Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) is set to create 100 jobs with the opening of its European Headquarters in Dublin.
The move is expected to create the positions in the capital over the next three years.
The full service credit ratings agency announced its expansion into Europe today, adding to its 275 employees in offices across the United States - dublinlive.ie writes.
The firm covers all markets including Structured Finance, Aviation, Public Finance, Financial Guaranty, Financial Institutions, Project Finance, Insurance and Corporates.
Welcoming the announcement, Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgeraldsaid: “I'm delighted that KBRA has chosen Dublin for its international HQ.
"The Government has been making strenuous efforts to ensure that we have the right conditions in place here to attract the knowledge based sectors, and announcements like this one today are a proof of these efforts.
"I'm confident that you will find the skills you require from our thriving Financial Services Sector and I look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship in the coming years.”
“KBRA is thrilled to open our first international office in a great city such as Dublin.
"We are so grateful for the city’s welcoming reception of our firm and we look forward to our growth within Dublin and across Europe”, said Jim Nadler, President & CEO."
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