Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Ireland, USA, Japan, UK and Portugal
Professional Services
Professional Services And Management Consultancy
Activities Of Head Offices; Management Consultancy Activities
70.2 - Management consultancy activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 February 2022
Employment effect (start)
16 February 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2024


Irish fintech company Global Shares has announced that it will create about 500 new jobs worldwide by the end of 2024. The company is to expand its operations and increase employment across several locations around the world, including Ireland, USA, UK, Portugal, and Japan. The company wants to expand its offices in Clonakilty, Cork, Nashville, Miyazaki, Leeds, and Porto. The recruitment has already started. 

Founded in 2005, Global Shares manages employee share plans for some of the world's most exciting startups, tech unicorns and enterprise brands. The company provides its services to over 100 companies worldwide, such as Saudi Aramco, L’Oréal, Krispy Kreme, Bosch, Bose, and Cargill. Currently, the company employs about 550 people in 17 locations around the world. 

Previous business expansion was recorded on the ERM in 2021, with 200 job creations (Global Shares 2021 IE).



Eurofound (2022), Global Shares, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 106389, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106389.