Financial Services Provider Expands Cork Office

Financial services provider, Apex Fund Services has announced the creation of 50 new jobs at the opening of its new expanded offices in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork. The global Apex Group specialises in delivering fund administration and middle offices services to asset mangers worldwide. The firm is now the 8th largest fund administrator in the world and expects to increase headcount across its Irish offices over the next 18 months.

The Apex Group acquired Deutsche Bank’s Alternative Fund Services business in October 2017, adding €170 billion to Apex’s assets under administration. It is expected that Apex will also expand its headcount in Dublin and Sligo going forward.

The firm is actively recruiting experienced professionals and graduates in corporate finance, accounting and commerce to fill roles in the Cork. Given the location of the new offices in East Cork on the N25 motorway, the company is particularly targeting graduates from Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork.

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Speaking at the opening of the new offices, Apex Fund Services (Ireland) Managing Director Bryan Atkinson, said: “Rapid expansion at Apex is driving the demand for additional talented resources across the group globally. Ireland is one of the world’s largest financial hubs and an extremely important service centre for Apex, with offices in Cork, Dublin and Sligo. With Brexit looming, more and more managers are looking to the Irish funds industry for stability and we are in the perfect position to service that business.”

Pictured above: Staff at Apex Financial Services celebrating in the snow at the opening of their new offices at Carrigtwohill, Cork