CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ultimus Fund Solutions®, LLC (Ultimus®) is pleased to announce that it was selected by Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors (Ranger Global) to provide a turnkey middle office service solution for the firm’s institutional separately managed accounts (SMAs) and retail mutual funds. Ranger Global, a New York based SEC-registered investment advisor with approximately $500 million in assets under management, selected Ultimus after an in-depth evaluation of industry-leading service providers. Ranger Global concluded that Ultimus’ experienced staff, coupled with their robust technology platform, would be able to fully meet their middle office service requirements both now and into the future.
Despite Ranger Global’s aggressive project timeline, Ultimus’ proactive onboarding process, enabled Ranger Global with full middle office operational functionality shortly after engaging Ultimus. For Ranger Global’s mutual funds, Ultimus will provide services such as trade processing and settlements, monitoring and communicating voluntary corporate actions, global investment performance standards (GIPS) verification, performance measurement and custodian reconciliations. For Ranger Global’s SMAs, Ultimus will also provide advisor and client reporting in addition to the above services.
“Ranger Global’s decision to team up with Ultimus proved a perfect match because our service model allows them to scale at a reasonable cost as they grow their business,” said Gary Tenkman, Chief Operating Officer at Ultimus. “We are delighted to be performing services for their middle office and look forward to being a part of their growth plan.”
“We found Ultimus willing to work closely with us, meeting our tight deadlines, and at a cost that their competitors were unable to match. Everything they have committed to do for Ranger Global, they have in fact accomplished on time. Our day to day working relationship functions as designed, freeing our investment team to focus on generating consistent outperformance for our clients and investors,” said Andrew Duffy, Managing Partner and CIO at Ranger Global. “The Ultimus turnkey middle office solution allowed us to transition our business quickly. Plus, with their infrastructure and experienced team members in place, we will be able to scale our business easily.”
About Ultimus Fund Solutions
Ultimus Fund Solutions provides highly customized and comprehensive middle and back office services to mid-sized and smaller investment advisors. Ultimus’ middle office service solution encompasses managing the technology infrastructure and operations required to manufacture the data needed for front office decision support platforms and enabling delivery of comprehensive reporting to advisors, investors, and regulators.
In addition, Ultimus offers mutual fund startup and organization services, fund administration, fund accounting, transfer agent, compliance and distribution services for both open-end and closed-end funds. Ultimus’ broad range of services are performed by teams of CPAs, attorneys, paralegals and other professionals with a wealth of mutual fund experience.