What they say about Ireland


Gary Palmer, chief executive, Irish Funds Industry AssociationPalmer is seeing an increasing demand from investors for regulated hedge fund products and believes Ireland is well placed to meet that demand. He points to Ireland’s “particular expertise” in Ucits-compliant and qualifying investor funds as well as its activity in administering alternative funds. “We have the distribution reach required for the investment management community,” he says. At the IFIA, P