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Irish fund software firm sets up Hong Kong office

Hong-KongFinancial Risk Solutions, a Dublin-based provider of fund administration software, has set up an office in Hong Kong. The operation in the International Commerce Centre is the second Asian office for the company, which already has an outpost in Kuala Lumpur. “This marks an exciting time for the company as we expand further to service our clients in Asia’s thriving life insurance market,” said Matthew Baldwin, head of Asia. Financial Risk Solutions was established in 1999 to provide software services to life assurance companies. The Hong Kong office was opened by Simon Coveney, Ireland’s Tánaiste (deputy head of government). ©2018 funds global asia

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