Legal Entity Identifier Statistics - LEI Ireland
As of 3 January 2018, LEIs are mandatory for all companies who wish to continue trading in securities.
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Legal Entity Identifier Statistics for the Republic of Ireland

Last update 25/06/22

General information

Ireland is one of the leading economies in Europe with very active financial markets. Parties wishing to trade with securities have been obliged to have LEI code since 2018. This has accelerated LEI adoption significantly in the country. Continuous effort in making financial transactions safer and more transparent has led to the proposal of number of acts that support further LEI issuance in Ireland. There are a number of LOUs with accreditation from GLEIF to issue LEIs in Ireland. Below a data about the ten biggest LOUs in the country together with LEI statistics by region is visible.
24,816
Total LEIs issued

New LEIs Issued in Republic of Ireland

Market Share Report (All LEIs)

THE IRISH STOCK EXCHANGE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (9,598)
Business Entity Data B.V. (7,552)
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE LEI LIMITED (3,816)
Bloomberg Finance L.P. (1,825)
Ubisecure Oy (764)
EQS Group AG (400)
GS1 (416)
Herausgebergemeinschaft Wertpapier-Mitteilungen Keppler, Lehmann GmbH & Co. KG (263)
Bundesanzeiger Verlag GmbH (110)
LuxCSD S.A. (36)

Market Share Report (Active LEIs)

THE IRISH STOCK EXCHANGE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (5,297)
Business Entity Data B.V. (4,453)
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE LEI LIMITED (2,326)
Bloomberg Finance L.P. (1,541)
Ubisecure Oy (622)
EQS Group AG (331)
GS1 (191)
Herausgebergemeinschaft Wertpapier-Mitteilungen Keppler, Lehmann GmbH & Co. KG (153)
Bundesanzeiger Verlag GmbH (107)
LuxCSD S.A. (32)

Top LOUs by number of LEIs Under Management and Active Ratio

Name
Active ratio
All LEIs / Active LEIs
59 %
7,552 / 4,453
84 %
1,825 / 1,541
81 %
764 / 622
46 %
416 / 191
83 %
400 / 331
89 %
36 / 32

Regional Statistics for LEI Issuance

Name
Active ratio
All LEIs / Active LEIs
54 %
13 / 7
43 %
417 / 178
43 %
56 / 24
60 %
15 / 9