‘People did things that they probably wouldn’t, shouldn’t and couldn’t have done’

Former Davy employees describe a ferociously greedy company culture, as the stockbroker scrambles to assuage the doubts of its corporate clients

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
14th March, 2021
‘People did things that they probably wouldn’t, shouldn’t and couldn’t have done’
Davy on Dawson Street in Dublin 2: the stockbroker has a history of scandals Pic: Fergal Phillips

Last Monday, after Bernard Byrne addressed Davy’s staff in an attempt to temper their anger, client managers began their own efforts to protect the reputation of the embattled stockbroker.

Byrne told the almost 700 staff that the board’s “number one priority right now is to restore trust by acting decisively to ensure that nothing like this can ever be permitted to occur again”.

As part of the move to restore...

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