Introduction to UCITS Management Companies

UCITS Management Companies

A UCITS Management Company is a company whose regular business is collective portfolio management of UCITS funds.

A UCITS Management Company is a company authorised under the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2011, (“the Regulations”) to engage in the management of UCITS and other collective investment schemes in the form of either unit trusts, common contractual funds or investment companies or any combination thereof.

Self-Managed Investment Companies

A Self-Managed Investment Company (SMIC) is an authorised UCITS investment company which has not appointed a management company and which complies with applicable provisions set down in the Regulations in relation to capital requirements and organisational structure.

A complete list of UCITS Management companies authorised to conduct business in Ireland can be accessed from the Registers section of the website.

Themed Inspections

Thematic Review of the Management of Operational Risk around Cyber-Security within the Investment Firm and Fund Services Industry - 22 September 2015

Industry Letter - Thematic Review of Cyber-Security and Operational Risk 22 September 2015 | pdf 1576 KB

Thematic Review of the Number of Directorships held by Individuals within the Investment Funds Industry - 16 June 2015

Industry Letter - Thematic Review of the Number of Directorships held by Individuals within the Investment Funds Industry 16 June 2015 | pdf 131 KB

Thematic Review of Data Integrity of Regulatory Returns - 12 September 2014

Industry Letter - Thematic Review of Data Integrity of Regulatory Returns 12 September 2014 | pdf 962 KB