04/13/10 PRESS RELEASE: Wexford Capital LP Outsources Fund Administration for All Hedge Funds to SS&C Fund Services
SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc.a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced that Wexford Capital LP, has outsourced fund administration to SS&C Fund Services, an independent fund administrator.
SS&C was selected as the administrator of record for all four of Wexford's hedge funds in August 2009. The new mandate was a result of Wexford's strategic decision to provide additional transparency into the pricing of their portfolios for their investors. They turned to SS&C to independently review Wexford's internal accounting records and monthly performance results and verify Wexford's monthly reconciliations and investment valuations. SS&C also provides all transfer agency and shareholder services to Wexford's investors. A client since 1994 , Wexford also uses SS&C's portfolio and partnership accounting platform, AdvisorWare(TM), and enterprise reconciliation solution, Recon(TM), for Wexford's in-house accounting processes for their multi-tiered structured funds.
"We are confident that with SS&C as our administrator of record, we will provide a much higher level of transparency into our fund operations," said Jay Maymudes, Wexford Partner and Chief Financial Officer. "As we expand our business, we, once again, chose SS&C because of their proven expertise and success in providing both software solutions and fund administration services for alternative investment firms just like ours."
"We are pleased to be trusted by Wexford as their independent administrator," said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies, Inc. "Once the decision was made by Wexford to go with SS&C, we had the administrative services for the first of four funds up and in production within 30 days. We have been in the outsourcing business for more than 15 years and have the expertise to handle the most sophisticated structures and strategies for hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds, and managed accounts."
SS&C Fund Services is a leading provider of independent fund administration services for 3,000 funds with US$175 billion in assets under administration and supports multiple structures including Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Private Equity Funds, and Managed Account Platforms.
About Wexford Capital
Wexford Capital LP is an SEC registered investment advisor with over $6 billion of assets under management. The firm, which was formed in 1994, manages a series of hedge funds and private equity funds from its Greenwich, CT headquarters. Wexford manages four hedge funds with over $3.5 billion in AUM: the opportunistic/global macro Wexford Spectrum Fund, the multi-strategy credit oriented Wexford Credit Opportunities Fund, the energy, natural resources and industrials focused Wexford Catalyst Fund and the global macro fixed income / FX focused Wexford Global Strategies Fund. Wexford also manages a series of private equity funds and has invested over $3 billion in private equity investments. Wexford prides itself on its independent thinking and opportunistic investment style. While Wexford invests in many different sectors, we have particular expertise in bankruptcy/distressed, energy/natural resources, real estate, technology/telecommunications and transportation. Additional information is available atwww.wexford.com.
About SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc.
SS&C delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C serves clients in the following market verticals: 1) insurance entities and pension funds, 2) institutional asset management, 3) alternative investment management, 4) treasury, banks and credit unions, 5) municipal finance, 6) real estate property management, 7) commercial lending, and 8) financial markets. Additional information is available at www.ssctech.com.
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