NEW YORK, NY (March 24, 2011)– Decosimo Certified Public Accountants (Decosimo), a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm with a significant financial services niche focus, lends leadership for due diligence education for institutional investors and asset managers. Decosimo is providing support as silver sponsor and Principal Karl J. Jordan, CPA will co-chair the “Due Diligence for Institutional Investors” conference hosted by Financial Research Associates on March 28-29 at New York City’s Princeton Club.
“Decosimo is committed the success of the alternative investment industry and seeks to support valuable continuing education and networking opportunities for investment advisors and Fund managers,” said Karl J. Jordan, CPA, international and domestic principal and the alternative investment partnership practice leader with Decosimo.
Through its highly focused conferences and seminars, Financial Research Associates (FRA) provides access to timely, cutting-edge information for the nation’s top executives. Decosimo consistently sponsors FRA’s educational conferences and is slated to provide support and presenters at upcoming conferences on topics including valuation for hard-to-value portfolios and hedge fund accounting.
Perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, Decosimo is a recognized trusted advisor in the financial services area for their domestic and international clients. With offices strategically located in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio and the Cayman Islands, Decosimo provides audit, tax and advisory services to clients throughout the world. As an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited, Decosimo has access to resources and professionals in 638 office locations across 97 countries. Together with Moore Stephens, Decosimo offers a global reach while maintaining a local perspective. The Decosimo Financial Services Group furnishes services to financial institutions, alternative investment funds, offshore entities, fund of funds, real estate funds, investment advisors, dealer-brokers and alternative loan and private investment groups. The Firm serves a client base that includes a variety of Funds that range from start-ups to Funds managing billions of dollars in assets.
Beyond tax and assurance solutions, Decosimo’s Financial Services team provides advisory services for independent due diligence and transaction services; accounting assistance with fund launches; counsel related to fund structure, fee agreements and complex tax allocation issues; advice on matters of board governance and ethics; and attestation services under the SEC Custody Rule provisions for Registered Investment Advisors. Decosimo’s full service Grand Cayman office, Moore Stephens Decosimo Cayman Limited, helps its domestic and international clients leverage the benefits of a jurisdiction without direct taxation.