Hedge Fund Audit Services
Are you in compliance?
Audit standards are constantly changing. Our dedicated financial services team is up-to-date on all of the latest accounting, auditing and regulatory changes affecting hedge funds, highlighted by one of the Firm's audit partners currently holding a position on the AICPA's Investment Company Expert Panel. We have decades of experience auditing funds and providing technical expertise and accounting services to the investment community. Our clients include hedge funds, broker-dealers, private equity firms, introducing brokers, FCMs and investment advisors.
We audit stand-alone funds, master-feeder funds and fund-of-funds and provide start-up fund solutions. We work with hedge funds utilizing a variety of complex investment strategies, including commodity pools, venture capital funds, real estate investment trusts and private equity funds.
Kaufman, Rossin & Co.'s audit services help hedge funds comply with regulations and solve complex issues efficiently and cost effectively.
We provide the following services for hedge funds in accordance with audit or attestation standards:
- Annual audit of financial statements (domestic, BVI, Cayman, Bahamas and Curacao)
- Performance examinations including Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) compliant reporting
- Agreed-upon procedure engagements to fulfill specific needs of clients, including serving as independent representative for private investment funds in connection with the SEC's Custody Rule
- Surprise examinations in connection with the SEC's Custody Rule
Our fund administrator affiliate, Kaufman Rossin Fund Services, established in 1994, provides us with even more insight into the investment community. KRFS is an independent, full-service provider of specialized administration services to the global financial community.