Asset Management

Asset management firms, and the investment advisors responsible for them, operate in a complex and rapidly changing environment while facing increasing regulation and oversight. Our experienced professionals possess a deep understanding of the industry, its products and operations. This level of expertise allows us to successfully address the many different business issues facing your organization throughout its lifetime.

Our clients span the asset management industry, from hedge funds and managed futures funds, to private equity and venture capital funds, to the investment advisors and investment managers of these fund entities. We provide a broad range of services to organizations that are starting up, emerging or are established domestic and offshore enterprises.

We serve the following:

  • Commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors
  • Hedge funds
  • Private equity funds
  • Registered investment advisors
  • Venture capital funds

Our asset management professionals provide a full range of services, including:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Fund administration (FGMK Fund Dynamics)
  • Fund formation
  • Tax advisory and structuring
  • Tax planning and compliance

In addition to the services provided at the fund level, FGMK provides specific services to Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs). Securities and Exchange Commissions (SEC) regulations require RIAs with custody of client assets to engage an independent public accountant to conduct an annual “surprise examination.” In addition, certain RIAs are required to provide an internal control report. FGMK’s services provided to RIAs include:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Service Organization Control (SOC) reports
  • Surprise examinations (Rule 206(4)-2 compliance)
  • Tax planning and compliance