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NAV Cited as “Most Highly Recommended” Fund Administrator in MIT Investment Co. Emerging Managers Survey

May 2021

NAV was cited as the most highly recommended fund administrator in a March 2021 survey of emerging managers conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Company (MITIMCo) Emerging Managers Group. The purpose of the survey was to help emerging managers identify service providers that work well with newer, smaller funds.

Respondents’ comments about NAV included:

  • Overall excellent
  • Highly recommend
  • Intuitive and reliable cloud-based service
  • Very responsive
  • Highly cost-effective

“Our philosophy has always been that regardless of your size, we provide the same quality of service and attention to detail to every client. Listening to our clients and addressing their concerns has been the sole driver of our growth to date, all through client referrals," said Nav Gupta, CEO. "As a firm, we are honored to be recognized as a valuable resource for emerging managers and look forward to continuing to provide the highest quality, most cost-effective solutions in the industry."

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NAV Fund Administration Group Wins Best Adminstrator Award at HFM European Services Awards

March 30, 2021

NAV Fund Administration Group, a leading provider of administrative services to alternative asset managers, was named Best Administrator – Smaller Managers at the HFM European Services Awards 2021. The industry recognition program was hosted virtually on March 23.

The HFM European Services Awards “reward hedge fund service providers who demonstrate exceptional client service, innovation, and strong and sustainable business growth.” With a rigorous judging process and awards in 44 categories, the HFM European Services Awards aim to “ensure current and future clients that winners are leading the way in a competitive sector.”

NAV was also named Best Administrator at the HFM U.S. Quant Services Awards last month.

“We have committed to the philosophy that every client – regardless of size – merits superior quality of service and support,” said NAV COO Ambuj Garg. “Our cost-effective, full-service fund administration services are especially valuable to smaller and emerging managers. We offer responsive, professional support and a proprietary infrastructure that enables clients to scale with NAV as their assets, investor base, and needs grow.“

The judging panel – comprised of leading hedge fund COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs, and CTOs – evaluated entrants on diverse criteria, with particular reference to the challenges presented by the Covid-19 crisis:
• Commercial success
• Innovation
• Service delivery and client retention
• Business diversity and inclusion
• Positive client feedback via submitted testimonials

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NAV Fund Administration Group Earns Best Fund Administrator Award

March 4, 2021

NAV Fund Administration Group, a leading provider of administrative services to alternative asset managers, was announced as Best Fund Administrator at the HFM U.S. Quant Services Awards, held virtually on February 25.

The HFM US Quant Services Awards ”celebrate those service providers who have gone above and beyond over the past year to provide excellent client service and innovation.” With the premise that the disruption and uncertainty caused by Coronavirus encouraged funds to look to their service providers and partners to support them through the challenges, the awards recognize that “demonstrating exceptional client service and innovation is more important than ever before.”

NAV was also named Best Administrator at the HFM European Quant Services Awards in October 2020.

“It was certainly a challenging year, but our team did an excellent job adjusting our IT and communications infrastructures to keep our operations flowing smoothly,” said NAV COO Ambuj Garg. “We focused on maintaining optimal productivity, availability, and responsiveness to our clients and to each other. We also appreciated our clients’ flexibility and proactive feedback and look forward to continuing to collaborate on shared successes in the year ahead.”

The award ceremony capped the one-day online HFM US Quant Summit 2021, featuring industry speakers, roundtable discussions, and virtual networking opportunities. NAV was named Best Administrator by a judging panel of leading executives of CTA managed futures and quant hedge funds. Judging criteria included:
• Commercial success and business growth, including quant hedge fund/CTA client wins
• Demonstration of service innovation
• Description of future service development possibilities
• Positive customer feedback via submitted testimonials

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NAV Fund Administration Group Recognized as Best Fund Administrator for Small/Start-up Funds

March 2, 2021

NAV Fund Administration Group, a leading provider of administrative services to alternative asset managers, was awarded Best Fund Administrator for Small/Start-up Funds at the Fund Intelligence Operations & Services Awards on February 24.

NAV was chosen for the award by an independent judging panel selected for their industry experience and expertise. The award program is designed to “recognize and reward excellence and outstanding contributions made by business, operations & technology leaders at asset management and service provider firms over the past year.”

“Though NAV serves more than 1,000 clients across the globe of every, we are especially proud of our history working with emerging managers and first time funds, supporting seamless and successful launches,” said NAV COO Ambuj Garg. “Over 60% of our clients began as new launches. We have committed to the philosophy that every client – regardless of size – merits superior support and the highest quality and most cost-effective fund administration solutions.”

