Investment advisor relies on Baker Tilly for complex tax work and the audit of a Cayman-registered investment fund

Our client’s need

A registered investment advisor specializing in real estate related debt for institutional clients has relied on Baker Tilly over the years to meet their tax needs. Our client is growing steadily and has more than $4 billion in assets under management.

Based on the initial high quality work it received, our client gradually expanded the tax planning and compliance work with us to include several investment funds, the management company, related entities, and the general partners.

The client recently turned to us for help in meeting the assurance needs of its management company and one of its Cayman-registered investment funds.

Baker Tilly solution

We expanded our existing team of financial services tax professionals to include audit specialists with deep asset management industry experience from our firm as well as Baker Tilly Cayman to meet our client’s assurance needs.

Today we work closely with our client and its administrator in providing the following services:

  • Management company tax planning and compliance
  • Investment fund tax planning and compliance, including Schedule K-1
  • Related entity tax planning and compliance
  • General partner tax planning and compliance
  • Management company audit

Results achieved

Our investment advisor client continues to be happy with our services and expanding relationship. The benefits they are receiving include: 

  • Consistent service team and on-time delivery
  • Collaborative approach with active discussions
  • Specialized work that addresses the client’s complexity
  • One point of contact to coordinate their US and Cayman Islands audit work

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly asset management specialists can help, contact our team.


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