Matheson has been awarded "European Law Firm of the Year 2015" at the Hedge Fund Journal Awards.
The awards ceremony, which took place in London on 22 January, was held to recognise the leading service providers to the European hedge fund industry.
Tara Doyle, partner in the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group at Matheson, said "We are delighted to accept the award for European Law Firm of the Year 2015. This reflects Matheson's position as the number one funds practice in Ireland, acting for over 28% of Irish domiciled investment funds by assets under management, and our reputation in Europe for excellence in client service, legal and regulatory advice, and industry knowledge." Ms Doyle said "We are particularly pleased to win this award at a time of such growth in the European alternative funds market. Post-AIFMD we see Ireland as the natural domicile of choice for European and US managers seeking to access European investment in their alternative funds.
In 2014, Matheson was awarded "Best AIFMD Law Firm in Europe 2014" by Wealth & Finance International, and also won Finance Dublin's 2014 Financial Services (International) Deal of the Year Award for Investment Funds. The Asset Management and Investment Funds Group at Matheson advised on the first AIFM authorisation...