Our team of operational risk specialists has more than 80 years of experience. We provide practical recommendations relevant to the scope and size of your business.
For more than 10 years, we have assisted clients in mitigating identified operational risks. Our varied experience and numerous engagements is our advantage.
A diverse range. It has been a privilege to consult well-known asset managers, pension funds and leading financial institutions.
Amber's business rests on our ability to identify and elucidate operational risks. Collectively, our staff, with more than 80 combined years of direct experience in ODD, finance, operations, and administrationhave reviewed the operations of more than 1,200 investible entities.
Consulting services are tailored to client specific operational risk mitigation - this ranges from operational due diligence (ODD) reviews performed on funds on behalf of investors and allocators to specific programs created to review specific operational and business areas. Below are examples of our potential service offerings. If you do not see what you are looking for, contact us to discuss your specific needs.
Based on detailed discussions with clients, Amber will develop bespoke, targeted, in depth reviews for alternative and long only asset managers, banks and other financial institutions.
This 'Amber OpRisk Consulting' review could focus on a particular business process (e.g., FX risk management), a specific business unit (e.g., an alternative strategies unit), a counterparty on which our client may rely (e.g., an administrator, a prime broker, a provider of liability management services), or allow a manager to assess its ability to pass a thorough investor operational due diligence review, amongst others. Please contact us to see how we can assist.
Amber is engaged to conduct an operational risk review of a fund and the relevant operational policies and procedures of the related manager and administrator (if applicable). Amber performs reviews on alternative (hedge and private equity) and long only entities, identifying strengths, weaknesses and noteworthy items across all principal operational areas.
This 'Amber Diligence' service can be used to:
1. Analyse a potential new manager and fund in which an investor is considering an allocation.
2. Update and supplement a preliminary assessment of fund operational risk.
3. Perform a review to prepare managers or funds for ODD practitioner visits or an Amber Certification review.
Users may access recent Amber Diligence fund reports, subject to underlying manager approval. Please contact us to obtain access to our Amber Diligence fund list
Certification is awarded to hedge funds that have implemented sound operational risk mitigation practices that meet a benchmark of operational quality. Funds are subject to our comprehensive operational due diligence process that incorporates industry best practice standards.
To learn more about Amber Certification, click on the Certification Seal below.