Tuesday 25 June 2019

Jim Walsh

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Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh

Worth 2015 €26 m

Worth 2014 €0 m

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Serial med-tech investor Walsh (56) and his family netted around €10.

5m from their 8pc stake in Limerick DNA testing firm Gencell, when it was bought for €132m last year. The Monkstown man holds €8m shares in Trinity Biotech, where he serves as chief scientific officer. The Galway chemist, has a hugely valuable block of options that are showing huge paper profits, which will add to the fortune. Walsh was chief executive of Stokes Bio, which was sold for €33m in 2010 and has been an angel investor in other biotech start-ups. There are also property assets.

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