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Hedge Funds

Addressing the comprehensive advisory needs of both hedge fund managers and investors, our specialists bring focused expertise to this unique sector.

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Hedge fund business structures are complex and regulations require increased transparency. Meanwhile investors demand heightened due diligence with exacting reporting standards. To help managers respond, PKF O’Connor Davies’ industry specialists deliver hedge fund advisory services and investor administration support.

Comprehensive Expertise from Industry Specialists

With large-firm CPA experience, years of industry knowledge and specialized expertise, our professionals offer clear advice, helping newly-structured fund companies initiate appropriate internal controls and compliance reporting. They also work with all types of fund managers to help them meet compliance requirements and the rigorous demands for increased transparency. Our specialists provide high-touch support while ensuring clients are informed of evolving industry regulations through ongoing client communication.

Major-firm CPA experience, years of industry knowledge and specialized industry expertise.

A Broad Range of Services

Our integrated teams assure cohesive and comprehensive tax, audit and business advisory services that meet the complex needs of hedge fund managers and investors. Below is a representative list of hedge fund industry services in which we specialize:

  • Regulatory agency registration and compliance
  • Operational and structural advisory services for start-ups and partnerships
  • Financial statement audits and reporting for both GAAP and IFRS
  • Attest services, including audit and agreed upon procedures
  • Fund and investor audits
  • Internal and external audits
  • Tax planning
  • Tax filing preparation
  • Fund tax services
  • Tax structuring and compliance
  • Internal control examinations
  • Risk assessments
  • Complete fund and investment administration, including fee analysis
  • Management fee and incentive structures
  • Investor due diligence advisory
  • Investor mandate compliance reviews
  • Investment and investment manager due diligence evaluations
  • Corporate action monitoring
  • Regulatory compliance including Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Outsourced services
  • Technology consulting
  • Performance examination reports
  • Performance reporting and risk metrics
  • Fund reporting requirements
  • Fund administration
  • Valuation services

Investment Fund Administration Services

Through our affiliate ODB Fund Services, LLC, we also provide complete fund and investment administration services for more than $12.5 billion in client assets. Our fund administration specialty services include:

  • Web based investor reporting
  • Online document vault
  • Middle office
  • Subscription and redemption processing including fund transfer/escrow
  • Know your customer and anti-money laundering
  • Risk metrics
  • Performance reporting