It was announced yesterday that Fidelity International is to expand its new office in Dublin with 250 additional jobs.
Fidelity International already has over 280 people in its 77,000 sq. ft. office in George’s Quay House, Townsend St, Dublin 2. These offices, located in the heart of Dublin’s financial district, have the capacity for 250 additional roles.
Fidelity International, a client of the IDA, is a global investment and retirement savings business serving investors in all corners of the world outside North America. It manages customer assets of €265.8bn and assets under administration of €82.4bn.
Fidelity has had a presence in Ireland since 2000 and its significant investment in Dublin is part of its ambitious growth plans to create a leading long term savings business.
Making the announcement yesterday, An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald said, "Ireland is now a major player and a very attractive location for International Financial Services companies from all over the world. We have the skills and structures to support new projects and to welcome new investors. Fidelity's decision to expand here is an important landmark and I look forward to an ongoing mutually beneficial business relationship with Ireland. The Government has been making strenuous efforts to ensure that we have the right conditions, especially skills availability, in place in Ireland to attract the knowledge based sectors and initiatives like this one today by Fidelity."
President of Fidelity International, Brian Conroy added, "Dublin is a key international hub to support our global growth objectives for the business. Fidelity is well-placed in a fast moving industry with exciting developments and innovations currently taking place. Therefore, expanding our presence in Dublin is critical to meeting our ambitious plans. With over 280 employees from 32 different nationalities represented in our new office, and with capacity for 250 more, there are significant opportunities for those looking to grow their careers in a truly international environment."