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.
State Street is one of Ireland’s leading fund services companies and now employs close to 1,000 people across the country having established in Kilkenny in 2001.
Banking 365, now recognised as a Centre of Excellence for the Bank of Ireland Group, first established in Kilkenny in 2001 and employ over 300 staff in the city. Kilkenny was selected as a base because of its advanced transport and technology infrastructure, excellent quality of life and highly educated population.
A proven location for financial services, Kilkenny has a cluster of other high profile companies in the sector including personal & corporate tax solutions provider Taxback.com and Taxback International along with international payments company TransferMate.