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Summer 2019 Newsletter

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Is a Hosted Solution Right For You?

The market is awash with cloud and managed hosting service providers, from industry heavyweights like Amazon Web Services and Rackspace to smaller, highly reputable vendors such as Digital Edge. And it’s growing rapidly. According to Future Market Insights, the global hosting infrastructure market is expected to reach $11 billion this year, an increase of $8 billion since 2018.

The broad range of providers and the array of services offered is good news for family offices and asset management firms whose unique needs don’t often work with a one-size-fits-all approach. Finding the right solution can improve efficiency, lower costs, reduce risk and enable your firm to compete more effectively. But with so many providers and the various deployment options, where do you begin?

Introducing Our Newest Clients

It’s been a busy quarter for FundCount. We’re pleased to announce the addition of five new clients:

John R. Waters & Company is a Chicago-based accounting firm specializing in wealth management, trusts and other services for high net worth families and privately held businesses. They will use FundCount for partnership accounting, a new business line for the firm. In addition, Waters will leverage PCR, a FundCount partner, to integrate broker statements with FundCount software.

Florida-based accounting firm Edward A. Zuraw selected FundCount for its powerful automation tools that streamline time-consuming processes and increase efficiency. FundCount will support the firm’s new fund administration business, which was recently added to its portfolio of services.

FundCount will provide the fund administration backbone for Cayman Island-based Chartered Financial Partners Ltd., a fund administrator that delivers accounting and reporting services to high net worth investors in Europe. The firm selected FundCount for its flexibility to handle fund accounting and to support family office clients as Chartered Financial grows.

Greenwich Global Fund Services (GGFS), a fund administration firm based in Connecticut, provides comprehensive accounting and reporting services to U.S. and offshore start-up hedge funds. Initially, GGFS will leverage FundCount to support the Blaine Fund, which invests in the public equity and debt securities of funds that trade at steep discounts.

Tennor Holding B.V., the family office and global investment company of Lars Windhorst, invests in public and private companies along with its co-investors and bond holders. Tennor selected FundCount for the efficiency and the institutional-level accounting discipline and transparency that are the hallmarks of FundCount software.

In addition to these five newly signed deals, we are pleased to announce that Mauritius-based Sanlam International Trustees, Ltd. has gone live with FundCount, implementing the system themselves in a single morning. Read the press release for more details.

Client Quote of the Quarter

FundCount is easy to use. Friendly, helpful and very responsive support team.

Rainier Crouse, Senior Manager, Paget-Brown Trust

Awards and Accolades

Hedgeweek USA
Help us win Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Systems Firm! Click here to go to the awards survey and vote for FundCount in category #34. Add Mike Slemmer as the contact (Tel: 617-586-3365) and that’s all there is to it!

FundCount is pleased to announce that it has won the following two awards:

Welcome Aboard

We are pleased to welcome a technical writer, office manager and new developer to the ever-growing FundCount team.

About FundCount

Founded in 1999, FundCount provides integrated accounting and investment analysis software that improves operational efficiency and delivers immediate, actionable intelligence to clients around the globe. Today, over 125 hedge funds, single and multi-family offices, fund administrators and private equity firms worldwide with assets totaling more than US $150 billion rely on FundCount for accurate, timely information and flexible reporting. FundCount supports its growing client base from the company’s U.S. headquarters and four additional international locations.

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