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December 9, 2021

Brooklands expands investment management capabilities to Ireland

By Verdict Staff

UK-based Brooklands Fund Management has secured a regulatory nod from the Central Bank of Ireland to act as the investment manager for Irish authorised investment funds (AIFs).

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The firm is already authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK as a full scope AIFM. It is registered with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US as an investment adviser.

Ireland’s AIF market houses over 2,200 AIFs with combined assets of more than €1 trillion. More than 40% of global hedge fund assets are said to be administered in the country.

Brooklands Fund Management provides a platform for newly launched asset managers to roll out an independent fund. This platform is designed to manage all relevant regulatory authorisations.

It also provides ongoing compliance monitoring, in addition to operational, portfolio management and risk management support.

Ireland moves by other firms

In September this year, Shard Capital agreed to buy a 50% stake in the Dublin-based investment platform Omnium, marking its entry into the Irish market.

The same month, State Street Corporation announced its plans for a 400-strong team in Ireland to provide technology infrastructure and cybersecurity services.

In July, Fisher Investments set up an Irish subsidiary, Fisher Investments Ireland, to expand its investment management services to high-net-worth investors and families in Ireland.

In March, UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial, established a new office in Ireland to offer aviation trust services through its Specialty Trust and Agency Solutions group.

In December last year, American brokerage firm Interactive Brokers Group secured authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland to set up its entity in Ireland.

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How attractive are current investment opportunities in Europe?

Europe has been identified as one of the most favorable regions for investors, seeing high investment activity in the past year. Most of these investments have been through Debt Offering, valued at close to $700 billion. The region has provided attractive investments in a diverse set of companies. Companies who tend to major themes such Digital Media, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, and Big Data are recording the highest number of deals, with Digital Media recording close to 2,000 deals. However, GlobalData’s whitepaper offers a full view of the market, analyzing less successful or attractive points of investment as well, examining statistics on Equity Offering investments and PE/VC deals. Understand how government agencies for economies around the world use GlobalData Explorer to:  
  • Track the M&A and Capital Raising volumes into their target market
  • Identify the top sectors in the target market attracting the investments
  • For any investment segment, identify the top Investors inside and outside the target economy that are already investing in the Segment
  • Assess and showcase the growth potential for various Industries in the target economy
Don’t miss out on key market insights that can help optimize your next investment – read the report now.
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