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Global Shares opens a German branch office in Munich


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 Global Shares, a leading global provider of Equity Compensation Management Solutions, is opening a German branch office in Munich.

Global Shares, a leading financial services technology provider for the management of employee and executive remuneration programs, is driving its international growth strategy forward with the opening of a branch office in Germany.

The company’s new location in the heart of Munich will bring the company closer to the German market, helping to meet the future requirements of Branch office Munich Barer Strasse 7 Global SharesGerman-speaking clients.

Global Shares, a subsidiary of the Irish-owned, Irish headquartered Global Shares plc, has chosen a central location in the historic Altstadtring in Munich as its new base. As well as expanding the company’s presence in Europe, this move will provide targeted and comprehensive on-site support to customers in Germany.


Branch Office Munich Tim Houstoun CEO Global Shares Tim Houstoun, CEO of Global Shares, said: “We see great potential in German-speaking markets in Europe and are looking forward to showcasing our first-class technology platform, share plan administration and consultancy offerings to companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  The new German office and appointment of Jörg Ziegler as Managing Director for Germany is an indication of our commitment to these markets. Our equity plan management solutions are highly specialised, built and managed 100% in-house, and will enable companies in the D.A.CH region to implement fully customised, efficient and cost-effective employee participation and executive programs, fully compliant with international tax and regulatory requirements in every country where they operate’’.


Branch Office Munich Jörg Ziegler Global Shares

In relation to the opening of the new branch, Global Shares Managing Director for Germany, Jörg Ziegler, says “I am very pleased with this next step. We have now arrived in Germany and can add another chapter to the successful growth story of Global Shares. I am especially looking forward to offering German clients the amicable working relationship I have experienced since joining this company”.


About Global Shares

Global Shares is a leading global provider of equity compensation management solutions, providing Share Plan Administration, Global custody, Share-dealing and  Financial Reporting Services to companies and their employees in over 100 countries worldwide. Over the past decade, Global Shares has become a major player in the global share plan management arena. We develop highly specialised cloud-based software solutions for private and public companies of all sizes to manage their employee equity plans. Our technology platform is developed and managed 100% in-house, whilst our highly skilled team of equity professionals deliver the highest levels of service with a personal touch. Our client listing includes some of the largest and best-known companies in the world who use equity compensation to attract and retain a top class employee base. Established over 10 years ago, we have offices in Germany, Ireland, the UK, Portugal, the US and Hong Kong. Our Software has set a new benchmark for the global share plan administration industry. For further information please browse our blog or visit

Contact Us:

Media contact: Aisling Riordan, Head of Marketing; Tel +353 (0) 23 8833 062; Email
Global Shares, West Cork Technology Park, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland
Global Shares Germany: Jörg Ziegler, Global Shares Germany Managing Director; Tel +49 89 38038 749; Mob+49 173 31 30 171; Email

Global Shares, Barer Strasse 7 in 80333 Munich, Germany

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