HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.— October 10, 2018— The Gemini Companies (Gemini) announced today that it was awarded Best Accounting and Audit Services at Fund Intelligence’s US Mutual Fund Services and Technology Awards 2018 event, which was held in New York City on Thursday, October 4th. Gemini was also nominated in six categories – the most accumulated by any Fund Administrator in the industry this year – including Best Fund Administrator Overall, Best Fund Administrator under $100B, Best Accounting and Audit Services (winner), Best Fund Admin for Technology Reporting, Best Transfer Agent and Shareholder Services, and Best Fund Distributor.
Fund Intelligence notes that the Best Accounting and Audit Services award honors service providers that have made advances in providing superior accounting and audit services to mutual fund clients, showcasing innovative technology, demonstrating business growth, and improving effectiveness of both their business and their clients’. Key criteria for winning in this category includes:
- Positive customer feedback (submitted via testimonials)
- Success onboarding new clients
- Demonstrated product innovation
- A clear strategic roadmap (i.e., future development potential and plans)
“Fund accounting is the backbone of our comprehensive suite of services, so we are delighted to be designated for our quality,” said Kevin Wolf, Gemini President (Solutions for Registered Funds). “Superior accounting is fundamental for daily mutual fund operations. That our clients benefit from our quality, as they trust us to help them scale/grow their operations over time is very rewarding.”
James Ash, Gemini Senior Vice President (Solutions for Registered Funds), added, “At Gemini, we strive to be the ‘anti-big-box’ fund admin whose agility allows for robust client-driven innovation. This award substantiates our commitment to delivery of what funds need. As a trusted partner to our sophisticated clients, it is gratifying to know that they appreciate our fund accounting operations, as they focus on delivering alpha to their investors.”
Since 1983, Gemini has been providing our partners an ever-expanding suite of services for their investment products, such as modern investor servicing tools, portfolio administration and accounting, comprehensive compliance programs, and guidance on regulations, auditing, and distribution. Gemini’s consultative approach and culture of service helps managers and investors navigate and flourish in today’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic investment landscape.
Gemini provides a single, integrated solution that supports the launching and servicing of mutual funds, hedge funds, ETFs, private equity funds, variable annuity trusts, and state-sponsored 529 plans. We also offer customized structures designed to support the unique needs of pensions, endowments, and foundations.
Gemini is a subsidiary of NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC, which has over 990 employees and over $787B in assets under management and administration as of August 31, 2018. For more information, please visit www.thegeminicompanies.com.