Sunday Interview: Nicholas Butcher, managing partner of Maples & Calder Ireland

Maples & Calder is doing very well out of the upsurge in Irish funds, but its managing partner Nicholas Butcher dismisses suggestions that the industry’s current success is built on sand

Nicholas Butcher Pic: Fergal Phillips

CV: Nicholas Butcher

Title: managing partner of Maples & Calder Ireland (part of the Maples Group)

Age: 49

Originally from: Northamptonshire in England

Family: married to Carolyn with two daughters, Emma (11) and Sophie (9)

Favourite book: To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee

Hobbies: theatre, photography, news/current affairs and Formula 1

The Irish funds industry has never been so hot. In a decade that saw the economy go from bust to ...