• We advise on more Irish deals than any other financial adviser

    We lead the way

  • Through knowledge, discipline and a partnership approach, complex deals are forged

    We make them happen

  • Welcome to IBI Corporate Finance, providers of the highest level of independent financial advice to clients both domestic and international

    We drive opportunity

  • IBI worked tirelessly to deliver a complex transaction with a focus and passion that surpassed every expectation

    Andre Fernon, Co-Founder of Terra Solar II

  • We were delighted to have David Lyons and Darragh Jones from IBI Corporate Finance on board to support D+M throughout the transaction. We benefited greatly from their expertise and hands-on support and look forward to working with them again in the future as we grow and expand the business

    Ian Doran, CEO and Co-Founder of Doran and Minehane Limited (D+M)

  • IBI's unrivalled experience in the energy sector was a key decision factor when selecting a partner to lead the sales process on our behalf. Their endeavour, professionalism and commitment to achieving a successful outcome was second to none

    Pat Nevin, Managing Director, Jones Oil Limited

  • IBI expertly advised IFS at every step along the way. They played an instrumental role in sourcing and securing the investment. We look forward to working with them again in the future

    Kieran Beggan and George Harold, Co-CEOs, Integrated Facility Solutions (IFS)

  • Communicorp has been at the forefront of Ireland's media industry for over 30 years and this agreement marks the culmination of an exciting and dynamic journey, which has enhanced and transformed radio in Ireland

    Lucy Gaffney, Communicorp Chairperson

  • The IBI team were great to deal with. We took a lot of comfort from their professional guidance and calmness throughout the sale process and they provided great support. We thank them for all of their hard work

    Paul Sinnott, Director, Sinnott Motor Group

  • IBI has played an important role in Arkphire's development in recent years... the strategic corporate finance advice we received from IBI has played a significant role in the ultimate valuation of our business

    Paschal Naylor, CEO, Arkphire

  • I'm delighted with the investment and what it will mean for the future of ASM. IBI were very competent and highly skilful in navigating me through the whole transaction process

    Jim Horgan, Managing Director, Advanced Safety Management Limited (ASM)

  • We chose to work with IBI Corporate Finance due to their strong sector knowledge and market reach. IBI managed the process expertly from start to finish exceeding our expectations. We are delighted with the outcome

    Anne McEvoy, Managing Director, Budget Energy

(L – R) Ted Webb, Chief Executive, IBI; Shay Keane, Chief Executive, BXI; Tom Godfrey, Chairman & Chief Executive, IBI

(L – R) Ted Webb, Chief Executive, IBI; Shay Keane, Chief Executive, BXI; Tom Godfrey, Chairman & Chief Executive, IBI

IBI Corporate Finance takes 50% stake in specialist M&A advisor focused on transactions in the independent brokerage sector.

IBI Corporate Finance has acquired a 50% stake in a specialist Dublin-based M&A advisor. BXI (Broker Exchange Ireland) is focused on facilitating and advising on transactions amongst independent brokers working in the Insurance and Wealth Management sectors. This is the first transaction which IBI has made since it completed an MBO from Bank of Ireland in 2017.

BXI was founded by Shay Keane in 2019. Shay had previously sold Le Chéile Group (a credit union advisory firm) to various investment and insurance firms (2014) and PSL Consulting (a pensions consulting firm) to IFG plc (2008). He has a long career in the financial services sector working with companies including Mercer, Bank of Ireland Asset Management, and Irish Life.

Corporate Finance

We are Ireland’s leading corporate finance firm, experts at taking control of financial deals and making them happen. Focused on advising clients in mergers and acquisitions, both domestic and international. We have a consistent number one ranking in corporate finance surveys of the Irish market in terms of deals completed. Providing the highest level of independent financial insights, delivered with honesty and integrity.


Our core business is the provision of independent and innovative corporate finance advice to Irish and overseas publicly-quoted companies, semi-state organisations and private companies of scale.

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IBI Corporate Finance is Ireland’s longest-established corporate finance adviser. Over the past five decades, IBI has maintained its market leadership through its firm focus on successful deal execution.

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