ratings.
Bank of Ireland Bank of Ireland is a diversified Financial Services Group established in 1783 by Royal Charter. A traditional, relationship-driven retail and commercial bank with a conservative business philosophy.
Permanent TSB Permanent TSB Group Holdings plc, formerly Irish Life & Permanent plc is a provider of personal financial services in Ireland. Permanent tsb offers a range of banking products and services including online banking, savings & deposit accounts, mortgages, loans, credit cards.
ACC Bank (Previously ACC Bank) The company continues to be regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and all existing conduct of business rules apply, meaning that customers will continue to have the same protections as they have at present. Customers will continue to benefit from the protection of all applicable regulatory codes. We also trade as ACC Loan Management and ACCLM.
Central Bank The Central Bank Reform Act, 2010, created a new single unitary body - the Central Bank of Ireland - responsible for both central banking and financial regulation. The new structure replaced the previous related entities, the Central Bank and the Financial Services Authority of Ireland and the Financial Regulator. The Act commenced on 1 October 2010.
Credit Unions A credit union is a group of people who save together and lend to each other at a fair and reasonable rate of interest. Credit unions offer members the chance to have control over their own finances by making their own savings work for them. Regular savings form a common pool of money, which in turn provides many benefits for members. A credit union is an organisation of people - for people. It exists only to serve its members - not to profit from their needs. Credit unions are non-sectarian and non-political, and continue that Irish tradition of co-operative self help.
Goodbodys Goodbody, part of the Fexco Group, is Ireland's longest established stockbroking firm with roots dating back to 1874. As well as being one of the leading institutional brokers and corporate finance houses, we are one of the largest wealth management firms in Ireland.
Investec The Investec Group bring considerable banking expertise and financial resources to a local market known for its dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit. Investec came to Ireland in 2000 when the Group acquired Gandon Capital Markets, a highly-respected treasury and corporate banking specialist, and the first institution to have been granted a license to operate in the IFSC.
Irish Stock Exchange The Irish Stock Exchange services include listing debt, company shares and funds. They offer membership to trade shares and Irish Government bonds. They distribute data and announcements and provide LEI and ISIN code services
BCP Asset Management BCP is a dynamic firm that prides itself on its innovation and specialisation. Since 1992, BCP has specialised in the manufacture of Capital Secure Bonds. These Bonds have had growing appeal among investors seeking downside protection on their investments whilst retaining strong upside potential. BCP applies a very rigorous approach in the selection of the underlying assets in these Bonds. BCP's own investment team's experience and expertise is combined with that of well-respected International fund managers, a formula which has produced consistent outperformance over Global Indices during the last 18 years. They work with an exceptional network of global investment experts across a range of functions in devising excellent investment solutions for our investors. Current investment partners include firms such as Goldman Sachs and London based Capital Economics.
Davy Established in 1926, the Davy Group is Ireland's leading provider of wealth management, asset management, capital markets and financial advisory services. The Davy Group is headquartered in Dublin, with offices in London, Belfast, Cork and Galway. Employing over 560 people, they offer a broad range of services to private clients, small businesses, corporations and institutional investors, and organise the activities around five interrelated business areas - Asset Management, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Private Clients and Research.
Merrion Capital Merrion Capital is a leading Irish financial services group, providing corporate advisory, funds management and stockbroking services to a domestic and international client base. Merrion Capital is majority owned by management and staff. Other significant shareholders include Tetrarch Capital Partners Limited the Dublin based real estate, private equity investment and asset management firm and Somers Limited a Bermuda based holding company listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange with interests in banking, asset management, stockbroking and asset finance.
Allianz In Ireland, Allianz provides a range of quality insurance products including car, home, pet, boat and horse & rider insurance, together with specialist products for the small to medium enterprise (SME) market as well as large scale bespoke commercial insurance solutions.
Zurich Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies. They offer a wide range of products, from Private Motor and Home Insurance to Engineering, Commercial Property and Professional Indemnity Insurance. They are one of the largest insurers in Ireland.
