United States

RSM’s Anil Kurian elected to the Hedge Fund Association’s Global Board



RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, is pleased to announce that the Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”),an international not-for-profit industry trade organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments, recently elected RSM’s Anil Kurian to its global board of directors, serving a three-year term.  This March, Anil was also appointed to serve as the HFA’s Connecticut Chapter Director.

Anil Kurian, a senior manager in assurance services at RSM, currently co-leads the financial services practice in Connecticut and Westchester County, NY, where he is responsible for advising investment managers on addressing complex accounting and auditing matters.

“Stewardship is one of RSM’s core values” said Greg Budnik, market managing partner for Connecticut and Westchester at RSM.  “We understand the importance of supporting our local and professional communities, and applaud Anil for his election to the HFA’s global board of directors. This is quite an achievement, and we are confident Anil’s experience and insights will benefit the organization, its members, as well as Anil and his clients.”

“It is an honor to work alongside RSM’s Anil Kurian and our fellow leaders as we seek to advance the Hedge Fund Association’s mission in Connecticut and globally on behalf of investors, fund managers and industry executives,” said Mitch Ackles, HFA’s Global President.

About The Hedge Fund Association
The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) is an international non-profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments. HFA’s global presence spans 5 continents and over 16 countries. Membership in HFA includes hedge fund firms, financial institutions, funds of hedge funds, family offices, public and private pension funds, endowments and foundations, high net worth individuals, allocators, and service providers including prime brokers, administrators, custodians, auditors, lawyers, risk managers, technologists and third party marketers. HFA leaders are volunteers and work on behalf of the entire hedge fund industry, including more than 10,000 hedge funds in the U.S. and abroad which collectively manage in excess of $3 trillion in assets, as well as sophisticated investors and industry service providers.

RSM’s purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities through world-class audit, tax and consulting services focused on middle market businesses. The clients we serve are the engine of global commerce and economic growth, and we are focused on developing leading professionals and services to meet their evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

RSM US LLP is the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with 48,000 people across 120 countries. For more information, visit rsmus.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.