Now Available: Why Ireland 2024 Publication

Friday, 15 March 2024

Now Available: Why Ireland 2024 Publication

Since the establishment of the funds and asset management industry in Ireland over 30 years ago, we have helped investment managers from all over the globe to develop and expand their international distribution footprint.

With over 17,000 funds professionals, Ireland is recognised as a centre of excellence with expertise ranging from fund administration, transfer agency, and depositary to legal, tax and audit services, stock exchange listing, compliance, and consultancy services.

View the latest trends and statistics demonstrating why Ireland is regarded as a key strategic location by the world's leading players.

You can now access the full publication in Euro, GBP and USD.

Did you know that...

  • Ireland is the domicile for 6% of world-wide investment fund assets, making it the 3rd largest global centre and the 2nd largest in Europe.

  • Net assets in Irish domiciled funds reached €4.1 trillion in 2023, with €140 billion in net sales.

  • Ireland is ranked 1st for competitiveness in the euro area and 2nd in the world.

  • Ireland is 1st in the EU and 3rd globally with the highest proportion of the total adult population with a third level qualification (54%).

  • Ireland has emerged as a leader in ESG investments in Europe, with approximately €1.2tn in assets under management (AUM), representing 31% of all AUM.

  • Ireland is a leading European domicile for exchange traded funds. Irish domiciled ETFs represent approximately 70% of the total European ETF market.

  • Ireland is the fastest growing major European domicile for funds and accounts for 19.7% of all European fund assets.

  • Ireland is a committed member of the EU and will remain so, providing full market access to the EU. It is the only English-speaking common law jurisdiction in the Eurozone.

  • Ireland provides access to a European market of 500 million consumers, one of the largest markets in the world.

  • Over 430 financial services companies are operating from Ireland today, including 17 of the top 20 global institutions, engaged in activities ranging from asset management and administration to aviation finance.