As a full service investment Fund Administration firm, Focus will be a trusted partner throughout the life cycle of a Fund. Focus is the Hedge Fund Administrator you can rely on for accurate and timely performance; from providing useful insight and advice on the set-up to the ongoing operational activities of Accounting, Valuations, Registered Office, Registrar and Director Services, to winding up the Fund.

Involving your Administrator early on in the set-up process of an investment Fund is key to the ongoing efficiency of Fund operations. Focus Administration Limited dedicates the appropriate experts to assist with the product development, structuring the launch phase or transfer of the Administration operations of the Hedge Fund by:

  • Liaising and coordinating with Legal Counsel, Brokers, Custodians, Auditors, Regulatory Bodies and Directors;
  • Providing initial and ongoing consultation, reviewing Fund requirements;
  • Reviewing offering documents, custody agreements, Administration agreements and any other required documentation;
  • Opening bank and broker accounts;
  • Establishing efficiency procedures
  • Maintaining accounting records: record-keeping of all transactions and trades in a multi-currency environment in accordance with Cayman's regulatory requirements;
  • Reconciling all cash and broker accounts, as well as transactions, keeping the client fully apprised;
  • Calculation of investment management and performance fees, other fees and accruals;
  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) calculations, as required;
  • Timely preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements including detailed supporting schedules in accordance with International Accounting Standards;
  • Co-ordination of the investment Funds™ audit process and liaison with auditors;
  • Preparation of regulatory reports and filings and ongoing liaison with regulator
  • Maintain Share Register and Shareholder details;
  • Process subscriptions, redemptions and transfers, as well as distribute confirmations of all to Shareholders;
  • Disseminate Shareholder valuation statements and communicate with Shareholders, as needed;
  • Verify Shareholder details and ensure compliance with Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations; perform adequate due diligence procedures
  • Maintaining minute books and statutory records;
  • Submitting statutory filings with the Cayman Islands Registrar of Companies and CIMA;
  • Arranging and conducting Shareholders and Directors meetings, providing company secretaries and preparing all necessary filings

Unparalleled industry savvy coupled with proficiency of corporate governance issues allows Focus Administration Limited to provide select clients with competent and engaged individual Independent Directors.