There have been a number of concerning news stories about the investment management industry in the last few weeks that brought back to me all of the concerns that went around the hedge fund industry during the Madoff crisis. And the 2008 financial meltdown. And the 2010 insider trading scandal. And the Petters Ponzi scheme.Read More
Due diligence professionals need to fully understand the role of a fund administrator because they need to be able to properly question the processes and activities of that fund administrator when assessing an investment opportunity. The role of a third party fund administrator can vary widely from one fund to another and so it’s definitely not a case of one size fits all or one rule works for every occasion.
Security of the fund’s assets is one of the biggest concerns of any investor and nowhere is this more pressing than in the primarily unregulated and anonymous world of cryptocurrencies. Anyone, anywhere can steal digital assets with untold sums from you if they get access to your digital wallet.Read More