Irish donor tourists help ‘world’s largest sperm bank’ achieve €10m profit

Cryos attracting Irish clients partly because of changes in legislation here which have made anonymous donations illegal, according to Danish company’s chief executive

26th May, 2021
Irish donor tourists help ‘world’s largest sperm bank’ achieve €10m profit
‘Service users of Cryos pay anywhere between €50 and €1,000 for donor sperm.’ Picture: Getty

Peter Reeslev sits in front of some rather strange artwork in his office in Denmark. One image is a close-up photograph of a sperm trying to enter the wall of an egg, the other a sperm being injected into an egg.

The colourful photographs may cause some to raise an eyebrow about Reeslev’s work as chief executive of Cryos International, the world’s largest sperm bank. But that second eyebrow may be raised too as Cryos’s...

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