Investment Management 

Senior decision makers in the investment management sector are faced with a range of issues from the protective to the proactive. In a highly competitive and challenging environment, how can you be sure of making the most informed choices?


Investment Management


How KPMG can help

KPMG’s Investment Management practice is at the forefront of the financial services industry as a leading advisor to domestic and international clients.


Our clients include: investment managers, fund administrators, wealth managers and service providers who focus on mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, alternative investments as well as sovereign wealth funds and pension funds.


European Fund News

European Fund News (PDF, 910KB)
December 2014


In European Fund News, KPMG looks at the investment fund regulatory and tax developments in selected jurisdictions across Europe.

UCITS | Where we are now

UCITS: where we are now

January 2015


As UCITS continues to evolve, we take a look at the current framework and the recent range of UCITS notices set down by the Central Bank of Ireland. We hope that this will clarify the regulatory and taxation measures in place in Ireland, before the next set of changes take effect.

Defining Issues publication

FASB Proposes Additional Disclosures for Investment Companies (PDF, 436KB)

December 2014


The FASB recently issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that would change the disclosure requirements for investment companies that invest in other investment companies. Read more at the link above.

European Fund News

SEC’s Money Market Reforms


Arising from the difficulties that occurred during the financial crisis, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new rules designed to reduce the risk of investor runs on money market funds in times of financial crises, and increase the transparency of risks to investors.

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


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

AIFMD Transposition report

AIFMD Transpositions Update report


Provided for each member state is practical guidance with regard to the AIFMD application.

Investing in the future


Our new report, Investing in the future, looks at how we believe seismic shifts in client demographics, technology, environmental risks and social values are likely to impact the global investment management industry.


The report looks at the drivers of change and more importantly the potential implications for the industry over the next 10 to 15 years. Looking through the eyes of future investors, we consider how their needs, requirements and behaviours will change, the impact on the industry value chain, investment management businesses and operating models.



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Investment Management awards

hfm award

KPMG named "Best Audit Services" at the Hedge Fund Services Awards 2014 for the fourth year running.

KPMG International named Best Fund Audit Firm across all global
fund domiciles.

Related services

Our professionals in Audit, Tax and Advisory have considerable experience dealing with the issues and needs of investment management businesses. Some of the additional services we typically provide to funds,which we can offer you locally and globally through our international network of investment management professionals, include:



investment management services

Investment Management contacts

brian clavin, partner

Brian Clavin

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Partner & Head of Investment Management

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