Fund Valuation Handbook | 5th Edition | 2018


Welcome to the 2018 edition of the Fund Valuation Handbook. Our objective in creating this directory of firms providing services to the asset management industry is to present, in one easily accessible location, as complete and representative a list of providers in this space as possible.

As befits our field of expertize, the Handbook focuses primarily on the area of valuation and compliance with regulations, standards and best practice in this area.

The PDF of the Handbook can be downloaded using the button below.

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Links to the firms participating in the Handbook are in the section below.


A fund’s administrator invariably provides fund accounting services, calculates its NAV and typically acts as a valuation service provider. In this respect they fulfil a central role in the valuation process. This section contains companies offering fund administration and custody services to investment funds


Atlas Fund Services

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BNY Mellon

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Circle Partners

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Fundadministration

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Grassi & Co

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HedgeServ

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MUFG Investor Services

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NAV Consulting

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Northern Trust

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SGGG Fexserv

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SS&C GlobeOp

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State Street

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The majority of funds are subject to either IFRS or US GAAP accounting standards and are audited annually under these regimes. Audit firms increasingly offer additional consulting services relating to valuation and compliance. This section containg companies providing audit, accounting and financial reporting services to the fund industry



Citrin Cooperman

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Deloitte

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Elliott Davis Decosimo

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Grant Thornton

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Mazars USA

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Mercer Capital

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PKF O'Connor Davies

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Warren Averett

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Withum

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There are a plethora of specialist firms (including ourselves) who offer services to funds and fund managers to help them to comply with their obligations. The most common of these are compliance consultants and those which perform operational due diligence (ODD). This section contains firms who provide consulting and advisory services to the fund industry


ACA Compliance

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Alvarez & Marsal

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Chatham Financial

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Complyport

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Cordium / Mirabella

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FM Consult

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Houlihan Lokey

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Mercer

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Sturgeon Ventures

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Wilshire

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Voltaire Advisors provides investment funds - both public and private - and their advisers and service providers with specialist and independent advice on valuation to support compliance efforts and address operational and regulatory risk.

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Lawyers perform a crucial role in the investment fund world, advising on fund structuring and compliance and also dealing with any investigation or litigation issues. This section contains firms who provide legal and regulatory advice to the fund industry


Akin Gump

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Alston & Bird

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Davis Polk

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Dechert

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Dillon Eustace

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Fried Frank

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Friedman Kaplan

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K&L Gates

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Kirkland & Ellis

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Morgan Lewis

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Paul Weiss

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Purrington Moody

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Ropes & Gray

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Sadis & Goldberg

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Schulte Roth

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Seward & Kissel

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Shartsis Friese

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Shearman & Sterling

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Commercial vendors also play a crucial role in fund asset pricing. In addition to pricing and market data vendors, from where values may be directly sources, there are also model and analytic providers who supply pricing libraries used in-house. This section contains firms who provide software and data services to the fund industy


Augeos

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AdvantageData

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Best Credit Data

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Bloomberg

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BondView

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CBonds

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DelphX

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DeriveXperts

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Duff & Phelps

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Factset

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Finalyse

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FinCad

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GoldenSource

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ICE Data Services

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IHS Markit

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Investortools

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Kalotay Analytics

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MarketAxess

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MuniAxis

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Nasdaq

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Nordic Bond Pricing

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Numerix

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Orchestrade

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Prytania Solutions

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Quantifi

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Quaternion

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S&P Global

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Scanrate

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Thomson Reuters

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TMC Bonds

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Tradeweb

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Tradition

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Value & Risk

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