The Irish funds association sets foot in Frankfurt
The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has announced a strategy of international expansion, with the launch of a new European office in Frankfurt.
The IFIA will also establish its presence in Shanghai and Sydney, bringing to 10 the number of representative offices around the world.
Atlanta, New York, Chicago and London have been the first representative offices for the association, which also launched representative offices in Singapore and Tokyo and Hong Kong.
Speaking at the association’s Global annual funds conference in Dublin, chief executive Pat Lardnersaid said: “This demonstrates the IFIA’s commitment to having a presence in all our key growth markets to better promote Ireland as the jurisdiction of choice for internationally distributed investment funds. We want to be on hand to assist managers looking for the product solutions and expertise Ireland can offer in an ever changing global regulatory landscape.”