How We Engage
Contracted by alternative and other fund administration firms to provide transaction support, market insights, and deal guidance for administrators looking to buy or sell in the fund services market.
PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS
Retained by private equity firms looking to invest in fund administration and fund servicing companies, to formulate acquisition and growth strategies and to provide market and trend analysis.
Engaged by FinTech and RegTech firms in the investment servicing space as “river guide”, helping navigate growth initiatives and target markets, and serving in Advisory Board capacities.
Named as Advisory Board member to fund administrators expanding into broader, private equity markets, and by global fund administrators to develop targeted acquisition profiles.
Contracted by institutional investors and private equity funds to assist in the development of value creation plans, targeting transfer agency and fund accounting business.
GLOBAL TRANSFER AGENCY TECHNOLOGY
Engaged to lead and facilitate system solutions evaluations, implementations, and strategic reviews by fund administrators and third-party providers.
GLOBAL TRANSFER AGENCY OPERATIONS
Retained to advise executive steering committees, program managers, and global fund administrators on organizational best practices, risk mitigation, and relationship management.
Engaged to support M&A transaction activity and due diligence processes, vendor lift-outs and conversions and integrations to support growth, cost reductions, and compliance management.
Paddock Consultancy Served as Financial Advisors to Mainspring in Sale to Apex Group/in News
Apex Group press release: Apex Group Ltd. (“Apex Group” or the “Group”), a global financial services provider, announces today the acquisition of Mainspring, a UK-based provider of venture capital fund administration and accounting services. Mainspring provides outsourced administration and accounting services to small and medium-sized venture fund managers in the UK. Mainspring also operates an […]
Bill Salus Talks Fund Services M&A with Alternatives Watch/in News
Bill Salus recently sat down with Susan Barretto, editor of Alternatives Watch, to discuss the temperature of M&A activity in the fund administration space. As a firm specializing in the asset servicing space, Paddock Consultancy sees firsthand the growth and product development challenges fund administrators face. These challenges are leading to increased M&A activity in […]
A New and Developing Model of Outsourced Fund Administration Services is Gaining Traction/in News
Bill Salus, CEO and Founder of Paddock Consultancy, James Wheatley, president for the Americas at Mainstream Fund Services, Spencer Hoffman, partner at Lovell Minnick Partners, Treabhor MacEochaidh, head of debt services at MUFG Investor Services, and Ryan Burns, head of global fund services for the Americas at Northern Trust speak with Tom Stabile from FundFire about their thoughts on […]