Financial Services

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Financial Services institutions are facing unprecedented challenges in the form of regulation, competition and technological change. To meet these challenges, they need accurate metrics, reliable assistance with compliance, and experienced guidance on controls and best-practice procedures.

Zeifmans’ Financial Services Industry professionals have knowledge and hands-on experience in auditing and advising a multitude of financial services providers. Zeifmans is approved as a panel auditor of Canadian Investment Dealers under IIROC (the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada).

We provide comprehensive tax, audit and business advisory services to a wide range of financial institutions, including:

Hedge funds and funds of funds: We perform annual audits of financial statements and reporting under IFRS, and consult on partnership agreements, private placement memoranda and other offering documents.

Private equity funds: We provide private equity funds the support they need at each stage of fund development and growth, from partnership agreements, private placement memoranda, and structural and tax advice, to portfolio company audits, due diligence of potential investments and valuation of assets.

Broker-Dealers: We provide a wide range of services to investment dealers, introducing brokers, exempt market dealers, mutual fund dealers and managers, and subsidiaries of foreign parent companies.

Zeifmans (Cayman) is the first mid-sized Canadian CPA firm – sponsored Cayman firm, duly authorized to audit Cayman Island hedge funds. Our affiliation with Nexia International provides our clients with access to a network of experts throughout the world, enabling us to assist Financial Services clients within Canada and beyond.

To learn more about our work with Financial Services institutions, contact our team.