Fund Administration - Ireland

Ireland is recognised as a centre of excellence in the provision of accounting and administrative services to investment funds.

 

This reputation extends not only to Dublin domiciled funds but funds based in other jurisdictions including providing administration services to UK, Cayman, Bermudian, BVI and Bahamian investment vehicles. Due to the variety of funds that can be established in Ireland, there is a corresponding depth and range in the experience of the administrators. Ireland now offers a vast array of service providers ranging from the global pedigree name to the independent boutique operator Inbhear.

 

The Central Bank is responsible for the regulation of fund administrators and imposes different requirements depending on whether a fund is Irish-incorporated or non-Irish incorporated. With regard to Irish-incorporated funds, the regulations state that the minimum activities that must be carried out in the state are: