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February 4, 2022

Smith & Williamson Investment Management appoints CEO

Smith & Williamson Investment Management Europe (SWE), the Dublin based subsidiary of Tilney Smith & Williamson, has appointed Fiona Sweeney as its new CEO.

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Sweeney succeeds Cedric Callaghan, who will remain with the firm as a senior investment manager.

Sweeney has over 30 years of experience in the asset management space and has held several senior management positions in various Irish investment firms, including AIB Investment Managers and Davy Asset Management.

In addition to her career in the investment industry, Sweeney serves as a non-executive director of CIE Group.

Commenting on the development, Tilney Smith & Williamson Group chief executive Chris Woodhouse: “I am very pleased to welcome Fiona to the Tilney Smith & Williamson group. Fiona brings a wealth of experience having worked at leading financial services firms in Ireland which I know will be valuable as we continue to build our presence in both Ireland and the wider European Union.

“This is an exciting time for SWE as we see considerable opportunities for the expansion of our European client base in a post-Brexit world. I am delighted that we have appointed someone of Fiona’s calibre to lead the team in Dublin during the next phase of growth and development.”

Sweeney added: “I am delighted to be joining Smith & Williamson Investment Management (Europe) at an exciting time for the company, in light of the expansion plans in both Ireland and Europe.”

Regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland, SWE is acts as Tilney Smith & Williamson’s European hub of operations.

The firm provides investment solutions and financial advice to clients in Ireland. SWE also holds licence to operate across Europe under the EU’s MIFID regulations.

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How attractive are current investment opportunities in Europe?

Europe has been identified as one of the most favorable regions for investors, seeing high investment activity in the past year. Most of these investments have been through Debt Offering, valued at close to $700 billion. The region has provided attractive investments in a diverse set of companies. Companies who tend to major themes such Digital Media, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, and Big Data are recording the highest number of deals, with Digital Media recording close to 2,000 deals. However, GlobalData’s whitepaper offers a full view of the market, analyzing less successful or attractive points of investment as well, examining statistics on Equity Offering investments and PE/VC deals. Understand how government agencies for economies around the world use GlobalData Explorer to:  
  • Track the M&A and Capital Raising volumes into their target market
  • Identify the top sectors in the target market attracting the investments
  • For any investment segment, identify the top Investors inside and outside the target economy that are already investing in the Segment
  • Assess and showcase the growth potential for various Industries in the target economy
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