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BDO Ireland has significant expertise in the financial services sector, particularly in securitisation and in the audit of investment funds.

Audit of investment funds

Our Dublin office is responsible for auditing some of the leading funds administered in Ireland with a portfolio of clients spread over a number of jurisdictions such as Ireland, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

BDO Ireland’s client base and experience is extensive and our investment fund audit clients range from:

  • Master feeder structures to segregated portfolios and umbrella funds
  • Mutual funds to hedge funds
  • UCITS and Non-UCITS structures
  • Assets under Management from €20million to €3.3billion
  • Financial statements prepared under US GAAP, IFRS and Irish GAAP

We pride ourselves on the strong relationships we develop with our clients, characterised by effective communication, technical excellence and a tailored approach to each audit we perform. 

BDO has offices in all the key global financial services markets and we offer an integrated, international solution to our clients around the world. Our dedicated Dublin team has strong relationships with BDO’s overseas financial services practices, particularly in the Cayman Islands, London, New York and Luxembourg.

With Cayman registered funds, which require sign off by a Cayman registered auditor, we liaise closely with our Cayman colleagues to provide an efficient and timely service. In our work we currently deal with most of the leading banks, custodians and administrators in Ireland and internationally.

We service clients operating across the sector, including:

  • Traditional and Alternative Fund Managers 
  • Offshore funds.
  • Hedge funds
  • Open ended investment companies
  • Listed and unlisted investment trust companies. 

We pride ourselves on the relationships we develop with our clients, and in turn, our clients value our combination of service quality and technical expertise. 

We have offices in all the key global financial services markets. Our team has strong relationships with our overseas practices, particularly Cayman, London, New York and Luxembourg, and offers an integrated approach internationally.