Fund Administration

To successfully raise and retain capital today, Private Equity Fund Managers need to reduce executional risk, improve compliance capabilities, and provide superior value to fund investors. That is exactly what our comprehensive, institutional-quality Fund Administration platform is designed to deliver.

Do You Own Data Security? Or Does It Own You?

NES Financial EVP and General Manager Dan Yoder discusses the multiple threats PE funds face today — and why picking the right partner is a key business priority. Let’s start with the 30,000-feet viewpoint. What are the security issues that are — or should be — keeping general partners up at night? Broadly speaking, you can break down the [...]

The Value of Engagement Management in PE Fund Admin [Video]

Today, we’re excited to bring you the first installment of a new video series we’re calling the “Executive Briefing.” In this short video, Will Lopez, Vice President of Engagement Management, talks about his reasons for joining NES Financial, the role that engagement management plays in private equity fund administration excellence, and how technological efficiencies make [...]

The Challenges and Rewards of International Fundraising for US Funds

Private equity funds have a business imperative to ensure the greatest possible access of capital and the highest level of operating efficiency — at the lowest risk to the fund and its partners. That’s why, in a highly competitive, rapidly changing global equity marketplace, many US fund managers are finding international fundraising a strategic necessity. Meanwhile, [...]

How NES Financial Helps Private Equity Funds Become More Successful

A conversation with NES Financial Senior VP of Sales Christian Lyndes For any financial service-oriented firm, sales are inextricably linked to the customer experience. For this reason, sales professionals are highly attuned to market, tech and compliance trends, as well as to the evolving needs of fund managers and general partners. They are well positioned [...]

How NES Financial Is Positioned for the Future of Private Equity Fund Administration

Fund managers are facing multiple pressures, including raising and retaining capital, finding appropriate investment opportunities, and generating returns that exceed investor expectations. Their survival depends on an ability to adapt to the swift currents roiling the industry — including investor demands for greater transparency and ever-growing reporting complexity — without disrupting their primary objective of [...]

Can Your Fund Administrator Measure Quality? We Can

Remember the London Whale scandal of 2012? Most people do. But very few realize that the colossal $6+ billion loss was partially the result of a couple of faulty spreadsheet calculations. It doesn’t take a catastrophic, front-page event to understand that there is an opportunity cost to quality lapses. Errors and irregularities happen all the [...]

2017-11-14T18:58:29+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, Fund Administration|Tags: , , |

NES Financial Completes SOC 1 Type 2

NES Financial successfully completed its annual compliance examination. As part of NES Financial’s commitment to minimize risk and maximize success for its clients, every year for the past 12 years, the company has voluntarily undergone rigorous third-party compliance examinations of its technologies, procedures, and control objectives. Formerly known as SAS 70 and SSAE 16, the SOC [...]

5 Qualities Every Private Equity Emerging Fund Manager Should Look For In A Fund Administrator

In an industry based on trust and compliance, your immediate focus must be on creating a solid platform from which you can raise more capital — so you can keep doing what you do best. Will Lopez, NES Financial’s Vice President and Engagement Manager, explains why the smart money is on outsourcing your back- and [...]

Bill Salus: Why Having a Sophisticated Private Equity Fund Administration Solution Is More Critical Than Ever

NES Financial Private Equity Advisory Board member Bill Salus discusses how shifting dynamics in the PE market are driving managers to seek a more rigorous — and strategic — fund administration model. Since the Madoff and 2008 financial crises, there’s been a strong push toward transparency across alternative asset classes. This push has come from [...]

2017-10-05T19:47:33+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: BLOG, Fund Administration, Industry Insights|

International Fundraising: Is the Reward Worth the Risk?

In a word: Yes. But only when you have a fund administrator by your side that’s well placed to help you tame the risk, and calm the complexity. With competition for limited partners and assets intensifying, the appeal of overseas capital is obvious. And there’s a mutual attraction between that capital and safe investments in [...]

2017-09-22T01:23:40+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Fund Administration, Industry Insights|