FD in Irish agency swoop

FD has acquired Dublin-based K Capital Source - the financial agency that advises Aer Lingus, Smurfit Kappa and Independent News & Media.

K Capital was founded in 2003 by Mark Kenny and Jonathan Neilan, picking clients from Ireland’s booming economy. The agency also advises clients currently advises quoted companies in both the UK and the US.
‘Source is a company we have long admired and we are delighted to welcome Mark,
Jonathan and their colleagues into our expanding global network,’ said FD in Ireland chairman Declan Kelly.
‘As with all of the acquisitions we have completed around the world, we have a long standing knowledge of the strength of the K Capital Source business and the excellent reputation the company has, not only in Ireland, where it advises many of the country’s leading companies and business leaders but also in overseas capital markets where FD has a market leading presence, including New York, London and Hong Kong.’
K Capital Source’s founder Mark Kenny said: ‘Our partnership with FD and its parent, FTI Consulting, provides us with a logical platform to accelerate our growth.’
FD employs more than 660 staff worldwide.

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