Fund of hedge funds solutions
Market dynamics are shifting in the fund of hedge funds (FoHF) sector. Regulators are imposing more stringent compliance obligations. Institutional investors are becoming increasingly influential. Traditional fee structures are under pressure. In this changing world MUFG Investor Services offers FoHF managers security and comprehensive support.
There is heightened competition in the FoHF sector. Managers are looking for new ways to deliver value to investors and better align their interests. They are designing customized products and fee structures to attract institutional capital. As managers look for ways to protect profitability, operational efficiency has assumed greater importance with the move from provider to partner.
At MUFG Investor Services, we provide solutions to some of the most powerful and sophisticated FoHF managers in the world. Our flexible, comprehensive and global services leverage the strength and diverse capabilities of the wider MUFG network. We provide exceptional service tailored to specific client needs.
Our teams have in-depth knowledge, experience and expertise of servicing numerous fund of funds types, including:
- Single investor funds
- Commingled funds of funds
- Multi-currency funds
- Master-feeder structures
- Managed accounts
- Private investment vehicles for family offices
- Domestic and offshore vehicles
- Fund of private equity funds
Our industry-leading solutions – for fund of hedge funds – range from fund administration, custody, middle-office outsourcing, depositary and trustee services to securities lending, financing, FX and banking services.
Overview of Services
We offer fund structuring assistance, coordination with legal counsel, brokers, custodians, auditors and directors and seamless on boarding or transfer-in of funds. Through our MUFG network we have access to multi-jurisdictional legal and compliance support and have subject matter experts for emerging regulatory matters.
We can calculate your NAV (on a daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly basis) and management and performance fees, prepare annual audited reports, and assist with compiling your regulatory information for FATCA and AIFMD. Through our proprietary fund of funds platform you can opt to receive daily pricing feeds of your portfolio and other customized reports directly to your system.
MUFG is able to offer full banking services in conjunction with foreign exchange and subscription and redemption payments.
As a part of our investor services offering we will maintain your fund’s investor register, process AML/KYC checks as well as subscriptions, redemptions, transfers and switches processing. We also offer our clients investor communication and transparency reporting.
FX & banking services
We provide FX services covering a variety of transactions and currencies and focused banking services with single web portal and extensive reporting capabilities.
Our proprietary trade capture system (TRACS) allows automated trading feeds directly from your system to ours. Other custody capabilities include independent verification and daily pricing of sub-fund positions, execution of sub-fund trading (including completion of trading docs) and impairment reporting of sub-fund positions.