Administrative specific

Our Mission , Business Philosophy and Value Proposition:

Our mission is to provide clients with a fully integrated, customized solution for administering domestic and offshore alternative pooled products. Our primary focus is servicing hedge funds, fund of funds and other alternative vehicles structured as partnerships for U.S. and offshore tax reporting purposes. Our pledge is to deliver an excellent product of exceptional quality, with superior service while delivering a significant discount to market pricing for comparable services.

Dedication

We have a dedicated staff of investment accounting and technology professionals fully committed to our fund administration and back and middle office outsourcing services. This commitment to service allows the clients to leverage the strength of FFA where we optimize our client's investment processes through integration of front-end trading and modeling to back-office processing, compliance, clearing and accounting.

 

Fund Administration:
Types of Funds Currently Supported:
•     Domestic - Hedge Funds
•     Off-Shore - Hedge Funds
•     Single and Multi Manager Master-Feeder Funds
•     Fund of Funds
•     Private Equity/Venture Capital Funds
•     Other Limited Partnerships
•     Combined Separate Funds and Fund of Funds
•     Family Partnerships

 

Types of Strategies Currently Supported
•     Equity Hedge (Long/Short)
•     Macro Funds
•     Event Driven
•     Arbitrage (Fixed Income, Convertible, Merger)
•     Sector Funds
•     Distressed Securities
•     Credit Structuring
 
Back Office Services
•     Complete fund accounting (partnerships and shared based)
•     Fund books and records
•     Partnership and Tax accounting and Reporting
•     Investor Tracking and Reporting (Individual and/or Omnibus)
•     Performance reporting
•     Fund Expense tracking
•     Audit Assistance
 
Middle Office Services
•     Electronic Trade Processing from Front Office
•     Prime Broker/Custodian Notification
•      Daily Portfolio Valuations and P&L
•     Prime Broker/Custodian Reconciliation   

 
Specialized Accounting Services
•     Reconciliation (all types)
•     Report writing and production
•     Complex Fixed Income
•     Equities and derivatives
•     Swaps
•     Repos and Reverse Repos
•     Bank Debt
•     System Data entry
•     System Data Correction
 
Training – Beacon Technology Group
BTG provides customized business, graphics, database and accounting solution software training. Our professional training staff provides training either onsite or offsite and utilizes teaching methodologies that are effective and efficient.
 
Software implementation and training: Partial list of products we have experience with:
•     SS&C AdvisorWare, Hedgeware and Antares  
•     Advent AXYS, MOXY, GENEVA
•     Sunguard – VPM, Investran, Investier
•     Archways - Fund Manager
 
Software Package Selection
•     CRM products
•     Trading systems
•     Mid-office systems
•     Back office accounting systems
•     Pricing services
•     Partnership Accounting and Tax
•     Reporting products – report writers and distribution engines
•     Reconciliation products
 
Other Services
 •    Staffing Solutions
-          Contingency Permanent Staffing
-          Retained Search
-          Contract/Temporary Staffing
 •     Business Consulting:
-          Client Segmentation & Profitability Enhancement