Fund Tax Services & Investment Business Advisors Enter Into Cooperation Agreement
New York, February 8, 2016 - Fund Tax Services (FTS) and Investment Business Advisors (IBA) today announced a cooperation agreement to broaden the range of value-added services and advisory consulting assistance available to FTS' alternative investment industry clients.
Under this agreement, the expertise of Investment Business Advisors, which focuses on alternative investment general partner firm leadership, management and governance excellence, strategic planning and alternative industry best practices in all investment processes and supporting business functions, will now be available to the clients of FTS as a complement to FTS' global expertise in non-audit alternative industry fund services and independent tax consulting advice.
Will McEnroe, Managing Partner of FTS said: "FTS is always looking for ways in which our firm can help our clients meet their priority needs.  By joining with IBA, we can now complement the alternative investment  fund focused services and financial consulting expertise offered by FTS with a range of services and consulting advisory assistance to enhance our clients' general partner firm strategic business initiatives and the effectiveness of their supporting business processes as well". 
Paul Ehrhardt, Managing Member of IBA, said: "I welcome the opportunity to collaborate with a global leader in the alternative industry such as FTS and look forward to being of assistance to FTS clients as they seek to enhance the effectiveness of their investment processes, undertake global expansion initiatives, and continue to implement key lessons learned from the 2008-09 global financial crisis."
Fund Tax Services, headed by Managing Partner, William J. McEnroe, is the premier tax firm exclusively dedicated to the Alternative Investment Industry, with extensive knowledge and experience in servicing fund tax advisory needs of Private Equity Funds, Real Estate Funds and Hedge Funds.
FTS has offices in New York, Boston, Greenwich, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.  By providing only a broad range of non-audit services, the FTS team is able to proactively focus on a broad range of services to help its clients achieve their tax related and other financial management goals.  For more information on FTS see: or contact William J. McEnroe, Managing Partner, [email protected] 212-935-0004
Investment Business Advisors, headed by Paul A. Ehrhardt, specializes in advising the executives of Alternative Asset Management general partner firms, including Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Funds and Funds of Funds, regarding alternative investment manager firm leadership, management and governance, investment process effectiveness, strategic planning, expansion initiatives and alternative industry "Best Practice". The firm is licensed in Washington, DC and New York.  For more information on Investment Business Advisors, LLC see: Paul A. Ehrhardt Managing Member; [email protected] ; 212-920-6042

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