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5 Ireland

Michael Jackson, Dualta Counihan

From: Alternative Investment Funds in Europe

Edited By: Lodewijk van Setten, Danny Busch

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 09 May 2021

Subject(s):
Supervision — Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) — Alternative investment fund — Collective investment scheme — Undertakings for Collective Investment (UCIs) — Hedge fund — Advertising and marketing and funds — Performance fee
5.01 Ireland is a leading international domicile for regulated alternative investment funds (AIFs) and fund of funds, with EUR 300 billion in assets under management as at November 2013. Ireland is also the largest hedge fund administration centre in the world, servicing alternative investment assets representing more than 40% of global and 63% of European hedge fund assets.1 5.02 Ireland was the first regulated jurisdiction to provide a regulatory framework specifically for the AIF industry. AIFs can avail of a variety of fund structures, with different levels of...
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