HMFWeek Magazine Recognizes Decosimo As Leading Hedge Fund Auditing Firm

Monday, March 24, 2014

Decosimo, a Top 100 regional public accounting and advisory firm, announced that the publication HMFWeek Magazine recognized Decosimo as one of the leading hedge fund auditing firms in the nation. In its most recent ranking of service providers, HMFWeek Magazine placed Decosimo 13th as ranked by number of SEC-registered hedge funds audited and 12th by the funds' regulatory assets under management. 

“Our firm is honored to have earned positions in the top 15 of HFMWeek’s rankings,” said Nick Decosimo, firm-wide Managing Partner. “We are proud to have built an investment services practice which provides services to hundreds of funds with industry-specific assurance, tax and advisory services. Currently, we serve as the auditors for 45 SEC-registered hedge funds with $5.6 billion in regulatory assets under management.” 

“We value the trust placed in our firm by the hedge fund community,” said Karl Jordan, a Decosimo Principal and Investment Entities Practice Leader.  “We have worked diligently to develop an investment services team which has the depth of expertise to provide our clients with insights that can contribute to their further success.” 

In its 12th year, HFMWeek Magazine is a leading publication covering the global hedge fund industry. HMFWeek offers news and  analysis covering all aspects of operating a successful hedge fund, including searches, prime brokerage, fund administration, risk management, front-to-back-end technology and legal and regulatory issues.

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