Product innovation, encouraged by investor demand, is a top-of-mind concern for many hedge fund managers. However, better governance has become a prerequisite for future growth of hedge funds. To meet the growing needs of investors, managers must have faith in their operational controls, compliance procedures, and investment models.

How KPMG can help

KPMG has unparalleled experience and expertise as the leading servicer provider in Ireland for all your hedge funds audit, tax , due diligence, and regulatory needs.

For over 30 years our team  have been assisting our clients to meet all of their legal and regulatory obligations as their businesses grow.

Our team in Ireland interact seamlessly with KPMG teams in Cayman, Luxembourg and a range of other jurisdictions of choice for hedge funds offering key insights to improve the efficiency of your business model and develop new investor solutions.

Our services

Audit/Assurance

KPMG implement a tailored response for our hedge fund clients and collaborate with our global partners to offer a streamlined high quality audit delivered in an efficient and cost effective way. Our in-house valuation team will independently price your portfolio and can also offer 3rd party asset valuations as required.

Taxation

Managing tax issues is a crucial consideration in the context of any hedge fund investment structure. Our tax practice advises Irish and international hedge funds, investment managers, wealth managers, investors, and fund service providers on the full spectrum of tax issues arising across fund, investment and investor level.

Regulatory Advisory

Regulatory and compliance headwinds in the hedge fund industry are increasing and the pace of regulatory change is accelerating across Ireland and the EU. We understand this regulatory burden, the expectations of regulators and how rules should be applied. Our market-leading expert team of professionals have developed robust regulatory frameworks, be it for governance, conduct, or regulatory reporting.

Due Diligence

We provide rigorous M&A support pre, during and post deal including buy and sell side commercial due diligence on a number of large private equity deals.

Contact the team

Liam McNally

Audit & Assurance

Liam McNally
Partner, Asset Management Audit

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Gareth Bryan

Taxation

Gareth Bryan
Partner, Asset Management Tax

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Gillian Kelly

Regulatory

Gillian Kelly
Partner, Asset Management Consultancy

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Gavin Sheehan

Due Diligence

Gavin Sheehan
Partner, Asset Management Deal Advisory

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