We are proud to include among our Service Partners the following industry-leading firms:
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of asset servicing, fund administration, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and 20 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2015, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$6.1 trillion and assets under administration of US$4.5 trillion. For 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. For more information on Northern Trust please visit www.northerntrust.com.
Ascendant Compliance Management is a full service compliance consulting company. Ascendant offers innovative compliance and technology solutions that are effective, customized, and aligned with regulatory expectations. Serving Investment Advisers, Broker-Dealers and Private Fund Managers in the US and abroad, we partner with you to make compliance a source of strength. For additional information visit www.ascendantcompliance.com.
K&L Gates LLP comprises more than 2,000 lawyers who practice in fully integrated offices located on five continents. K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, investment firms, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. K&L Gates maintains one of the most prominent financial services practices in the United States – with more than 150 lawyers practicing from Asia, Europe and the United States, representing diversified financial services institutions and their affiliated service providers. For additional information on K&L Gates please visit www.klgates.com.
Foreside delivers a range of distribution and compliance services to clients in the investment management industry. Foreside services open- and closed-end funds, exchange traded products, commodity pools, private placements, investment advisers and registered broker-dealers. For additional information on Foreside please visit www.foreside.com.
For almost 30 years, Strategic Insight has been at the forefront of thorough, unbiased global fund industry research and business intelligence. Strategic Insight sets the standard for trusted business intelligence and global fund analysis. We offer the most comprehensive, accurate global fund information available to help our clients direct their efforts wisely and grow their businesses. Our mission is to strengthen the industry and help our clients succeed in the global marketplace by providing them with the research, data and analytical support they need to identify product and distribution opportunities and make smart business decisions. Strategic Insight and associated brands include: Strategic Insight, Simfund, Plan For Life, Investor Economics, Corporate Insights, LiquidMetix, Financial Webworks. For additional information on Strategic Insight please go to www.sionline.com.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. BLG’s Investment Management Group established over 50 years ago, offers experience ranging from fund structuring, public fund launches, ETFs, closed end funds, private and hedge fund offerings, derivative transactions, bringing international entrants to Canada, registrant regulation, M&A transactions, designing and assessing governance structures and compliance procedures, strengthening compliance capability and regulatory policy and developments. For more information on BLG please visit www.blg.com
An independent research service that provides perspective to support your understanding of Plan Sponsors through a combination of data analysis and interaction with key professionals who drive investment decisions worldwide. For more information on InterSec Research please visit www.invmetrics.com.