Tuesday August 11, 2020

RHJ International positive on Ireland

Chief executive Leonhard Fischer believes Ireland still has a lot to offer - and is willing to put his money where his mouth is, to the tune of €24million, writes David Clerkin, Markets Correspondent

16th October, 2010

Ireland may be firmly rooted in the do-not touch category in the eyes of many overseas investors - but not Leonhard Fischer.

The chief executive of Brussels headquartered investment management firm RHJ International last week completed the acquisition of Dublin based KBC Asset Management for €24 million.

‘‘The rationale for the acquisition was quite simple’’, he told The Sunday Business Post. ‘‘We like the people and we like the business’’....

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