Hedge Fund Services

Expand your capabilities—and focus on alpha.


With complexity and investor expectations on the rise, BNY Mellon helps alternative asset managers keep their focus on what counts: creating differentiating alpha.


BNY Mellon helps you conquer complexity, offering a comprehensive set of front-, middle- and back-office solutions supported by a team of dedicated experts with broad-ranging experience. By outsourcing your middle- and back-office responsibilities, you’ll turn operations into a strength and free yourself to focus on deploying new products, sharpening your services and managing funds for the best possible performance.


Our team of hedge fund specialists offers you the expertise and high-touch flexibility you need to navigate complicated, time-sensitive issues. Our global footprint gives you access to a broad range of markets and opportunities.


Powerful oversight. Transparent data.

Help increase your operational efficiency and agility with a powerful set of fund administration and accounting tools that offer scalable, global coverage, allowing managers to focus on investment strategy.


BNY Mellon offers an integrated fund accounting and administration service using both proprietary and third-party leading technologies that provide support for all alternative asset classes and complex fund structures. Core services include: portfolio accounting and reconciliation; management and performance fee calculation; and NAV calculation and dissemination. Data is flexibly delivered through our market-leading NEXEN® portal and a range of proprietary APIs.

Supporting straight-through order processing alongside leading fund administration capabilities.

Our proprietary fund-of-fund order processing, custody and administration technology supports our fund-of-hedge-fund clients throughout the life cycle of activities. This includes subscription and redemption processing, with capital call and distribution support, on a proprietary platform that manages both workflow and documentation to provide consolidated status reporting to managers. This is integrated with our core fund accounting and administration offering on market-leading technologies to provide full end-to-end support for the fund-of-fund manager. 


Give investors unparalleled visibility—and a state-of-the-art experience.

BNY Mellon’s Investor Services and Reporting will help you maintain oversight of transactions and cash movement. You’ll get access to NEXEN®, our proprietary portal for investor services and reporting, unlocking a focused set of insights, powerful transactional tools and advanced reporting capabilities that will help set your funds apart.


Streamline operating infrastructure and maximize efficiency.

We provide a range of middle office services to meet the needs of hedge fund managers, including: trade processing, matching and post-trade support (break resolution and settlement/fail-trade management), derivatives processing and life cycle management, position and cash management, collateral management, and information delivery to prime brokers and custodians.


Learn more about BNY Mellon's Middle Office solutions.

Bring clarity to the investing process.

Our custody and depositary services are an integrated solution for hedge fund managers that can help you diversify your counterparty risk, simplify and digitize your workflows, and optimize your assets across the investment life cycle. Key services include: banking and cash-processing solutions, Global Custody Services and AIFMD depositary services via BNY Mellon’s Trust and Depositary Services in EMEA.

Supporting the investment life cycle with BNY Mellon Markets solutions.

As part of our overall servicing package offered through various BNY Mellon affiliates, we support hedge fund managers with meeting their execution, liquidity and foreign exchange needs. Our offerings include a range of FX hedging solutions to help you track the efficiency of your share class hedging, reduce your operational risk and provide execution transparency. With a global presence and local market expertise to support FX execution, our teams will help you navigate the range of solutions to meet your needs. Learn more about BNY Mellon’s capabilities in Foreign Exchange, as well as other execution and product offerings across Capital Markets, Financing and Liquidity.

Infuse your investing decisions with deep insight.

Our performance, attribution and risk services are designed specifically with credit fund managers in mind. We’ll help you keep an eye on your fund activity across the entire investing process, which can help you better understand the impact of your investment decisions and bring your goals into sharper focus. 


Learn more about BNY Mellon's Performance, Risk and Analytics solutions.

Our Scale and Experience

  • $589
    Billion assets under administration/custody — Hedge Funds
  • $196
    Billion assets under administration/custody — Fund of Funds
  • 2,000+
    Resources dedicated to servicing Alternative Managers

Source: Internal BNYM Reporting, September 2020

Our Insights

February 2024

The Retailization of Private Markets in Alternatives

BNY Mellon examines the drivers of the democratization of private markets, how the industry is responding and possible solutions to support democratization. 

February 2021

Irish Investment Limited Partnerships: What Reform Means for Alternative Funds

Ireland’s amended ILP structure enhances its flexibility and brings the Irish ILP offering up to the standard of other leading European jurisdictions.

November 2020

Bouncing Back: How COVID-19 is Advancing Alternative Fund Operations

BNY Mellon examines operational change in alternative asset management during a pandemic, and how the working environment could change post COVID-19.

Our Solutions

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