The largest equity trader in the United States, Citadel Securities, is to grow its Dublin operation over the next two years.
The company will move into an 18,500 square foot office space at 1 Grand Canal Dock which it will rent for an annual €1.1m, according to The Irish Times.
Citadel said it will ramp up its exchange traded fund activities in Ireland and will expand its front office operation of 25 up to 50 by 2019, the paper said.
Citadel said its decision to come to Ireland was based on the talented labour pool that is available in the country.
The company is to hold a recruitment drive in UCD this coming weekend in which 80 candidates will compete for a share of €25,000 and an interview at the company.
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