KB Associates

Number of people who act as directors of funds in your organisation 12
Total number of employees 23
Jurisdictions in which you operate
Ireland, Cayman and UK
Categories of funds for which you act as directors
Funds of funds, UCITS Funds, AIFs, AIF & UCITS Management Companies, S110 Companies
Does your organisation offer services in addition to directorships?
Management Company, Risk Management Services, UCITS Consultancy Services, AIFMD Consultancy Services, Provision of Facilities Services Agent, Provision of Liquidation Services, Provision of MLRO Services, Compliance Support, Company Secretary Services, FATCA Services
Are you independent or are you part of a larger entity?
How would describe your approach to fund governance?
KB Associates independent directors act in the best interests of investors, which includes overseeing investment managers’ actions. While safeguarding the interests of investors is paramount KB Associates directors also provide advice and guidance to investment managers on governance issues where appropriate. KB Associates independent directors devote significant time to professional development and maintenance of industry knowledge. They also commit substantial time to each director role. This commitment ensures both technical expertise and an in-depth knowledge of each client’s business enabling KB Associates directors to make a valuable contribution to the funds they serve. KB Associates independent directors are highly professional and qualified individuals, carry out their duties in accordance with industry standard best practices and act at all times with sound judgement and probity. KB Associates provides directors with real expertise who are genuinely independent and free from potentially significant conflicts of interest. KB Associates independent directors bring a wealth of diverse experience to the fund boards they serve. Our directors’ backgrounds include fund operations, custody, prime brokerage, legal, fund administration and audit with specific expertise in areas such as ETF’s, financial statement production, risk management and compliance. All directors are professionally qualified. KB Associates directors maintain complete independence in the funds industry. Neither the firm nor any individual director accepts mandates from administrators, custodians, prime brokers, legal advisors or any other fund service providers.