In 2020 Sibos, the world’s premier financial services event went virtual and brought the financial community together online.

Invest Northern Ireland joined the rest of the global financial services industry in the four-day programme of conferences and networking. 

Northern Ireland Financial Services

Northern Ireland delivers an unbeatable combination of world-class talent, highly competitive operating costs and research excellence in a low-risk, pro-business environment, which has fuelled the growth of Northern Ireland’s financial services sector.

Industry expertise

Northern Ireland is also leading the way in providing a wide range of solutions including:

  • Fund administration
  • Client services
  • Asset management
  • Investment operations
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Risk management
  • Trading and payment technologies
  • Analytics and cybersecurity
  • Blockchain and AI

Global recognition

Northern Ireland is recognised as a top global location for investment.

  • Northern Ireland is the world’s top region for Financial Services technology inward investment projects (FT FDI Markets, 2020)

  • Belfast is ranked a top three fintech location of the future after London and Singapore. (FT FDI Markets, 2019)

Read more about Financial Services in Northern Ireland


Northern Ireland's FinTech Ecosystem Map


Northern Ireland Financial and Professional Services Video

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