CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ultimus Fund Solutions®, LLC (Ultimus®) today announced that it has been chosen by Centaur Capital Partners, L.P. (Centaur) to provide a full suite of mutual fund services for the firm’s mutual fund. Based in Southlake, Texas, Centaur manages the Centaur Total Return Fund (ticker = TILDX) (Fund) in addition to managing other investments. The firm selected Ultimus, in part, because of its track record of efficiently converting funds from other service providers along with its expertise in serving similar sized mutual funds. Ultimus will be providing the Fund with a full range of mutual fund services, including fund administration, fund accounting, transfer agency services, distribution, and IRA custody.
“We continue to see investment advisors assess their service provider options in the marketplace. Firms need to do what is best for them and their shareholders, and our business model is designed to support those needs,” said Bob Dorsey, CEO and Managing Director of Ultimus. “We provide the professional expertise, technology and resources, so firms can focus on managing money and growing their business, while we focus on the operations. It is our pleasure to be a business partner to Centaur – we believe they will find value in our high touch services.”
Centaur, founded in 2002, specializes in value-oriented strategies, including its flagship long/short equity strategy. Centaur’s experienced team of professionals is dedicated to offering differentiated, value-oriented investing strategies designed to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns.
“Converting a fund to a new service provider can sometimes be challenging, but through this process Ultimus has proven to us that they have the systems in place to successfully and efficiently convert a fund. From the outset they were pro-active and transparent, making the conversion process straightforward and smooth, which was impressive,” acknowledged Zeke Ashton, Founder and Managing Partner at Centaur. “We are excited to partner with a provider that is interested in our business and we look forward to growing our relationship in the upcoming years.”
About Ultimus Fund Solutions
Ultimus Fund Solutions provides highly customized and comprehensive middle and back office services to midsize and small investment advisors. Ultimus offers service solutions for mutual funds, including fund organization, fund administration, fund accounting, transfer agent and distribution services for both open- and closed-end funds, plus turnkey solutions for collective investment trusts.
Ultimus’ middle office service solution for separately managed accounts and private funds encompasses managing the technology infrastructure and operations required to manufacture the data needed for front office decision support platforms, enabling delivery of comprehensive reporting to advisors, investors, and regulators. Ultimus’ comprehensive services are performed by teams of accountants, attorneys, paralegals and other professionals with a wealth of financial services experience. For more information, visit www.ultimusfundsolutions.com.