Ireland is regarded as a key strategic location by the world’s investment funds industry. Investment funds established in Ireland are sold in over 70 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. As of July 2016 there were 6,284 Irish domiciled funds with net assets of over €1.9trn.
*Special thanks to Kevin Lynch, partner at Arthur Cox, for contributing this article to the 2017 Spring Fund Finance Market Review. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Mayer Brown.