Hedge fund managers consistently look for ways to differentiate and capitalize on opportunities to attract and satisfy investors. While high returns remain the ultimate goal, hedge funds are also expected to comply with regulatory and industry expectations for robust operations and financial reporting.
Running an investment management business is complex. You often wear many hats. That’s why it’s imperative to have an experienced advisor within reach when audit, tax or operational questions arise from the regulators or your investors. Weaver’s professionals work with over 2,300 funds, including hedge funds, commodity pools and funds of funds, so we have the knowledge and experience to be a resource for your team and help you execute your business plan. Our accessible, comprehensive client support allows you to focus on your primary responsibility—managing your investment strategy.
Weaver’s alternative investment fund practice combines audit, accounting, tax and advisory expertise with in-depth industry knowledge and established relationships throughout the hedge fund community. We are knowledgeable in regulatory requirements and experienced in complex fund operations in the U.S., Cayman Islands and around the globe.
Our hedge fund services include:
- Tax structuring
- Federal and state tax compliance
- State and local tax services
- International tax services
- Personal tax planning for fund managers
- Advisory and strategic consulting
- CIO & IT advisory
- Cybersecurity services
- Dispute advisory
- Due diligence for merger and acquisition transactions
- ESG reporting and assurance
Concise, effective communication is critical to maintaining effective operations, and it is the reason our engagements are so successful. Our alternative investment fund team knows the challenges and requirements that management teams face. Weaver’s partners and senior team members work closely with our clients helping you stay current on regulatory issues and technical updates, as well as the impact these may have on your business and financial reporting. Guidance for navigating the complex challenges affecting your operations allowing you to concentrate on fund management and client relationships is what counts. This is nothing new at Weaver—it’s the way we’ve done business for more than 70 years.