First Derivatives obtains grant of £3.9m

First Derivatives (FD) (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I), a provider of trading and risk management software systems and consulting services for multinational financial institutions, has announced a major investment supported by Invest Northern Ireland (INI).

The award of Invest NI's £3.9m grant will help to create 484 new jobs at the company's headquarters in Newry.

First Derivatives currently employs over 900 staff worldwide with business locations in Newry, Belfast, Dublin, London, New York, Philadelphia, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney.

Brian Conlon, CEO, First Derivatives, said: "These investments will substantially increase the capacity of First Derivatives to develop new business in export markets."

At 12:09pm: (LON:FDP) First Derivatives PLC share price was +27.75p at 962.75p

Story provided by

Leading Trading Apps

Across all platforms we provide advice and information on the key add-ons and apps to build the capability of each platform further.



Learn to Trade

If you are beginning your journey in the world of online trading, it helps to have a friend at hand to reassure you, give you guidance and point you in the right direction.


24/5 Support

Here you will find a range of guides and brochures to assist with your online trading, including platform orientation guides and charting packages. Looking for something more specific?