Tue Jun 1, 2004

A professional you can count upon

Choosing the right accountant is invaluable, says Carlyon Knight-Evans, partner, Hedge Fund Services, Ernst & Young

For managers who have decided to set up a hedge fund in the region, there are a number of different ways to enter the market and an increasing number of service providers lining up to help. The accountant is one such key provider who can offer invaluable assistance, both at the outset, by guiding the hedge fund manager through the formative stages, and on an ongoing basis, as the hedge fund manager's business develops.

Getting startedChoosing the right accountant will ensure that you are provided with valuable input, not only when your fund structure is being designed, but also when consideration is being given to any related fund management companies that are to be established. Failure to do so can result in adverse tax or regulatory consequences. Being well versed in the applicable tax...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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