Pepper Set to Represent Ireland in Final Round of the European Business Awards 2014/15

Posted 03-03-2015

Pepper Ireland selected as sole National Public Champion and will go head-to-head with 32 other countries, with the overall winner to be announced in May.

Dublin, 04 March 2015: Leading asset manager, Pepper Ireland, has been named as the sole representative for Ireland in the final round of the European Business Awards 2014/15. As the National Public Champion, Pepper will go up against 32 other European countries for the title of European Public Champion, with the overall inner due to be announced at an event in London on 26 May, 2015.

Pepper was originally shortlisted from over 24,000 companies and has so far made it through two rounds of competition. This final round will be decided by public vote via the website at Pepper Ireland entered the Awards under the category of The Business of the Year Award with Turnover of €26-150m.

Paul Doddrell, CEO Pepper Ireland said, “As a growing company in Ireland, it’s a great honour to be representing the country in these European awards. I’m delighted with the recognition this brings our employees, our company and the country and I’m grateful for the support we’ve received so far.

Pepper has big ambitions for its future in Ireland and these awards provide recognition for what we’re trying to achieve.”

Now in its 8th year, the European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM International, is a prestigious competition set up to recognise and reward excellence, best practice and innovation across the European business community. It is supported by businesses leaders, academics, media and political representatives from across Europe.

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said: “It is a fantastic stamp of approval to be voted best in class by the public, and this voting stage has provided a wonderful opportunity to engage clients, staff, stakeholders, and potential new customers. Well done to all our National Public Champions.”

Pepper Ireland is a leading servicer of third-party loan portfolios, asset management and advisory services spanning a range of asset classes including residential mortgages, commercial mortgages, auto finance, unsecured loans and equipment finance.

The company currently employs approximately 270 people in Shannon and Dublin and has over €13 billion of assets under management. Pepper Ireland is ranked by S&P “ABOVE AVERAGE” for its residential loan servicing and “AVERAGE with positive outlook” for its commercial loan servicing.

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