Fund Services in Ireland and the EU

Ireland is a leading international financial centre and the domicile of choice for UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) and Non-UCITS funds. Over 40% of global hedge fund assets are serviced in Ireland.

Our Dublin based operations have provided administrative, transfer agency, company register, corporate secretarial, risk and regulatory reporting and other ancillary services to numerous funds and investment vehicles since 1994.

Strengths of our Irish operations include:

  • People
  • Processes
  • Technology
  • Continuous innovation
  • Daily processing and calculations
  • Automated customisable reporting and dissemination to multiple destinations
  • Middle office data
  • Risk and regulatory reporting and oversight including due diligence, risk analytics, stress tests, collateral decomposition & liquidity calculations, risk calculations

The operations are led by Barbara Purcell, CEO Ireland.

Find out more on how Mainstream can help you establish and administer your funds in Ireland.

Dublin, Ireland Office

  • Apex Fund Solutions (Ireland) Limited
  • Oyster Point, Temple Road Blackrock, A94 K2P4 Co. Dublin
  • +353 1 279 9660
Dublin, Ireland Office

Senior Management Team

CEO, Apex Fund Solutions (Ireland) Limited

Barbara Purcell is the CEO of Apex Fund Solutions (Ireland) Limited (formerly known as Mainstream Fund Services (Ireland) Limited), with responsibility for our Dublin operations.

Barbara joined Mainstream in 2018 and was previously COO of the Group’s Irish operations before being promoted to CEO, Ireland in 2020.

Barbara has more than 27 years of experience in fund administration, having previously worked for Trinity Fund Administration (now part of the Mainstream Group) for ten years from 1994 to 2004 and having also worked as an independent consultant within the funds industry for thirteen years.

Barbara holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Dublin City University and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.