The award was given virtually as part of the first annual Fund Intelligence Operations & Services Awards – a merger of two separate 20-year-old award programs: Tech and WSL Awards, highlighting the top achieving firms in the US fund management trading and front office space, and Operations and Services Awards, honoring the best vendors supporting fund groups’ back/middle office and other legal and operational functions.

According to Fund Intelligence, the new combined awards program – featuring 32 categories -- was created to reflect “fund groups thinking more holistically about their front to back solutions, and service partners doing the same” and to feature “one central place to shine a light on vendors who are truly delivering for their asset management clients in terms of service, technology and innovation across the fund complex.”

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NAV Fund Administration Group Earns Two Industry Awards

November 10, 2020

NAV Fund Administration Group, a leading provider of administrative services to alternative asset managers, was the recent recipient of two industry awards – one recognizing overall fund administration excellence and the second specifically citing its superior Middle Office capabilities.

“As a team, we were committed to ensuring that our services, technology, and client support remained at their highest levels in 2020,” said NAV Senior Vice President Samuel Crispino. “Recognition from our peers signifies achievement of that goal. We are particularly proud of our team considering that we raised the bar and implemented accelerated data delivery cycles, plus added more than 180 clients and 200 team members, all while maintaining an entirely remote, seamless operation. It’s been a challenging yet professionally satisfying year, and we look forward to continue building on that success in 2021.”
HFM European Quant Services Awards: Best Administrator Presented virtually at the HFM European Quant Summit 2020 in mid-October, this award recognizes fund service providers that have “separated themselves from their competitors.” The HFM European Quant Services Awards acknowledged the disruption and uncertainty 2020 presented and stated “the need for service providers to demonstrate exceptional client service and innovation was more important than ever before.”
NAV was named Best Administrator by a judging panel of leading executives of CTA managed futures and quant hedge funds from among a category shortlist of six other competing firms, including BNY Mellon, Northern Trust, Citco International Support Services, and SS&C Technologies.
Hedgeweek: Best Administrator – Middle Office Services Representing “the best of the best in the U.S. hedge fund industry,” winners of the Hedgeweek U.S. Awards 2020 were selected in conjunction with Bloomberg. NAV was announced as the winner of the Best Administrator – Middle Office Services category via a virtual awards networking ceremony on October 29.
Bloomberg provided performance data on which nominations and nominee shortlists were based, which were then voted on by the industry. Per Hedgeweek, the unique two-tier award structure means that “winning a Hedgeweek award constitutes a vote of recognition from your peers and a significant mark of achievement, particularly so in this extraordinary year.”
In addition to the most recent recognition, NAV earned several industry awards earlier in 2020, including:
Top Global Hedge Fund Administrator: HFM Insights 2020 Service Provider Rankings and Ratings
Best Fund Administrator – Middle Office Services: HFM U.S. Services Awards 2020
Best Fund Administrator – Private Credit: Alt Credit Fund Intelligence 2020 U.S. Services Awards

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NAV Fund Administration Group Recognized as Best Fund Administrator – Private Credit

October 29, 2020

NAV Fund Administration Group, a leading provider of administrative services to alternative asset managers, was awarded Best Fund Administrator – Private Credit at the Alt Credit Fund Intelligence U.S. Summit on October 21. The award was given virtually as part of the 2nd Annual Alt Credit U.S. Services Awards, which recognized providers of services and solutions to the North American credit hedge fund industry that have demonstrated exceptional innovation, customer service, and business performance over the past 12 months.

“We are honored to be showcased as a leader within such a competitive industry and at such a challenging time,” said NAV COO Ambuj Garg. “We work daily to provide superior service, technology, and support to our clients. This recognition demonstrates that we’re focused on goals that the industry and our clients value.”
The Alt Credit U.S. Summit, open to senior executives within the alternative alt credit fund space, featured virtual panel discussions, keynote addresses, discussion groups, and one-on-one meetings with other attendees. The day’s activities were capped by what Alt Credit described as “the industry’s premier awards ceremony, honoring the best in class across a broad spectrum of credit fund activity and celebrating those that have weathered the most tumultuous six months in at least a decade.” View the press release

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NAV Fund Administration Group Named “Best Administrator- Middle-Office Services” by HFM Global

September 30, 2020

NAV Fund Administration Group, a leading provider of administrative services to alternative asset managers, has been named the “Best Administrator- Middle-Office Services” at the HFM US Services Awards 2020. The HFM US Services Awards recognize providers of services and solutions to the hedge fund industry that have demonstrated exceptional innovation, customer service and business performance over the last year. HFM presented the award virtually on September 16 at the annual US award ceremony.

