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Apex Group grows Ireland presence with appointment of Barry O’Brien

18 January 2022

Apex Group Ltd. (“Apex” or “The Group”), a global financial services provider, today announces that it has appointed Barry O’Brien as Senior Director, Business Development.

Based in Apex’s Dublin office, Barry reports to John Bohan, Co-Founder and Country Head Business Development (Ireland) who he will be working with to drive the firm’s continued growth in Ireland, a key hub for the Group.

Barry brings over 27 years of experience working in fund solutions business development and joins Apex from U.S. Bank Global Fund Services where he was most recently Director, Business Development. Prior to its acquisition by U.S. Bank, Barry was Head of Fund Client Relations – Europe for Quintillion and held commercial fund services roles at international organisations including Bank of America Merrill Lynch (where he acted as Executive Director and Board Member), Fortis Prime Fund Solutions, and MeesPierson.

Ireland has long been recognised as a destination of choice for investment funds, ranking amongst the most flexible and advantageous in the onshore world. Apex opened its first office in Ireland in 2007 and has since grown to four locations, employing over 350 experts.

This strategic appointment is further evidence of Apex’s continued commitment to growth, providing clients with the broadest range of locally delivered solutions in the industry across fund, financial and corporate solutions.

John Bohan, Co-Founder and Country Head Business Development (Ireland), Apex Group comments: “Further to what was a record year of growth for the Apex Group, we are delighted to welcome Barry O’Brien to our Ireland Business development team. Domiciled funds in Ireland have exceeded over €3.5trillion last year and we look forward to capitalizing on the industry success as we roll out our single source solution across ManCo services, Fund Administration and Depositary & Custody services.”

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