Private Equity Fund Services

Magnify the Potential of Private Equity

 

As private equity markets mature, investors and managers need to navigate complexity to capture the growing opportunity. At BNY Mellon, our private equity solutions clear the way to help you stay focused on what’s important—managing your funds and driving growth.

 

With a broad range of capabilities and deep expertise, we can help both established managers and new investors allocating into private equity and other complex fund structures. Our systems are designed to help you simplify and automate complicated private equity processes—from waterfall calculations to investor allocations and statements. Our technology, integrated in a flexible and transparent platform, will help streamline your manual processes.

 

With our global footprint and a network of experienced private equity professionals, we can help you meet your challenges and capture new opportunities.

Capabilities

Helping you make the complex simple.

We  offer  flexible and enhanced fund-accounting and administration processes. Our integrated platform offers a wide range of reporting capabilities, and the perspective of our experienced private equity team can help you increase your efficiency and improve your investor experience. Our comprehensive services include manager and financial reporting, as well as support for complex private equity fund structures including the use of SPVs and other fund vehicles.

 

Bring clarity to your waterfall calculations.

Our solutions will automate your waterfall calculations, helping you simplify a critical piece of your private equity business. Our dedicated waterfall build team will work with you to put our established process into action, and provide you access to robust reporting capabilities. We support a wide range of waterfall styles – including American, European, and Hurdle based calculations; and our dedicated calculation engine is integrated directly with the FISTM Investran accounting platform.

 

Offer investors powerful visibility.

Give investors greater visibility—and a state-of-the-art experience. Our Investor Services and Reporting will help you maintain oversight of transactions and cash movement. Our teams will support you throughout the fund life cycle – from capital calls to distributions and offer a variety of solutions based on your preferred level of investor interaction.

 

Bring clarity to the investing process. 

Our depositary services will help you safeguard your assets and is designed to facilitate greater data transparency, while simplifying and digitizing your workflows. Our customizable solutions, innovative technology and industry expertise will help support all of your cash management, payment, trade and global treasury needs.

 

Increase efficiency and transparency.

A private equity fund of funds has distinct operational needs. To help you meet them, we offer a tailored suite of administrative, analytical and trade-support tools. From processing capital calls to providing transparency into underlying portfolio company holdings, our fund of fund team will help you build efficiency, monitor assets and engage in transactions across the globe.

 

Specialized support for complex investments.

We can help support the complex assets and requirements of our institutional investor clients. By providing wide-ranging administrative support for a variety of private investments structured as limited partnerships, including private equity, real estate and infrastructure, we offer an overall solution to process, account for and analyze private investments. In addition to accounting services, we can also provide capital call processing support, performance and risk analysis and transparency into underlying portfolio company holdings.

 

By the 

Numbers

  • $440+
    Billion assets under administration — fund administration ($99B) and LP administration ($343B)*
  • 300+
    Funds administered by dedicated PE fund admin teams*
  • 28,000+
    Limited partnership positions*

*Source, Internal BNY Mellon Reporting, as of September 2020

Our Insights


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.


July 2020

Asset Owners Seek Enhanced Role in Private Equity Investments

Recent market volatility may accelerate asset owners’ interest in becoming more directly involved in their private portfolios.


Our Solutions

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