2020 Associate Sponsors
Walkers is a global, integrated and market-leading financial services law firm that practises law across six jurisdictions and has ten offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Walkers has 115 partners and 860 staff providing a 24/7 service to its clients. The Irish office provides market-leading Irish legal, tax, listing and professional services solutions to local and international financial institutions, investment managers, hedge funds, private equity groups and corporations. The firm’s expertise includes asset management, corporate and M&A, employment, finance and capital markets, insolvency and dispute resolution, investment funds, real estate, regulatory and tax, as well as listings and fiduciary services. The firm’s independent corporate offering, Walkers Professional Services, provides a broad range of corporate, fiduciary and administration services to structured and asset finance vehicles. The combined offering of legal, tax, listing and corporate services ensures that clients receive optimum service levels and efficiencies on the execution of transactions.
Walkers' Irish Investment Funds Group
Walkers' Investment Funds group in Ireland offers expert advice and commercial solutions to many of the world's most prominent asset managers, fund promoters and institutional investors. Our experienced team is well placed to advise on the commercial and regulatory implications associated with the establishment and operation of investment fund structures in Ireland. Connecting our global experience from our 10 ofﬁce network across the Americas, EMEA and Asia with our local knowledge in Ireland means that our investment funds group has the expertise and people to deliver every time. Within Ireland and across the other jurisdictions in which we operate, we provide legal advice on all aspects of investment funds such as: Fund formation (including ICAVs), restructuring, re-domiciliation and termination and liquidation. Walkers’ Investment Funds group advises managers on a wide range of investment fund strategies such as private equity, hedge and real estate as well as more traditional retail focussed products such as UCITS and retail AIFs.