Private Equity Funds

Just as the past several years have brought about a great deal of change to the Private Equity market, the immediate future of the industry continues to change as well.  With the newly enacted regulatory compliance requirements and the many other economic challenges that lie ahead, firms will no doubt require expanded, high-quality, low cost services to incorporate into their business models.

Spicer Jeffries LLP offers a tailored approach in regards to our private equity funds, addressing both industry and regulatory issues.  Our knowledge spans across many disciplines and industries to allow us to provide superior services to your private equity funds.  Our clients range from venture capital to mezzanine funds, early to late stage markets including private real estate investment funds.   

 Audit Services

Spicer Jeffries employs an audit approach that leverages our experience while providing our engagement teams with access to real time information and the necessary resources.  Our extensive experience includes the following:

  • Audit in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Client Service Team consisting of Partner, Manager, Audit Supervisor, Tax Supervisor, and Staff Accountant
  • Auditing of net asset value and individual partners' capital accounts
  • Examination of financial statements and preparation of  K-1's
  • Reviews for regulatory compliance
  • Calculation of rates of return and preparation of performance records  

Tax Structuring and Services

  • Tax analysis and reporting
  • Tax planning and consulting
  • Federal, state, and local tax preparation
  • Preparation of Passive Foreign Investment Company annual information statements and related shareholder allocations

Emerging Fund Services

We work with our clients and their attorneys to determine the most tax advantageous structures for private equity funds and its managers.  Spicer will provide assistance regarding the language included in the private offering memorandum and also advise the client on partnership allocations and expense reimbursements.  Spicer Jeffries can also connect you with an attorney who specializes in private equity funds. If outsourced administration is needed, Spicer can refer you to firms which use integrated, state-of-the-art software that includes monthly accounting packages, customized financial statements, and performance tables, all with a quick turnaround.  Should an offshore structured fund suit your business needs, Spicer Jeffries LLP is approved to conduct audits in the Cayman Islands through our Cayman firm, Spicer Jeffries (Cayman).  We are also an approved auditor for the Bahamas and British Virgin Islands.

 

If you would you like to speak with someone at Spicer Jeffries regarding our Private Equity Fund services, please contact us directly at (303) 753-1959 or by email:

Bob Yurglich
(303) 515-5300
ryurglich@spicerjeffries.com
 
Sean Tafaro
(303) 515-5302