Exchange Traded Funds

Why Ireland?

Ireland is the leading European fund domicile for internationally distributed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). ETFs domiciled in Ireland manage assets in excess of €140 billion. This represents over 30% of the European market.

So, what makes Ireland the location of choice for your ETF?

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Experience & expertise
Investment managers can benefit from working with Irish service providers and a Regulator who knows the ETF product. Irish fund administrators have strong expertise and customised systems for servicing ETFs.

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Tried & tested
More than 850 fund promoters from over 50 countries have chosen Ireland including some of the largest ETF providers in the world.

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Mature industry
ETFs were first launched in Ireland back in 1998, therefore Ireland has years of experience in establishing and servicing ETFs.

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Attractive tax environment
There is no annual net asset tax for ETFs and where Ireland has a double taxation treaty in place, ETFs may be entitled to lower withholding tax rates.

How can we help?

70%
We work with in excess of 70% of the leading ETF players in Ireland structuring both physical and synthetic ETFs
91%
We audit 91% of the ETFs located in Ireland

We can offer you a tailored approach to your business issues covering everything from:

  • Setting up your ETF
  • Delivering an efficient audit
  • Designing and implementing the optimal tax structure for your ETF

For more details please see our ‘How can we help?’ section.