Ireland Funds

Ireland funds

IQ-EQ has been active in Ireland for over 30 years. Having achieved authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland, IQ-EQ Funds is now expanding into Ireland, primarily in response to client demand and the rising profile of Ireland as a world-leading funds domicile.

As a group, IQ-EQ provides one of the most comprehensive service offerings to alternative fund managers globally, with specialisms including central administration, accounting, compliance, depositary and third-party AIFM services as well as a number of bespoke tech-enabled platforms facilitating detailed investor reporting, ESG benchmarking, private deal flow and more.

Fund Administration Services provided include:

Fund Accounting

  • Calculation of the Net Asset Value (NAV) and the fund’s income and expense accruals
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual accounts
  • Maintenance of the fund's financial books and records
  • Payment of the fund’s expenses 
  • Calculation and payment of dividends and distributions (if required)
  • The backup and maintenance of documents underlying the books
  • Supervision of the orderly liquidation and dissolution of the fund (if required)
  • Audit liaison 

Transfer Agency

  • Handling investor queries and requests for copies of investor reporting
  • Maintaining the register of shareholders, members, unitholders or partners and processing any change requests submitted by investors
  • Delivery of investor communications such as fund notices, financial statements or other materials in accordance with the policies of the fund or as requested by the fund manager 
  • Processing all investors’ cash flows in and out of the fund in respect of capital calls and distributions.
  • Establishing the tax status of investors in line with FATCA and OECD CRS requirements for the automatic exchange of information between Ireland and the other participating countries 
  • Undertake CDD on investors in the fund on behalf of the fund in line with applicable anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing legislation
  • Processing all drawdowns, distributions and transfer instructions (as applicable) when received from investors or fund managers.
  • Processing foreign exchange transactions in relation to investor activity
  • Processing investor capital calls & distributions and issuing notices to investors
  • Issuing capital accounts and quarterly reports to investors

Corporate Services

  • Provision of registered office
  • Company secretarial services
  • Bank account opening

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