About ACA Compliance Group

About ACA Compliance Group

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ACA Compliance Group (ACA) is a leading provider of governance, risk, and compliance advisory services and technology solutions. We partner with our clients to help them mitigate the regulatory, operational, and reputational risks associated with their business functions. Our clients include leading investment advisers, private fund managers, commodity trading advisors, investment companies, broker-dealers, and domestic and international banks. ACA is based in New York City and has offices in London, Hong Kong, Malta, and other U.S. cities.

OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Our products include standard and customized compliance packages; cybersecurity, AML, and risk assessments; GIPS® verifications and other performance services; regulatory hosting services; regulatory reporting and regulatory capital management services; accounting and tax services; and a variety of business advisory, technology, and training solutions for financial services firms.

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Regulatory Compliance

Our team of regulatory compliance professionals includes former SEC, FINRA, FCA, NYSE, NFA, and state regulators, as well as former senior managers from prominent financial institutions and advisory firms. We work with global compliance and legal professionals to review and develop compliance programs based on best practices, current regulatory requirements, and robust oversight processes.

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Cybersecurity & Risk

We provide tailored cybersecurity and technology risk assessments, vendor and M&A diligence services, network testing, and advisory services to companies of all sizes across a diverse range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, energy, technology, consumer, and manufacturing. Our team of experienced technology, compliance, and risk professionals has a deep understanding and broad knowledge of the industries we serve as well as their systems and technology infrastructure.

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Performance Services

We provide GIPS® verification and consulting services to investment managers around the globe. Our team — comprised of more than 70 professionals with extensive GIPS and performance standards experience — is the largest group of GIPS professionals in the world solely dedicated to GIPS verification and related services. To date, we have served more than 1,000 firms. Many of our clients previously used a different verification firm and/or a Big Four accounting firm.

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Investment and Regulatory Technology

We provide investment management and regulatory technology solutions and consulting services. Our clients include leading hedge fund, private equity fund, endowment fund, and pension fund managers, investment managers, asset managers, and outsourced CIOs. Our team of financial technologists has real-world industry experience and understands the dynamic needs of today’s investment managers and compliance teams.

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AML & Financial Crimes

Our team includes former SEC, FCA, and FINRA examiners as well as auditors with Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, qualified Chartered Accountant (India), and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certifications. We offer extensive advisory services and solutions to assist financial services firms in addressing financial crimes-related threats and regulatory concerns. Specific areas include: AML, FCPA and anti-bribery, fraud, and cybersecurity.

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Mirabella

We host firms who undertake regulated activities in the EU who do not yet have their own license. This includes start-up and established investment managers, as well as distribution and advisory firms.

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Financial and Regulatory Reporting

We provide a full managed service for global alternative investment managers required to provide transparency reporting to EEA regulators under AIFMD Annex IV. In the UK and Malta, we provide a range of financial management and regulatory reporting services, including management accounting, payroll, regulatory capital management and associated reporting to local regulators, ICAAP reports preparation, and the provision of prudential advice. In Hong Kong, we provide regulatory capital reporting to the SFC.

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Tax Services

We provide a range of taxation services for UK fund managers and other financial services firms, including HMRC Reporting Fund applications and related reporting, Investment Trust tax compliance, UK VAT reclaims and VAT advisory services, corporate tax compliance and advisory services, and personal tax services for the principals of UK financial services firms, other high net worth individuals, and their families.

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Education & Training

We offer a variety of engaging, dynamic educational opportunities so that you and your staff stay informed on regulatory initiatives, GIPS standards, cybersecurity, and industry topics.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM

Raj Bakhru

Raj Bakhru
Partner, Cybersecurity and Risk

Sal Cangialosi

Salvatore Cangialosi
Partner, Head of ACA Telavance

Ted Eichenlaub
Founder | Partner, Co-head US Compliance

Glen Froio

Glen Froio
Partner, Technology Solutions

Wayne Grubbs

Wayne Grubbs
Partner, CFO

Justin Guthrie

Justin Guthrie
Partner, Performance

Jeff Morton

Jeff Morton
Founder | Partner, Global Sales and Marketing

Bill Mulligan

Bill Mulligan
Partner, GRC Technology

Rob Stype
Founder | CEO

Ron Weekes
Partner, ACA Compliance Europe

Damon Zappacosta

Damon Zappacosta
Partner, Head of Sales

Steve Adams
CIO

Matt Steinhilber
General Counsel

Krissy Kennedy
Managing Director, Marketing

Noelle Tironi
Managing Director, Human Resources