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Monterey Insight ranks Matheson as Ireland’s leading funds practice for fifth year running
AUTHOR(S): Michael Jackson, Tara Doyle, Dualta Counihan, Elizabeth Grace, Philip Lovegrove, Shay Lydon, Anne-Marie Bohan, Joe Beashel, Liam Collins
PRACTICE AREA GROUP: Asset Management and Investment Funds
Matheson's Asset Management and Investment Funds Group has been ranked by leading independent report as Ireland's leading practice by assets under management for the fifth year in a row. The Monterey Insight Ireland Fund Report 2015 report reveals that Matheson acts for 28% of Irish domiciled investment funds by assets under management as at 30 June 2015.
The recently announced results show that Ireland continues to be the European fund domicile of choice for global asset managers. Figures released from the independent fund research company highlights that the number of Irish domiciled funds has grown by 10.5% since June 2014.
Commenting on the results of the report, Tara Doyle, Head of Matheson's Asset Management and Investment Funds team, said, "We welcome the results of the Monterey Insight Ireland Fund Report 2015 which ranks Matheson as the number one funds practice in Ireland, acting for 28% of Irish domiciled investment funds by assets under management, for the fifth year in a row. The results of the report clearly reinforce our position as the leading asset management and investment funds practice in Ireland."
Matheson's dedicated asset management and investment funds team comprises over 50 fund professionals in total, led by 10 partners and has experience in UCITS and alternative investment funds including property funds, private equity funds, ETFs, money market funds, loan funds, fund of funds and in ICAV structuring. In 2015, the Financial Times ranked Matheson in the top 10 law firms in Europe, commending the firm for its innovation in finance law for advising on a derivative-incorporating fund in Ireland and giving a standout commendation the Matheson-commissioned Economist Intelligence Unit survey of 200 global asset managers.