Investment Fund Services

Providing a range of independent AIFM and UCITS fund solutions to investment managers.

Investment Fund Services

Davy Group can offer a wide range of fund services through a number of our entities: Davy Investment Fund Services, J&E Davy, and Davy Asset Management. The fund teams in the Davy Group include experts in the regulatory requirements of structuring, investment management and listing of regulated funds in Ireland. 

Fund Services comprises a number of the Davy Group entities which together provide a comprehensive suite of fund services to both in-house and third party Collective Investment Schemes (CIS). 

The range of assets managed within these vehicles varies depending on the fund’s investment profile. In many cases, investments are confined to specific asset classes for example the commercial property sector, both domestically and overseas, while others follow a broader allocation incorporating quoted equities, private equity, hedge funds, debt securities and other alternative asset classes. 

Entities involved for setting up a fund

We are a core part of the Davy Group, providing services not only to third parties, but also supporting in-house funds. The board of DIFS has been specifically selected to ensure that the designated functions for which its directors are responsible for are being undertaken by individuals with the requisite expertise and experience. 

Authorised as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager and a UCITS ManCo by the Central Bank of Ireland.  Alternative Investment Funds (‘AIFs’) are required to comply with their obligations under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (‘AIFMD’). UCITS (‘Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities’) are required to comply with the UCITS Regulations. Both AIFs and UCITS can appoint DIFS to act as an external AIFM/ UCITS ManCo in order to meet their obligations under AIFMD and the UCITS Regulations.


Trading as Davy, is an investment firm providing investment management services to both in-house and third party Collective Investment Schemes (‘CIS’). Davy established its first regulated fund in 1997 and, as a result, we are very familiar with all aspects of managing and administering these structures. The firm is also authorised to provide a number other key services to funds such as distribution and listing. Davy is a lead Sponsor for investment funds wishing to list on the Irish Stock Exchange and is one of only three Sponsors to be represented on the Stock Exchange’s Investments Funds Listing Committee.

Is an investment firm which focuses on providing investment management services to both in-house and third party CIS including UCITS (‘Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities’) and Alternative Investment Funds ('AIFs'). Davy Asset Management has expertise in managing a broad range of asset classes including quoted equities, private equities, hedge funds, debt and real estate. Assets are managed through a range of regulated structures - UCITS and AIFs (including Qualified Investor Alternative Investment Funds ('QIAIFs'))

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