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Davy Group expands UK Capital Markets Team with New Senior Hire

24th April, 2023

Davy UK has hired Sara Hale to lead its Corporate Broking and Advisory team.

Davy Group, a leading provider of capital markets and wealth management services fully owned by Bank of Ireland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Hale, Managing Director, as Head of Corporate Broking and Advisory for Davy UK. Sara brings a wealth of advisory and transactional experience with a variety of past clients across multiple industries and sectors. 

Sara will join Davy’s growing team of experienced corporate brokers, research analysts and sales professionals based in London. Davy Capital Markets UK is also supported by Davy’s teams in Dublin to provide cross-border, advisory services to clients across multiple sectors. 

Davy Group is already one of the leading Corporate Brokers for Irish businesses seeking to access the UK market and aims to continue to grow its UK-focused business in 2023. 

Commenting on the appointment, Damian Roddy, Head of Davy Capital Markets, said: 

“I am delighted to welcome Sara to the team. She brings a wealth of experience that will enhance our UK Capital Markets offering and capabilities. This year presents some exciting opportunities for Davy Capital Markets as we continue to grow our high-quality franchise in the UK market.”

Marco Schwartz, Head of Davy Capital Markets in the UK, added:

“We are continuing to gain traction in the UK market through a high-quality research presence and our clearly differentiated, sector-driven, long-term approach to corporate relationships. Davy Capital Markets advises a wide range of listed and unlisted companies, and Sara’s appointment shows our commitment to this strategy. I am delighted to welcome talent of such calibre to the business”.

Sara Hale said:

“I am thrilled to be joining Davy Capital Markets. There is a great opportunity to build a dedicated advisory team to support a growing client base in the UK, using Davy’s established base in Ireland and supportive parent in Bank of Ireland as a springboard for growth. I am very much looking forward to working with the team to continue Davy Capital Markets’ growth in the London market”.


Learn more about Capital Markets UK.