Turning a challenge of geographical remoteness into business advantage

Kerry’s Fexco offers finance without borders, as a world-beating fintech firm nestling below Ireland’s highest mountain. Graham Clifford reports

14th May, 2017
Chief executive Denis McCarthy at the FEXCO headquarters in Killorglin in County Kerry where the business uses technology to operate in a borderless fashion Valerie O’Sullivan

For those living in the environs of Killorglin it’s hard to recall a time when the Foreign Exchange Company of Ireland (FEXCO) wasn’t the area’s biggest employer. FEXCO is in the region’s DNA. The brainchild of former bank manager Brian McCarthy, the financial services company has developed a reputation for seeing around corners, pre-empting developments within the sector and acting decisively and astutely when the right opportunities come its way....

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