Investors who are interested in opening an investment fund in Ireland
can also list on the Stock Exchange markets
available here. It is important to know that the Irish Stock Exchange
provides two main markets, which are governed by a different set of regulations. Our team of Irish lawyers
can explain the main regulations applicable on the Stock Exchange markets in Ireland
, as well as on the procedures investors should follow when listing an investment fund
in this country.
Irish Stock Exchange – main markets
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) provides two main markets, used for listing or trading securities. The Main Securities Market (MSM) is governed by the regulations applicable under the European Union’s (EU) Directives.
The main regulator of the MSM is the Central Bank of Ireland, which also applies the Prospectus Directive and the Transparency Directive, applicable under the EU laws.
Investors who want to open an investment fund in Ireland
which can be traded on the MSM
will need approval from the ISE
and our team of lawyers in Ireland
can offer advice on the main requirements applicable in this case.
The other exchange market
investors can address to when investing in Ireland
is the Global Exchange Market (GEM)
, which provides similar regulations applicable in the case of MSM
, with the main difference that the GEM
offers more flexibility. The above mentioned directives (the Prospectus Directive
and the Transparency Directive
) are not applicable on the GEM market
Listing requirements in Ireland
is one of the most attractive stock markets
available in Europe. Investors can benefit from numerous advantages, provided that they have applied solid investment policies
In order to list
on one of the ISE markets
, the investors will need to draw the Listing Particulars document
, providing required information on the investment fund
that will be listed on the ISE market
At the same time, the investors will need to prepare the Fund’s Offering document. ISE will verify if the documents meets the necessary criteria and if so, then the application will be approved.
Amongst other documents, investors will also need to provide the following:
• a sponsor application form;
• a client application form;
responsibility letters, signed by each appointed directors
of the fund
• the constitutive documents of the fund (a copied version).
Businessmen interested in further information related to the manner in which investment funds
can be listed on the Irish Stock Exchange
are invited to contact our law firm in Ireland
for more details.