Newsletter Q1 2022
Our New Year agenda of events was officially launched with a very insightful presentation from DAVY Chief Economist, Conall Mac Coille, who talked members through the Irish economy as it stands today and what may hold for the year to come. Our activities continue into February and a welcome return to physical events with a networking lunch which precedes the FR vs IRE 6 nations match. This month we also invite members to a livestream discussion on equality and diversity in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland. Full details and registration to these events below.
We are delighted to welcome all our new members since the beginning of the year and remind existing members who have not yet renewed to please do so online as soon as possible, the January grace period is now at an end and we would not like you to miss out on any of our activities or events.
We look forward to bringing you a varied agenda of physical, hybrid and virtual events this year which will engage, inform, promote and connect our members. Make sure that you are following NetworkIrlande on LinkedIn or Twitter to keep up to date with all our latest news and activity.
Your NetworkIrlande Team
BUSINESS NETWORKING RECEPTION
February 12th, 2022
NetworkIrlande are delighted to invite members to a business networking lunch to take place prior to the France vs Ireland 6 nations rugby match on Saturday, February 12th.
This event has limited capacity and it is essential to register HERE to secure your place.
Please note this event is open to current NetworkIrlande members only. If you have not yet renewed your membership for 2022 you may do so at www.networkirlande.com.
All safety measures will be strictly adhered to, notably a vaccine pass will be required for entry and masks must be worn when circulating indoors. Food and refreshments will only be served seated.
A DIALOGUE ON GENDER EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
February 14th, 2022
Online event:12.30pm to 2pm (CET).
On the occasion of the St Brigid's Day celebrations, and in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland, we invite members to join us for this important discussion live-streamed directly from the Embassy on February 14th.
We will welcome Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion, Ms Josepha Madigan TD and French Minister of State for Equality between women and men, diversity and equal opportunities, Ms Elisabeth Moreno.
The focus of the discussion will be the work underway in both countries to advance gender equality and combat violence against women.
Please register your participation HERE to receive your link to follow the live-stream.
Irish Economy Overview with DAVY Chief Economist, Conall Mac Coille
A terrific overview of the Irish economy right now with many reasons for positivity despite the upheavel of the last two years. Those of you who couldn't join us, or attendees who would like to review some of the aspects of the discussion, can access Conall's presentation HERE.
Welcome To Our New Members
Staging first class events for more than 20 years, the Stade de France hosts the French national rugby and football teams' matches, as well as some of the world's greatest entertainers! In 2023, the largest stadium in France will be at the heart of the Rugby World Cup 2023 as it hosts 10 prestigious matches, including the opening match of France vs New Zealand, Ireland vs South Africa, Ireland vs Scotland and the final.
With a rich and diversified program that caters to companies wishing to forge strong and lasting links with their business partners and professional relations, each year more than 90,000 VIPs are welcomed in the 180 boxes and 24 VIP lounges of the Stade de France.
Find out more at https://www.stadefrance.com/
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Contact Person corporate hospitality : Jean-Bastien Cailleau, firstname.lastname@example.org
For nearly 100 years, Pricoa Private Capital has been partnering with a wide range of corporations, sponsors, and institutions to provide valuable insights and customized capital solutions that enable them to achieve their growth and funding goals. In an industry where capital can seem like a commodity and relationships are often fleeting and transactional, they are known for building enduring local partnerships based on a steady and patient commitment to their partners' long-term capital needs.
"We provide leveraged senior debt, subordinated debt, and minority equity capital to leading middle-market companies. Pricoa is a buy-and-hold investor, and our investments start from €10 million with larger hold sizes in excess of €300 million. Our partners value our one-stop financing capability, which covers the entire term debt need, provides certainty of execution but allows the flexibility of a multi-tranche solution. We are a patient, long-term investor with a proven track record of supporting our partners during challenging periods."
Find out more at https://www.pricoaprivatecapital.com/.
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Contact Person : Jennifer O'Neill-Mardokh, email@example.com
Coïc Chappel Avocats is a law firm who supports and assists business leaders in every legal problematic they may encounter in their everyday business activity (creation of new companies, transfer of shares, business relations with suppliers and customers, employees management ...).
The COÏC CHAPPEL law firm can therefore be your one and only interlocutor for numerous legal subjects, due to its proficiency in several law areas (contract law, corporate law, social law... ). Its geographic implantation leads to a strong territorial grid across Brittany completed by an office in Paris. Finally, the COÏC CHAPPEL law firm is involved in economic but also in social and environmental sectors as demonstrated by its dedication to its CSR.
Find out more at https://www.coic-avocats.com/.
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Contact Person : Aurélie Desbordes, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MGG Voltaire is an employment law boutique with international connections, which regularly advises foreign companies wishing to invest in France.
MGG Voltaire is based in Lille, Paris and Lyon.
All lawyers in the firm are fluent in English.
One of MGG Voltaire's key strengths is its ability to combine expertise in French employment and labour law with a keen understanding of the legal cultures of other countries. From tax issues and corporate law, human resources, accounting problems, payroll and immigration to the drafting of employment contracts, MGG Voltaire along with its partners form a dedicated team (consisting of accountants, corporate lawyers and payroll specialists) capable of providing a turnkey service to foreign investors. We take care of all the formalities so that our clients can focus on the commercial development of their business.
Find out more at https://www.mggvoltaire.com/
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Contact Person: Alexandra DABROWIECKI, email@example.com
Recent Member News
|Paragon ID announce latest financial results with a return to pre-Covid levels of revenue and anticipates double digit growth for the full financial year 21/22. More details here.|
Stade de France have launched their corporate hospitality offer for the Rugby World Cup 2023. Find all details here.
|Smurfit Kappa announce their 2021 results. Read more here.|
|Pioneer member LogMeIn rebrands to GoTo! See https://www.goto.com/|
The DAVY Global Investment outlook for Q1 2022 can be found here.
|Grant Thornton have been selected by 'Choose Paris Region' to accompany foreign companies wishing to set up in France. See more details here.|
Dunkerque Port featured in this article as France's most important transhipment port.
Other News & Events
SHOWCASE IRELAND 27/02 - 02/03
Organised since 1976 by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, Showcase Ireland is a trade-only event which draws professional visitors from all over Europe looking to discover unique, design-led fashion and knitwear, jewellery, craft, gift and interiors. Further information at showcaseireland.com.
SAVE THE DATE : ST PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONS
Our friends at the Irish in France association will be organising Saint Patrick's Day celebrations this year on Sunday, March 13th. Details available soon at http://www.irishinfrance.org/
Saint Patrick's Day Greening
Everybody can get involved in the Saint Patrick's Day Greening initiative by Tourism Ireland. Contact oscullion@tourismireland if you know of a suitable building or monument that could be lit up in green this year!