How to establish a UCITS fund in Ireland


Author: Kevin Murphy, Sarah Cunniff, Dara Harrington and Adrian Mulryan


There are two broad categories of regulated investment funds in Ireland. The first category comprises undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (“UCITS”). The second category essentially comprises all non-UCITS funds and which are defined as alternative investment funds (“AIFs”). UCITS are subject to the regulations in Ireland implementing the EU’s UCITS Directive. This briefing sets out the main steps involved in establishing a UCITS in Ireland.

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