“NAV appreciates being recognized for these achievements in the fund administration space which reflects upon the expertise and dedication of our global team,” said Nav Gupta, Founder and CEO of NAV Fund Administration Group. “We strive to provide innovative and technology-driven solutions that help our clients adapt to constantly changing, operational and regulatory environments.” View the press release

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NAV Fund Administration Group Ranked as Top Administrator by Hedge Fund COOs

May 13, 2020

NAV Fund Administration Group (NAV), a leading provider of administrative services to alternative asset managers, has been named the top global hedge fund administrator in the HFM Insights 2020 Service Provider Rankings and Ratings. Administrators were ranked in five categories including value for money, customer support, quality of service, use of technology and staff knowledge. NAV received the highest overall rating and the highest ranking in all five individual categories.

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NAV Fund Administration Group has been named a top performer in alternative asset

December 17, 2019

NAV Fund Administration Group is pleased to announce that it was recognized in the December 2019 "Preqin Special Report: Service Providers in Alternative Assets." For the fourth year in a row, NAV was included in the report's list of Top Five Fund Administrators servicing CTAs. The service provider report also included NAV in its list of Most Utilized Fund Administrators by Hedge Fund Assets under Management.

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NAV Fund Administration Group Wins 2018 HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards

September 20, 2018

NAV Fund Administration Group (“NAV”) has been named “Best Administrator – under $300bn Single Manager” and “Best Administrator - Small Managers” at the 2018 HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards in New York on September 13th, 2018.

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NAV Fund Administration Named Top Administrator Servicing CTAs For Third Year in a Row

April 17, 2018

NAV Fund Administration Group ("NAV") is pleased to announce it has been recognized as the leading administrator for Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) in Preqin's Global Hedge Fund Report for the third straight year. According to Preqin's 2018 report, NAV has 12% of the market share in fund administration services for CTAs, up from 11% in 2017. Preqin's survey also indicated that there are now 344 fund administrators servicing hedge funds.

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NAV Ranked as Top Administrator Servicing CTAs in 2017 Global Hedge Fund Report

April 10, 2017

Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report, an annual report providing exclusive insight into the latest trends and development in the hedge fund industry has named NAV Consulting, Inc. as the number one service provider in a top five list of Administrators servicing CTAs.

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NAV Fund Administration Group Named Number One Administration for CTAs

July 26, 2016

NAV Fund Administration Group (“NAV”) has been named as top administrator by number of CTAs served in a Special Report issued by Preqin. Following a recent survey of fund managers, the report examined key trends influencing fund managers and identifies NAV as being exceptional at winning new business and dominating the CTA market. The survey also revealed that the most commonly cited reasons for choosing or changing administrators was the quality of service provided and cost of the service.

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NAV Fund Administration Group Recognized for Excellence

March 21, 2016

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL (PRWEB) MARCH 21, 2016 NAV Fund Administration Group (“NAV”), an independent global fund administrator, is proud to announce it has been named the recipient of these awards:

  • Most Trusted USA Hedge Fund Administrator – Acquisition International
  • Recognized Leader in Multi-Platforms and Complexes – Acquisition International
  • Best Managed Account Platform Technology – HFM US Technology
  • Best Innovative Fund Administrator – CTA Intelligence

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NAV Consulting named Hedge Fund Administration Service Provider of the Year USA by Acquisition International

February 18, 2014

The industry publication Acquisition International has awarded NAV Consulting, Inc. Hedge Fund Administration Service Provider of the Year USA in its 2014 Acquisition International Awards.

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NAV Consulting Named as Leading Fund Administrator for CTAs

March 6, 2013

The industry publication Hedge Fund Spotlight (a monthly newsletter from Preqin providing insights into the hedge fund industry) in its February 2013 issue named NAV Consulting, Inc. as number one in a Top 10 list of Administrators serving CTAs (by number of CTAs as clients).
NAV Consulting ranked among Top 15 Hedge Fund Administrators Globally

March 6, 2013

eVestment in its Hedge Fund Administrator Survey for 2015 named NAV as 14th largest among Global Fund Administrators by AUA.

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