Founded in 2004 by Gearoid Doyle, Kinsale Capital Management is a value-focused independent investment management firm with the global custody and execution resources of two of the world's leading banking groups, UBS and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG).

Kinsale Capital provides two core services for our clients.

1. Kinsale Capital Management Advisory

Kinsale Capital manages segregated portfolios for a range of international and domestic families, endowments and pension funds.

Kinsale customises portfolios for our clients according to their risk tolerance and return aspiration.

Our client portfolios are invested across a range of asset classes - including but not limited to - equities, bonds, currencies, commodities, ETFs and funds.

UBS, Switzerland's largest universal bank, and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan's largest financial group, are partners of Kinsale Capital for custody and execution services.

Our client accounts are custodied at UBS, Zurich which offers access to the full range of services from one of the World’s leading banks including:

  • Buying and selling of equities, bonds, currencies, ETFs, commodities, and other asset classes
  • World-class research
  • Custody and administration
  • E-banking

Our clients have full 24/7 online access to their portfolios.

Kinsale Capital operates a transparent flat-fee model based on assets under management.

2. Kinsale Capital Management Funds

Kinsale Capital is a value-focused manager with two value funds: Kinsale Compass Fund & Kinsale Navigator Fund.

Kinsale Capital was awarded the prestigious EuroHedge Global Equity Fund of the Year 2013 Award, having previously been nominated as New Fund of the Year – Equities in 2012. Following its selection for the EuroHedge Awards 2014, 2015 and 2016, the Firm has now been nominated for five consecutive years.

Kinsale Capital launched Kinsale Compass Fund, a Global Equity Value Fund, in November 2011.

Kinsale Compass Fund is managed by Peter Kinney, a seasoned investment manager with a world-class track record.

Kinsale Compass Fund is up 87.20% after all fees since inception in November 2011.* This return has been achieved with an average cash holding of 38%.

Kinsale Capital launched a new Global Equity Value Fund, Kinsale Navigator Fund, in April 2014.

The Fund is managed by Pierre Py of First Pacific Advisors. Pierre is an experienced value investor. Prior to joining FPA, Pierre worked with renowned value investment firm Harris Associates and also with Goldman Sachs.

The Fund aims to provide above average capital appreciation over the long-term while attempting to minimise the risk of capital loss.

Kinsale Capital's Long/Short Equity Fund, the Kinsale Harbour Fund, was a top performing hedge fund in its class in Ireland during the collapse of markets in 2007 and 2008, protecting capital through strong and decisive asset allocation decisions.

*to the end of December 2017.