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OUR SERVICES

THE AFS OPERATING MODEL – THE STRENGTH OF A HOLISTIC APPROACH

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ADDITIONAL SERVICES

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    • Cybersecurity consultation
    • Fund structuring
    • Fund launch management
    • Financial statement preparation
    • Audit support
    • Bookkeeping services for the Management Company
    • Consultation services
    • Compliance review
    • Disaster recover plan (DRP) & business continuity plan (BCP) review
    • DDQ & risk assessment
    • Investor relations
    • Assistance with selection and oversight of service providers
    • Internal controls

ABOUT APPLIED FUND SOLUTIONS

Applied Fund Solutions, LLC (AFS) provides CFO, shadow accounting, middle- and back-office solutions to alternative investment funds. AFS has a strong emphasis on providing the best-in-class client experience and the institutionalization of client operating models and infrastructure. This is achieved by utilizing AFS professionals, process and technology in order to align with client requirements. SS&C Advent Geneva® is at the core of the AFS portfolio and accounting platform coupled with independent 3rd party reference data, robust workflow management and reconciliation technologies to deliver a seamless, automated process while reducing operational risk. As trusted advisors, the AFS team takes a holistic approach and acts as an extension of the firm to help you achieve your investment goals.

 

OUR MISSION

TO PROVIDE A CUSTOMIZED AND SCALABLE
INSTITUTIONAL-QUALITY OPERATING MODEL,
COUPLED WITH A PASSION FOR DELIVERING A
BEST-IN-CLASS CLIENT EXPERIENCE

 

OUR VISION

EMBRACING SHARED AMBITIONS TO EMPOWER THE INVESTMENT MANAGER
OF THE FUTURE

ONE SIZE DOESN'T FIT ALL

We tailor a solution around your specific needs to mitigate operational risk and inefficiencies via a scalable platform

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    PROFESSIONALS

    Skilled and accomplished specialists
    implement best practices and
    industry standards.
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    PROCESS

    We implement policies, processes
    and procedures for your fund’s
    efficient day-to-day operation
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    TECHNOLOGY

    SS&C Advent Geneva® global portfolio and accounting management platform and related workflow management.

We Provide Our Service at Competitive Rates and at an
Average Cost Savings of 60% of Developing Internal Resources.

COULD YOU BENEFIT FROM OUTSOURCING?

Are you looking for efficiencies in all the right places?

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    Are you stretched too thin?
  • TOOLS

    Do you have right infrastructure?
  • TALENT

    Do you have the expertise?

We develop, streamline and implement critical operational functions, so that you can focus on your core competencies.

LATEST BLOG

  • 25Mar

    Thomson Reuters: Compliance checklist for operating during a pandemic

    Our very own Dan Nikci contributed to this Thomson Reuters article, a timely piece indeed. As the global COVID-19 pandemic spreads, compliance and risk departments at financial services firms have been on high alert and working overtime as firms switched on business continuity plans, closed offices and sent employees home to work. Establishing and maintaining.. Read More

  • 15Oct

    Top Reasons Why Hedge Funds Should Implement ESG

    1. ESG data availability is increasing and managers are starting to use it alongside traditionally financial metrics as an alpha signal or risk mitigator. 2. Hedge funds are behind the curve relative to other asset classes and are already facing questions from clients and consultants on why they are not incorporating ESG into process and.. Read More

  • 13Aug

    Contribution – Global Custodian – The Chief of Everything

    Daniel Nikci, founder and principal of Applied Fund Solutions – an outsourced CFO and middle- and back-office solutions provider to alternative investment managers – believes COOs must be proactive in understanding the technology on offer in order to take on these responsibilities and move on from Excel. “The options are out there, and the responsible COO has to take the initiative. They have got to move internally from Excel and lower contributing areas, and into more advanced platforms.. Read More

LATEST PODCAST

  • Business Continuity During Crisis with Dan Nikci

    Apr 07,2020

    Managing a business during a crisis is no simple feat. Can proper planning help a business navigate choppy waters? In this episode,  Adam Torres and Dan Nikci, CPA, Founder and Managing Partner at Applied Fund Solutions, LLC, explore what it takes for businesses experiencing crisis to maintain business continuity. Please click here to download TR Regulatory Intelligence article

  • On The Air: Live Radio Interview with Julie DiMauro

    Oct 14,2019

    ON THE AIR: Last week I joined my great friend Julie DiMauro, a Regulatory Intelligence Expert at Thomson Reuters, on the air at Long Island’s WGBB 1240 AM radio station. Here’s the recording… https://lnkd.in/e_VmAvU We had a great time on live radio — proving that a good conversation can fly by when you’re in good

WATCH VIDEOS

Business Continuity During Crisis with Dan Nikci

Webinar: Are Digital Assets Becoming Traditional?

Applied Fund Solutions on working with SS&C Advent 2018

Risky Business – Managing Risk Today for Tomorrow’s Uncertainty – CFA Society of New York

Applied Fund Solutions – 2017 Holiday Card