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Shane Geraghty

Shane Geraghty is a partner and is a member of the Asset Management and Investment Funds practice. Shane advises domestic and international asset managers in relation to the structuring, authorization, and operation of a broad range of Irish fund vehicles (ICAVs / Designated Investment Companies / Investment Limited Partnerships / Unit Trusts) which are authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland as either UCITS and AIFs. He has particular experience in advising on alternative asset investment and private market fund structures including for hedge, private equity, private credit, and real estate fund strategies. He has also experience in dealing with fund financing arrangements and has advised credit institutions in relation to regulatory requirements impacting such facilities.

Shane has advised on the establishment and operation of UCITS Management Companies and Alternative Investment Fund Managers in Ireland and on a branch basis in other EU jurisdictions. He also acted as internal legal counsel to a listed international private markets asset manager on a secondment basis. He also has advised on the structuring of Cayman Islands fund products, having previously worked as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands. Shane is a currently a member of Irish Funds AIFMD Working Group and was previously a member of the Irish Funds Swiss Distribution Group and Hedge Fund Working Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Shane was a partner in a leading asset management and investment fund law firm in Ireland and was formerly an attorney at law in the Cayman Islands.

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA as a Recommended Lawyer for Investment funds in Ireland, 2024
  • Panelist, Irish Funds UK Symposium – panelist Private Credit and Debt: Strategies and Insights, 30 November 2023
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