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Fund Auditors: Price Waterhouse Coopers
Price Waterhouse Coopers is a multinational professional services network. It is one of the largest professional services firms in the world, and is one of the “Big Four” auditors globally.
Fund Administrator: GlobeOp Financial Services (Cayman) Limited
GlobeOp Financial Services is the SS&C arm and subsidiary of SS&C. SS&C is a world leader in alternative investment technology solutions and services, and is one of the largest hedge fund and private equity fund administrators, with more than $1 trillion in assets under administration.
Bullion Custodian: Loomis International (CH) AG (Formerly ViaMat)
Loomis is a London Bullion Market Association member providing accredited security transport and storage services. Loomis International (CH) AG and its subsidiaries have up to 1,000 employees with presence in Asia, South America, the Middle East, US and Europe. International Services consist of three types of operations; cross border transportation of cash and precious metals, storage of valuables and general logistic solutions.
Paying Bank (non-bullion assets): CIBC Bank Cayman
CIBC FirstCaribbean is a major Caribbean bank offering a full range of market-leading financial services in Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Credit Cards, Treasury Sales and Trading, and Investment Banking. It is the largest, regionally-listed bank in the English-and Dutch speaking Caribbean. The bank has over 3,400 staff; 69 branches, 22 banking centres, and seven offices in 17 regional markets.
Bullion Auditors: Grant Thornton
The people in the independent firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients in more than 100 countries. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax and advisory organizations.
Precious Metals Agent: AFE Custodial Company (AFECC)
AFE Custodial Company (AFECC) is part of the Anglo Far-East group, and provides logistics support to institutions, funds, and trusts in the market of good delivery gold and silver bullion. AFECC handles the full range of acquisition, storage, and liquidation logistics of good delivery metal on behalf of the Fund.
Legal Counsel: Solomon Harris, Cayman
Solomon Harris is a full service corporate/commercial law firm specialising in international offshore work with recognised expertise in a number of niche areas, including investment funds, captive insurance, capital markets and corporate restructuring/insolvency. The firm has developed a reputation as one of Cayman’s top tier firms for providing effective offshore legal solutions, both promptly and efficiently. The firm continues to be recognised as a top ranking Cayman firm by the leading UK international law firm directories, such as Chambers Global and Legal 500 and is perceived in the market as a more “nimble” alternative to its larger competitors with a complement of very experienced lawyers across all work groups.