Walkers EU regulated funds team provides advice on the establishment and structuring of Irish based UCITS and AIFMD funds and their on-going operation including their distribution across Europe and the globe.

We offer a complete suite of legal and tax advice that is clear, concise and practical.

We advise on the structuring of all forms of UCITS funds including exchange traded funds, money market funds, managed account platforms and structured UCITS and all forms of AIFMD funds including property funds, loan origination funds, private equity funds, life settlement funds, hedge funds and fund of hedge funds whether as ICAVs, plcs, unit trusts, investment limited partnerships or common contractual funds. Notable recent transactions include advising on one of the largest UCITS IV cross-border mergers to take place to date, a US$6 billion merger of two UCITS money market funds and advising on the re-domiciliation of a US$3.6 billion fund structure to Ireland as a retail investor alternative investment fund availing of the AIFMD passport to passport across all 28 EU member states.