HF Fund Services Ltd

Number of people who act as directors of funds in your organisation 6
Total number of employees (includes 6 directors) 10
Jurisdictions in which you operate
Our offices are located in the Cayman Islands, but we provide services to clients in the US, UK/Europe and Hong Kong/Asia.  One of our six directors is based in South Africa and Singapore.
Categories of funds for which you act as directorsWe provide independent non-executive directors to alternative investment funds and their associated entities such as general partners and managers.  Most of our client funds are domiciled in the Cayman Islands.  Our directors can provide services to the following fund types:
-    Long/Short Equity (Quantitative, Fundamental Value, Sector Spe-cific)
     US / European / Asia / MENA / Global
-    Systematic Macro
-    CTA
-    Credit / Distressed Credit
-    Global Macro
-    Mortgage backed securities
-    Commodities
-    Emerging Market
-    Real Estate
-    Fund of Funds
-    Private Equity
-    Infrastructure
Does your organisation offer services in addition to directorships? On a limited basis, we offer minute taking services.  This service offering may be expanded in the future.
Are you independent or are you part of a larger entity?HF Fund Services Ltd. is a member of the Equiom Group of Companies, https://www.equiomgroup.com.

How would describe your approach to fund governance?
The following model has been developed over time as a result of our experience as independent directors and through the suggestions of various industry regulators.

1    To understand our responsibilities.
2    To understand the hedge fund and private equity businesses.
3    To recognize and manage our limitations.
4    To focus on the important issues.
5    To pay proper attention to compliance, internal controls and risks.
6    To insist on quality information.
7    To plan and prepare.
8    To be committed.
9    To be independent.
10   Global vision platform
11   Managed risk
12   Monitor key service providers