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Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Coyne, Vincent

Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner, Investment Funds
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 489 6652
Personal URL:

Special Areas:

Vincent is a Partner in William Fry's Asset Management & Investment Funds Department and advises a wide variety of clients on regulatory and structural issues associated with the establishment and management of investment funds in Ireland. He has significant experience in advising both Alternative Funds and UCITS (using both traditional and alternative strategies) as well as advising on the authorisation of UCITS and alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs).


Recent significant deals include:

- a U.K. based, sustainability focused private equity firm on its new fund structures and the establishment of its alternative fund management business in Ireland
- a leading reinsurance company on its collateral arrangements with an Irish fund with the aim of limiting its counterparty exposure
- a diversified equity REIT on its joint venture arrangements with an ICAV and the associated investment advisory and development management arrangements in respect of a significant property development in Dublin
- a fund manager on the establishment of a new fund partnering with the World Wildlife Fund to invest into leading Asian companies focused on tackling environmental pollution and climate change.

Deals and Awards:

Interviewees praise Vincent for his work on the establishment of both AIFs and UCITS. Chambers Global 2021.
"Vincent is technically excellent but what makes Vincent stand out is that he is always approachable, responsive and interested in listening to your issue. Vincent not only focuses on each transaction but also works proactively to get to know your business, with a view to achieving pragmatic and commercially beneficial outcomes." Legal 500 EMEA 2021.


University of Limerick - LLB (Honours) Law & European Studies; LLM European Law


Vincent is a member of the Irish Funds Events Working Group.