FinTrU wins Fast Growth Business and overall Company of the Year prizes at the Business Eye First Trust Bank Business Awards


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On Thursday 22 November in the newly renamed ICC Belfast (formerly Belfast Waterfront), the Business Eye First Trust Bank Business Awards took place with the best of Northern Ireland’s business industry in attendance.

Also known as the ‘BEFTA’s’, the awards ceremony is an exciting new version of the former UTV Business Eye Awards. In its 12th year, the BEFTA’s recognise the best of the business world in Northern Ireland.

It proved to be a very successful evening for FinTrU picking up the ‘Fast Growth Business of the Year’ and Highly Commended for ‘Employer of the Year’.

The best was saved for last as FinTrU were also named the overall ‘Company of the Year’ for 2018 at this year’s awards.

Darragh McCarthy, FinTrU Founder & CEO, said “I am delighted that the dedication and high quality work of the employees here at FinTrU has been recognised in this way. FinTrU is a ‘people business’ and our employees are a critical driver of our success.”

FinTrU Managing Director, Richard McGuinness, also added “to be awarded Fast Growth and ‘Company of the Year’ is a great honour and something that all the team at FinTrU can be immensely proud of.”

FinTrU would like to congratulate all the winners and finalists in this year’s awards. Also, congratulations to Business Eye for putting on such a successful event.

About FinTrU


Founded in December 2013, FinTrU is a multi-award winning financial services company that is committed to giving local talent the opportunity to work on a global stage with the largest international investment banks. FinTrU provides its clients with high quality, cost-effective, near-shore resourcing solutions. FinTrU’s products are: Legal, Risk, Compliance, KYC, Operations and Consultancy. Its clients are all Tier 1 Investment Banks based in London, New York, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Paris. FinTrU currently employs 330 staff at its two Belfast city centre offices and Derry/Londonderry. 


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