A little bit about us

Great ideas propel us forward. Rather than being moved by money and profit, we want to help others achieve both small and great things.

We pride ourselves on being great risk managers and custodians of our investors’ trust. We trade and create markets to generate investor returns and help inspire others to build a better world.

David O'Shea

CEO & Founder

Our 5 Core Investment Pillars

Operating Partners

Why BlackBee?

Diverse industries and experienced professionals

Constantly evolving through ongoing innovation, our portfolio spans a wide variety of asset and investment themes. Our team is comprised of a strong group of individuals with a depth of industry experience and expertise. We are unconstrained in our thinking and innovation is part of our DNA.

Great ideas are at the very core of what we do. By allocating capital into these ideas, we help them grow and prosper.

BlackBee's Evolution

BlackBee launches in Cork

Develops its proprietary software, Hive.

Profitable within six months.

2016

2,000 investment clients

First tax-saving product launched

2017

2,800 investment clients

Assets under Management:
€211m

2018

3,700 investment clients

First fund deal launched

Assets under Management:
€308m

2019

4,400 investment clients

Launch of Aperee and the BlackBee Healthcare Fund

Assets under management:
€0.4bn

Our Values

Our values, personality and key messages

Our values are important to us. They guide our culture, streamline decision-making and provide direction for our products.

  • Impact
  • Confidence
  • Innovation
  • Curiosity
  • Connectivity
  • Partnership
  • Integrity

We’re here to make a difference. We believe it's our job to change things for the better.

We believe in the work we do and what we stand for. We offer customers the same confidence.

We are trailblazers by nature, always striving to drive change and set new standards.

Keep it curious. We are constantly hungry for the very best global insights to ensure we as a firm are adaptable and future-proof.

We believe information should be universally accessible. We strive to empower people through accessibility and connectivity.

We bring great ideas to life. This begins by partnering with great people every time.

People place their trust in us - that’s a big deal. We employ a strong regulatory framework to ensure we consistently deliver a high level of responsibility.

Our Team

Providing global experience to support and guide
the business activities of BlackBee.

Life at BlackBee

The pace at BlackBee is fast. It needs to be to meet the needs of the variety of people we service, and to adapt to changes in the world around us.

Our team members come from a wide variety of backgrounds and bring with them a wealth of not just investment experience, but also life experience, industry experience and a desire to use those skills to make an impact.

We encourage people to talk and think in an unconstrained way, by breaking down ideas, concepts and doing activities in-house.

More suggestions, less prescription, lots of freedom.

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