Kinetic Partners, a global professional services firm to the asset management, investment banking and brokerage community, today announced that it has been named Best Regulatory Advisory firm in the US by readers of Hedgeweek, a leading online publication for hedge fund managers and institutional investors.
Recognition for excellence in this area comes during a year of rapid expansion in Kinetic Partners’ US Regulation and Compliance practice. Growth has largely been spawned by new regulatory requirements placed on hedge fund managers under the Dodd-Frank Act signed into law in June 2010.
The Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 covered 25 categories and were intended to highlight and honour “the US industry’s best performers and their ability to demonstrate consistency and depth of expertise against the backdrop of a more complex, but also potentially more rewarding, investment climate,” according to an announcement published by Hedgeweek.
“The alternative investment management industry has entered a new world in which both investors and regulators are much more sophisticated and diligent in their requests and demands,” says Kinetic Partners Member Christopher Lombardy of the firm’s Regulatory Compliance practice. “Managers that respond promptly and aggressively to these significant changes will be positioned to thrive in an increasingly structured regulatory environment. We’re dedicated to helping our clients excel in this new market, and we are deeply honoured to have been recognised for our efforts by the readers at Hedgeweek.”
The awards, presented at a lunch at New York’s Gansevoort Hotel on Thursday, June 16, were decided by the votes of Hedgeweek’s nearly 20,000 US-based subscribers, who include institutional and high net worth investors as well as managers and other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians and advisers, according to the Hedgeweek announcement.