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Fexco Financial Services
Private company
IndustryFinancial Services
Founded1981; 38 years ago (1981)
Key people
  • Brian McCarthy (Founder and chairman)
  • Denis McCarthy (CEO)
ProductsForeign exchange
Number of employees
A Currency Exchange Corporation branch at Oakwood tube station, London

Fexco is an Ireland-based financial services company focusing on bureau de change and payment card services. Its head office is located in Killorglin, County Kerry. Fexco employs 2,300 staff of which 1,200 are based in Ireland and the remaining staff is spread between offices in the UK, Spain, New Zealand,[1] USA, Middle East[2] and Asia.

The Currency Exchange Corporation is part of the Fexco group of companies. [3]


Fexco was set up in 1981 by Brian McCarthy, originally to provide bureau de change services to the Irish market. Primary services offered by Fexco include the prize bonds, dynamic currency conversion and customer services.[4]


Brian McCarthy is a director of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and Chairman of the Irish Prisons Board.[5]

Former Tánaiste Dick Spring is the Executive Vice Chairman of Fexco.


  1. ^ "Fexco expands into South Pacific". FINANCIAL SERVICES. independent.ie. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Fexco expanding in the Gulf with two significant ventures". independent.ie. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  3. ^ https://www.cecltd.com/?q=about-us
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20100501030946/http://www.fexco.com/news-view.php?id=158. Archived from the original on May 1, 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2009. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20090510090106/http://www.irishprisons.ie/about_us-history.htm. Archived from the original on May 10, 2009. Retrieved August 17, 2009. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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