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What the team is known for

Advises on the creation of UCITS umbrella funds and on subsequent launches of sub-funds, including for companies that host third-party managers. Advises on the appointment of third-party management companies or the negotiation of depositary agreements. Acts for international clients seeking to set up fund management companies in Ireland. Well connected as part of the Walkers global network.

Notable practitioners

Sources say that Sarah Maguire "analyses issues relatively quickly and is able to provide practical solutions." She has notable experience both in the launch of UCITS or AIF umbrella funds and in the creation of sub-funds for companies offering UCITS fund hosting services.

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Overview

The firm’s investment funds group focuses on all aspects of the legal and regulatory issues surrounding the establishment and maintenance of Irish mutual and alternative investment funds. It has extensive experience in UCITS funds including exchange traded funds, money market funds, managed account platforms and structured UCITS and alternative investment funds including, hedge funds, private equity funds and property funds established as retail investor alternative investor funds (RIAIF) and qualifying investor alternative investment funds (QIAIF) pursuant to AIFMD. 

Members

Blake-Knox, Nicholas (Head of Department)

Fox, Jennifer

Keane, Eimear

Maguire, Sarah

Investment Funds/Financial Services

Walkers

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Location

The Exchange

George's Dock

IFSC

Dublin

County Dublin

Ireland

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