Alternative Investments 

All signs indicate that alternative investment industry is changing faster than ever. Increased globalisation, more cross-border transactions, significant regulatory scrutiny and change, the convergence of asset classes, and the emerging influence of institutional investors have all contributed to the accelerated pace. With the recent acquisition of leading hedge fund industry professional services firm, Rothstein Kass, KPMG is now positioned as a premier professional services to the US and international hedge fund market.

Women’s Alternative Investment Summit

 Women's Alternative Investment Summit

Heleen Rietdijk, our Global Head of AIFMD, will address delegates at the forthcoming ‘Women’s Alternative Investment Summit’ in New York on 6 & 7 November. Please click here to view the conference schedule.


Investment management developments

Loan originating AIFs & Central Bank of Ireland CP86


Two recent investment management policy developments from the Central Bank have major potential benefits for Ireland.

ICAV Irish collective asset management vehicle

ICAV Irish collective asset management vehicle


The enactment of the ICAV legislation will enhance Ireland’s competitiveness as a domicile for investment funds by providing a number of key benefits.

Women in alternative investments: a marathon, not a sprint

Women in Alternative Investments: A Marathon, not a Sprint (PDF, 1.75MB)


This annual report examines the performance, prospects and outlook of women in the alternative investment industry.

Alternative investments

Alternative Investments (PDF, 859KB)


KPMG’s Alternative Investment Funds practice is comprised of audit, tax and advisory professionals with deep knowledge of alternative investment products and their sponsors.

AIFMD Re-shaping for the future

AIFMD Re-shaping for the future


In this article we provide an overview of the AIFMD (Level I and Level 2) legal and regulatory framework that governs the alternative investment fund industry in the EU that has, since July 2013, re-shaped the operations of managers and the alternative funds they manage.

Private Equity Group

Private Equity Group (PDF, 208KB)

Real Estate Group

Real Estate Group (PDF, 283KB)

Governance and Risk Management for Alternative Investment Funds AIFMD

Governance and Risk Management for AIFMD (PDF, 173KB) 

Valuation and Internal Model Assurance for Alternative Investment Funds

Valuation and Internal Model Assurance for AIFMD (PDF, 217KB)

Structured Finance and Credit Group

Structured Finance and Credit Group (PDF, 225KB)

Alternative Investments contacts

Vincent Reilly

Vincent Reilly

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Partner & Head of Alternative Investments practice

+353 1 410 1378

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