Maples and Calder ("Maples") have maintained their impressive ranking as the number one legal adviser to Irish-serviced funds as set out in the Monterey Insight ("Monterey") Ireland Fund Report 2016.

Maples are the acknowledged market leader in the establishment of new Irish domiciled funds in Ireland with a 27% share of new business. In addition, Maples are the leading ICAV legal adviser with approximately 32% market share for all ICAV funds authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland, with a pivotal role at the very forefront of the Irish funds industry.

Maples have retained their leading position in the independent rankings for a fourth consecutive year and it is attributed to the commitment and strength of their funds team and highly experienced partners such as Peter Stapleton, Stephen Carty and Carol Widger.  The team is led by partner and Irish Head of Investment Funds, Barry McGrath.

"The retention of our number one Monterey ranking underlines the consistency of our performance and is a testament to the calibre of the team and our loyal client base", commented McGrath. 

"Our extensive offering includes listing, fiduciary and hosted management solutions and our innovative product development expertise sets us apart in the industry as true market leaders".

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