AVIVA Around the world, Aviva provides around 43 million customers with insurance, savings and investment products. They are Ireland's leading composite insurer for life, pensions, general and health insurance products.
Irish Life Ireland's leading life, investment and pension company. Since July 2013 Irish Life has been part of the Great-West Lifeco group of companies, one of the world's leading life assurance organisations. Great-West Lifeco and its subsidiaries - including The Great-West Life Assurance Company which was founded in Winnipeg, Canada more than a century ago - have a record for financial strength, earnings stability and consistently high ratings from the independent credit rating agencies. The Great-West Life Assurance Company has an AA rating for insurer financial strength from Standard & Poor's.
New Ireland New Ireland Assurance Company is the first wholly Irish owned life assurance company to transact business in Ireland. We provide life assurance, pensions and investment solutions to individual and corporate customers. New Ireland Assurance is part of the Bank of Ireland Group.
Royal Sun Alliance Founded in 1710 to make things better for people. They have a long tradition in the Irish market too, writing non-life Insurance here since 1721. An extensive range of Commercial and Personal Lines products driven by their network of Insurance brokers and scale partners.
County & City Local Enterprise Boards Local Enterprise Office provides advice, information and support in starting up or growing a business. With 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland, Local Enterprise Offices offer you a wide range of experience, skills and services. The Local Enterprise Office is for people interested in starting up a new business or already in business including entrepreneurs, early stage promoters, startups and small business looking to expand.
The Arts Council The Council recognises that the arts have a central and distinctive contribution to make to our evolving society. Established in 1951, to stimulate public interest in and promote the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts, the Council is an autonomous body, which is under the aegis of the Department of Arts, Heritage & Gaeltacht.
Failte Ireland Failte Ireland is the National Tourism Development Authority. Their role is to support the tourism industry and work to sustain Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourism destination. They provide a range of practical business supports to help tourism businesses better manage and market their products and services.
Bord Iascaigh Mhara Bord Iascaigh Mhara helps to develop the Irish Seafood Industry by providing technical expertise, business support, funding, training and promoting responsible environmental practice.
Enterprise Ireland Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. They work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales on global markets. In this way, they support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment.
IDA Ireland Ireland's inward investment promotion agency, the IDA, is a non-commercial, semi-state body promoting Foreign Direct Investment into Ireland through a wide range of services. They partner with potential and existing investors to help them establish or expand their operations in Ireland.
Irish Exporters Association The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) is the independent representative body for all Irish exporters. It offers a range of practical help and support to Irish exporters under three main pillars: the voice of the Irish export industry, the source of practical knowledge and the connecting force for Irish exporters. The IEA represents the whole spectrum of companies within the export industry including SME's who are beginning to think about exporting for the first time right through to global multinational companies who are already extensively exporting from Ireland.
Solas (Previously FAS) SOLAS has been established to develop and give strategic direction to the Further Education and Training Sector in Ireland. It is responsible for funding, planning and coordinating a wide range of training and further education programmes and has a mandate to ensure the provision of 21st century high-quality programmes to jobseekers and other learners.
Irish Venture Capital Association The IVCA represents venture capital in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Its full members are venture capital firms which provide equity funding to growing unquoted companies. Associate members of the IVCA include firms that provide advisory services including corporate finance houses, commercial and intellectual property law firms, accountants and other advisers experienced in the venture capital field.
Health & Safety Authority The Authority works with key duty holders to ensure that they meet their legal obligations in relation to workplace health and safety and chemicals. They motivate and inform through providing a combination of promotion, information, inspection and enforcement.
Udaras na Gaeltachta Established in 1980, Udaras na Gaeltachta is the regional authority responsible for the economic, social and cultural development of the Gaeltacht. The overall objective of Udaras na Gaeltachta is to ensure that Irish remains the main communal language of the Gaeltacht and is passed on to future generations. The authority endeavours to achieve that objective by funding and fostering a wide range of enterprise development and job creation initiatives and by supporting strategic language, cultural and community based activities.