About Malachy

Malachy is a partner in our banking and finance team and also heads our investment funds team. Malachy works with domestic and international clients in investment funds, alternative lending, restructuring, mergers and project finance.

Malachy has significant experience in the establishment, organisation, conversion and on-going operation of alternative investment funds in particular real estate funds and private equity funds in Ireland. He advises clients on the AIFMD, authorisation and compliance before the Irish regulatory authorities and has an in-depth understanding of investment funds including QIAIFS, private equity, loan originating and venture capital funds.

Prior to joining Beauchamps, Malachy was previously in-house counsel for a major international bank in the Cayman Islands, head of legal for a London based fund administration company and then led the funds department for a top tier London law firm.

Recent experience

  • A private equity fund on the set up, regulator authorisation and operation on an umbrella platform with several segregated sub funds using a primary Singaporean investor base
  • A fund of funds on its set up and positioned an LLC as a subsidiary of this fund to contract in the US market
  • A venture capital fund on its creation and use of the ICAV vehicle to invest into technology companies on a global scale
  • A loan originating fund on the establishment of this closed end fund and the deployment of capital including advices on AIFMD, FATCA and leverage mechanisms