Asset Management & Investment Funds

Our Asset Management & Investment Funds team is a top ranked, experienced, and dynamic group of specialists, offering comprehensive legal, regulatory and taxation services to clients in Ireland and internationally. Clients include global asset managers, investment banks, fund administration groups, depositaries, prime brokers, investors in funds such as pension funds and insurance companies and other financial services organisations. 

Our market leading Asset Management & Investment Funds team comprises six partners, and over thirty-five lawyers and other professionals including two dedicated professional support lawyers, and corporate secretarial, listing and foreign registration specialists. We are supported by, and work seamlessly alongside, other specialist teams within ALG including the tax, finance, financial regulation, real estate, corporate, data protection and regulatory risk and investigation groups.

We advise the full range of Irish fund products including UCITS, AIFs, REITs, exchange traded funds and money market funds. We advise on funds investing both passively and actively and in liquid and illiquid strategies in all asset classes.

Recognising the speed and volume of regulatory change in this area, our team issues a monthly Frontpage: Asset Management & Investment Funds Bulletin which provides a unique update of legal and regulatory developments in Irish and EU law which impacts the Investment Funds industry. If you are interested in receiving our monthly bulletin please contact Nollaig Greene

Additional Services:

Experience

  • Aviva Investors, HSBC GAM and other managers

    on the operation of Irish UCITS money market fund ranges.

  • Blackstone

    on the establishment of Irish QIAIF unit trusts acquiring Irish property assets.

  • DWS Investments

    on the establishment of their Irish Xtrackers platform and structuring of a broad range of ETF products, including swap based and physical replicating ETFs.

  • M&G

    on various debt fund structures established under their five Irish QIAIF structures and on Brexit planning.

  • Oaktree Capital and Targeted Investment Opportunities plc

    on the conversion of the plc to an ICAV, appointing an external AIFM and ongoing advice on their range of funds.

  • WisdomTree

    on the establishment of a MiFID firm in Ireland and its appointment to their Irish ETF range.

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