Ireland, Cork

Apex Fund Services (Ireland) Ltd.
Enterprise House
Watersedge
Midleton, Co. Cork
Ireland

Email: info@apexfunds.ie

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Apex Cork is one of two Apex offices in Ireland. The Irish offices were the first European centres opened by Apex and were established in 2007 with a view to focusing on servicing the considerable and globally recognised Irish Funds industry. Cork itself hosts the second largest population in Ireland and provides a strong hub of clients and resources alike. Located just over 2 hour drive from Dublin the two offices support each other and dovetail well from a service offering perspective.

Ireland as a funds domicile provides fund administration services to 43% of the Worlds alternative funds industry (both regulated and unregulated). Over the last 30 years the funds industry has grown and in turned spawned a wider group of funds servicing companies providing fund administration, banking, depositary and custody, legal, consulting and auditing services for UCITS, non-UCITS and offshore funds.

The Apex global network spanning all the key regional centres from ASIA, Middle East, Americas and Europe allows us to offer global managers a gateway to Europe through the regulated fund offerings available in the EU under MIFID and AIFM. The wide fund structure offerings include:

UCITS

  • Exchange traded Fund (ETF’s) – Ireland administers 50% of the world’s ETF’s
  • Money Market Funds (MMF’s)( can be established as an AIF or a UCITS

Non-UCITS

  • QIAIF’S- Qualifying Investor Alternative Investor Funds
  • RIAIF’s (Retail Investment Alternative Investment Fund’s)

UCITS and non-UCITS can be established in many different legal structures such as; an Investment or Variable capital company, Irish Collective Asset Management Vehicle(ICAV), Unit Trusts, investment Limited Partnership(ILP), Common Contractual Funds(CCFs).

With wide ranging changes to the regulatory regimes across Europe, Apex is able to offer a variety of services to ensure that investment managers worldwide can find solutions through our European offices and fund platform partners.

Apex Ireland is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland, a regulator which is respected for its efficiency, clarity and the robustness of its regulation, as well as its approachability and willingness to engage with the industry to develop pragmatic solutions.