Global Shares

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Global Shares is a leading independent provider of equity compensation software and management solutions for companies and their employees worldwide. Equity Compensation can be complicated and Global Shares has developed a market-leading technology platform 100% in-house. Combined with unrivalled service from our team of qualified equity experts we deliver a range of bespoke equity compensation solutions to our clients globally. With offices in the US, South America, the UK, Ireland, Europe & Asia, we help private and public companies at every stage of the life cycle, from fast growing start-ups to truly global organisations, with share plans in dozens of countries and tens of thousands of participants. Our Clients include the largest private company in the US, FTSE 100 companies, Fortune 100 companies, EuroStoxx 50 companies listed on multiple exchanges worldwide - NYSE, NASDAQ, LSE, Bovespa, EuroNext Amsterdam, Helsinki, Milan, Oslo, Taipei, Tadawul and Tokyo exchanges.
HQClonakilty, IE

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)398(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Global Shares

Tim Houstoun

Tim Houstoun

CEO, Director
Andy Stewart

Andy Stewart

Gerard Flood

Gerard Flood

Non-Executive Director
John Meehan

John Meehan

Global Business Development Director & CEO Japan
Mark Purcell

Mark Purcell

Chief Operating Officer, Director
Richard Hayes

Richard Hayes

Non-Executive Director
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Global Shares Office Locations

Global Shares has offices in Clonakilty, Jersey City, Nashville, München and in 7 other locations
München, DE
Marienplatz 2
San Ġiljan, MT
Dragonara Business Centre 5th Floor, Dragonara Road Paceville, St Julian's STJ
Lisboa, PT
Av. Defensores de Chaves 45 B
Porto, PT
R. Alfredo Allen n.º 455/461
Barcelona, ES
Av. de la Catedral, 6
Barcelona, ES
Passatge de la Concepció, 7, 9
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Global Shares Financials and Metrics

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Global Shares total Funding

$4.8 m

Global Shares latest funding size

$4.81 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Global Shares investors

Global Shares's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $4.8 m. In total, Global Shares has raised $4.8 m
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Global Shares Cybersecurity Score

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Global Shares Online and Social Media Presence

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Global Shares News and Updates

U.S.-China Trade Deal Confusion Sparks Massive Global Shares Sell-Off

Neither Chinese nor White House officials seem to know what the trade deal promises.

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Global Shares Blogs

Global Shares listed on Ireland Inc US 250 Index 2021

Global Shares is delighted to be included in the Ireland INC US 250 Index for the very first time.  Ian Hyland, Founder & President Ireland INC, commented "The Ireland INC Index US 250 2021, in association with KPMG, features the most innovative and entrepreneurial Irish companies c…

Vote for Global Shares in the CBA Award Finals

Global Shares is delighted to be shortlisted as ‘Best Professional Services’ finalist at the 64th annual Cork Business Association (CBA) Awards, which recognise ‘leading professional services businesses that offer customised, knowledge-based services to clients and demonstrate a commitme…

We've planted a 'global forest' for Patrick's Day

For the second year in a row, we're unable to paint the town green with traditional St. Patrick's Day celebrations and parades. So we've decided to go green in a different way - by launching something we feel deeply passionate about - our very own global greening project. A Global Fores…

We're one of Ireland's Best Workplaces™ 2021

We were delighted to be named one of Ireland's Best Workplaces™ 2021 at the 19th annual Great Place to Work® Awards, which took place on March 10th. Global Shares was listed in the top 20 medium sized Best Workplaces™.   These awards honour companies with a people-first approach…

We've got a new office in Riyadh

A warm welcome to our new team and office in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. We are really excited to announce our entry into the Middle East - an area of strategic focus for us thanks to our growing client base and a significant increase in demand for equity compensation solut…

Winner 'Company of the Year' Japan

We are delighted to announce that we were crowned 'Company of the Year' at the 2020 Ireland Japan Business Awards.  These awards are presented each year to key companies 'making outstanding contributions to Ireland-Japan business relations' and are the highlight of the Ireland Japan Cham…
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Global Shares Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Global Shares founded?

    Global Shares was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Global Shares key executives?

    Global Shares's key executives are Tim Houstoun, Andy Stewart and Gerard Flood.

  • How many employees does Global Shares have?

    Global Shares has 398 employees.

  • Who are Global Shares competitors?

    Competitors of Global Shares include Computershare, Cardlay and Lucena Research.

  • Where are Global Shares offices?

    Global Shares has offices in Clonakilty, Jersey City, Nashville, München and in 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does Global Shares have?

    Global Shares has 15 offices.