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Eric Kinsella

Eric Kinsella 137
  • Industry Industry
  • 2019 Worth €119 m (22.68%)
  • 2018 Worth €97 m
  • Progress + 29

Switzerland-based Eric Kinsella (73) has sold down his stake in electrical engineering firm Jones but still owns more than 60pc of the company which paid out a €10m dividend for 2017. Kinsella also focuses on investment property, of which he has built a €160m portfolio, as much as a third of that in the past two years. Shareholder funds in Esprit Investment Limited, the entity which controls the property for him, rose by €16m to €55m last year. Kinsella is a well-known philanthropist who has donated millions of euro to Trinity College Dublin, including Kinsella Hall, named after his parents.

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