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Surge in British funds coming to Ireland as Brexit talks heat up

The Central Bank has seen a surge of funds seeking authorisation to operate here in recent months as the financial services sector steps up its preparations for a disorderly Brexit

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
11th November, 2018

More than 100 investment firms and asset managers are making plans to flee London to Ireland as the window for securing a Brexit withdrawal agreement narrows.

The Central Bank has seen a surge of funds seeking authorisation to operate here in recent months as the financial services sector steps up its preparations for a disorderly Brexit.

A recent board meeting of the Central Bank Commission was told there will be in a one-third increase in regulated...

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