Ireland - Europe's bright spot continues to shine

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015, 11:00 AM ET 

4:00 PM LONDON | 5:00 PM PARIS | 6:00 PM ATHENS | 11:00 PM HONG KONG 



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  • Drivers of Ireland’s exceptionally strong growth – can they continue?
  • Main factors attracting international investors to Irish stocks
  • Outlook for the Irish market compared to other markets
  • Examples of investment themes and stocks in the fund portfolio

Featured Presenters 

   Noel O'Halloran
Chief Investment Officer - Kleinwort Benson Investors and 
   Portfolio Manager - The New Ireland Fund

Noel joined the firm in 1992, was promoted to Head of Equities in 1996 and was appointed CIO in 2002. As CIO, he has overall responsibility for investment process and performance of the firm’s assets under management across the various asset classes and specialist equity portfolios. The firm’s team of investment professionals report to Noel. He has specifically managed equity portfolios across Irish, European, Asian and US equity markets.

Prior to joining the firm, Noel worked for Irish Life Investment Managers as a US Equity Asset Manager. He is an engineer by profession having graduated with 1st Class honours degree from University College Cork. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the UK Society of Investment Professionals.


   Eoin Fahy
Chief Economist, Investment Strategist
   Kleinwort Benson Investors

Eoin Fahy, Chief Economist and Investment Strategist, Kleinwort Benson Investors International Ltd. Eoin joined the Research Department of the firm as an investment analyst on fixed income markets in 1988. In 1990, he was appointed Chief Economist with overall responsibility for all economic research. Eoin also has responsibility for the firm's Multi-Asset Strategy and ESG policy and is a senior member of the firm's Asset Allocation Committee.

He is a member of the US National Association of Business Economists and the CFA Institute and is a frequent contributor to the Irish and international media. He was appointed by the Irish Government to be a board member of Ireland's Electricity Supply Board (ESB) in 2001 and was a member of the Irish Commission on Taxation in 2008 - 2009.


   Barry Dixon
Head of Research
   Davy Stockbrokers

Prior to joining Davy in 2000, Barry worked for Louis Dreyfus Trading in London. After five years in the commodity trading division, he returned to Dublin and completed an MBA at Trinity College.

In February 1995, he joined Hibernian Investment Managers (a subsidiary of Aviva) as an equity fund manager, where he managed the US and Irish equity funds.

In 2000, he joined Davy Stockbrokers as Technology analyst and has covered a number of sectors since then.

In 2008 he was appointed Head of Research at Davy and is also head of the Building Materials group with Davy Research.

In 2009, he was appointed to the board of directors of the parent company, J&E Davy.

Barry graduated with a B. Agr. Sc (Hons) from University College Dublin in 1988

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