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Dunne, Lorena

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Dunne, Lorena


Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner, Investment Funds
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5302
Email: lorena.dunne@williamfry.com
Personal URL: https://www.williamfry.com/our-people/bio/lorena-dunne

Special Areas:

Lorena is a Partner in William Fry's Asset Management & Investment Funds Department. Lorena has significant experience in advising a range of leading international asset managers on all matters connected with the establishment and ongoing operation of UCITS and alternative investment funds (including real estate funds) in Ireland.

Projects:

Notable projects on which Lorena has advised include:

- the first conversion of a fund (QIAIF) from plc to ICAV status under the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015;
conversion of a leading suite of ETFs to a new settlement model enabling cross-border transactions in these funds to take place in a -
single international securities depositary (ICSD);
- establishment of a complex emerging markets UCITS umbrella structure for an award-winning London/Singapore based investment platform; and
- advising a leading UK mutual fund manager in relation to the establishment of a range of infrastructure, emerging market debt and managed volatility funds.

Memberships:

Lorena is Chairperson of the Young Leaders Committee of Help for Children (formerly "Hedge Funds Care") Ireland and a member of the 100 Women in Finance, Dublin steering committee.