Our Checks & Balances
Institutional-grade service partner ecosystem ensures trust.
YULISH & ASSOCIATES
Key role | Ensures independent calculation of monthly fund returns and expenses. Coordinates movement of money with fund auditor and fund bank. Reports monthly returns and Net Asset Values directly to limited partners.
Background | Yulish & Associates, founded in 1993, is a fund administration company servicing the alternative investment industry, with a focus on hedge funds and funds of hedge funds. Yulish provides fund accounting, year-end audit assistance, financial statement preparation, investor servicing, performance statistics reporting, and independent representation.
Contact | 411 Los Santos Dr, Bodega Bay, CA 94923, USA
PRIME BROKER & CUSTODIAN | Safekeeping and segregation of fund
Key role | Regulated third party that holds fund assets and settles trades. Pershing is the global leader in custodial services for both independent and institutional funds.
Background | In 2003, Pershing was acquired by The Bank of New York, the longest-lasting financial institution in the United States. Its public ownership and global Systemically Important Bank (G-SIB) status ensures your assets are backed by rigorous testing and independent third-party regulations and protections.
Contact | One Pershing Plaza, Jersey City, NJ 07399, USA
SPICER JEFFRIES LLP
AUDIT & TAX
Key role | Annual fund audit and tax preparation.
Background | Spicer Jeffries has been providing audit, accounting, tax, and consulting services to the securities and commodities industry since 1980. Spicer Jeffries LLP is approved by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to conduct audits of SEC registrants and securities broker-dealers. Spicer Jeffries LLP is a member of MSI Global Alliance, an association of over 250 independent professional firms located in 90 countries throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Australasia, Africa and the Middle East.
Contact | 5251 S. Quebec St., Suite 200, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, USA
CITY NATIONAL BANK
BANKING & CASH CONTROLS | Serves as an additional and independent layer of authorization for the fund’s cash payments
Key role | Treasury management and banking
Background | City National Bank offers a full complement of banking, trust and investment services through 73 offices, including 16 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville and Atlanta. Its 4,000 colleagues deliver highly personal service and complete financial solutions to entrepreneurs, professionals, their businesses and their families. As of October 2017, the bank had $50 billion in assets.
Contact | 100 Montgomery Street, Suite 100 San Francisco, CA 94104
Key role | Offering documents, fund structuring non-US securities law
Background | Harneys is a leading international offshore law firm. Harney’s provide advice on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus and Anguilla law to an international client base which includes the world’s top law firms, financial institutions, investment funds and private individuals.
Contact | Craigmuir Chambers PO Box 71 Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands VG1110
RAGGHIANTI | FREITAS
Key role | Offering documents, fund structuring US securities law
Background | For the last decade, Jack Martel has focused on representing investment advisers, fund managers and others in the investment management industry. He counsels fund sponsors, advisers and managers on all manner of legal, regulatory and compliance issues in connection with the formation and operation of private investment vehicles and related business issues.
Contact | 1101 Fifth Ave #100, San Rafael, CA 94901,USA