Featured Premium Sponsor April 2024: KPMG

Tuesday, 02 April 2024

Featured Premium Sponsor April 2024: KPMG

The fund industry in Ireland is facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities in the wake of political instability, the growth of AI, regulatory changes, and digital transformation. As a premium sponsor of Irish Funds, KPMG Ireland is committed to support the growth and innovation of the Irish funds and asset management sector, which is home to over 7,000 funds and €5.2 trillion in assets under administration. 

KPMG’s asset management sector team consists of over 500 professionals with deep expertise and experience in audit, tax, advisory, and consulting services for fund managers, administrators, depositaries, and other service providers. They offer a range of solutions to help address the key issues and opportunities in the fund industry, such as: 

 ·        ESG and sustainability: they can help integrate environmental, social, and governance factors into your investment strategy, reporting, and governance, and comply with the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and other ESG-related regulations. 

·        Digital transformation: KPMG can help leverage emerging technologies, such as cloud, data analytics, artificial intelligence and blockchain, to enhance operational efficiency, customer experience, and competitive advantage. 

·        Managed services: they provide a full-scale technology enabled compliance solution to asset managers and other service providers including tax compliance across the full fund life cycle, financial statement preparation, corporate secretarial support and assistance with fund liquidations.

·        Product innovation and diversification: KPMG can help design and launch new and innovative fund products, such as private equity, real estate, infrastructure and green funds. 

 As a premium sponsor partner for Irish Funds, KPMG is proud to contribute to the thought leadership, advocacy and networking of the Irish funds and asset management industry. They invite you to explore their insights, events, and publications on their website and connect with their asset management sector team to learn more about how KPMG can help you achieve your strategic goals. 

Read about KPMG Ireland’s Asset Management Practice

Some of the key contacts in their Asset Management include: 

Jorge Revilla Fernandez, Head of Asset Management – Jorge.revilla@kpmg.ie 

Gareth Bryan, Head of Asset Management Tax – Gareth.bryan@kpmg.ie 

Gillian Kelly, Head of Asset Management Consulting – Gillian.kelly@kpmg.ie 

Cormac O’Connor, Head of Asset Management Deal Advisory – Cormac.oconnor@kpmg.ie 

Maria Flannery, Head of Digital Assets – Maria.flannery@kpmg.ie