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Fund Transparency Advisory

BRG provides a range of tailored services to support funds and their managers’ reports to investors.

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Overview

Transparency is a major theme in today’s alternative investments industry. BRG’s Fund Transparency Advisory group works with managers and investors to develop specific solutions to manage the needs of regulators, investors, and auditors. We offer a comprehensive look at investor reporting from contractual, financial, and technology perspectives.

Fund Transparency Advisory centers on developing a best-in-class reporting function, focused on the following areas:

  • LP reporting requirements
  • Performance reporting
  • Risk reporting
  • Portfolio analytics
  • Valuation
  • Data integrity
  • Technology infrastructure
  • Roles and responsibilities

Benefits to the General Partner

  • Achieving best practices in investor reporting enhances reputation
  • Evaluation of operational and technological infrastructure provides increased efficiencies to reporting and portfolio data management processes
  • Integration of reporting and strategic analysis establishes improved portfolio and risk analytics
  • Proper implementation of transparency procedures ensures clarity and consistency in portfolio- and asset-level performance attributes
  • Provision of checks and balances approaches satisfies fair value regulatory standards for illiquid investments

Benefits to Investors

  • Transparency allows for the provision of timely, relevant, and accurate portfolio- and asset-level analytics
  • Increased visibility improves identification, anticipation, and mitigation of risk
  • Customized reporting streamlines analytics for LPs
  • Consistent reporting enhances confidence in manager’s underlying data and integrity of reporting processes

Service Offerings

Diagnostic Health Check

  • Review the funds’ current reporting processes, scoring to “best practices” benchmarks
  • Identify gaps in reporting process
  • Provide actionable recommendations

Best Practice Solutions and Implementation

  • Develop reporting policies and procedures
  • Oversee integration of transparency “best practices,” including portfolio reporting platform
  • Integrate valuation, investor reporting, and management reporting functions

Execution

  • Provide monthly monitoring
  • Deliver quarterly valuation and fund performance reporting
  • Develop and manage customized investor reports