DC Advisory, an international investment bank committed to making a difference, announces the acquisition of IBI Corporate Finance in Ireland, adding the market-leading advisor to its global firm.
The deal marks the continued growth of DC Advisory’s international footprint – now nearly 700 bankers in 23 locations – and makes IBI Corporate Finance – powered by DC Advisory, the only independent international investment bank in the country.
Richard Madden, DC Advisory UK CEO, said: “We are delighted that IBI has decided to join DC Advisory, and that we’ve gained a team that we genuinely cannot wait to work with.
“IBI has a unique reputation in the market, and we look forward to complementing their talent and relationships with our sector expertise and international reach. Ireland is a really exciting market and we believe the combination will make a real difference for our clients in Ireland and across the globe.”
Tom Godfrey, IBI Corporate Finance / DC Advisory Ireland, CEO, said, “Since its inception nearly 60 years ago, IBI has been the pre-eminent Investment banking advisory business in the Irish market. The leadership team has been focused on opportunities to grow our business in partnership with a truly international adviser that shares our values in terms of excellence, integrity and commitment to our clients. A genuinely integrated international platform is hard to find, but essential to make a difference for our clients. In DC Advisory, we’ve found a truly global team with genuine depth of expertise. We’re united in the values we share and in our approach to delivering the right advice, domestically and internationally.”
DC Advisory’s 100% shareholder Daiwa Securities Group Inc., has invested heavily in the international footprint of the firm in its mission to become the premier, mid-market investment bank, globally. Recent activity includes the launch of a Benelux office in 2022, opening DC Advisory Thailand in 2021, the launch of DC Advisory Italy in 2019 and an acquisition to create DC Advisory Spain in 2019.
Source: Company Press Release