Arta Advisors’ clients can count on decades of experience and subject-matter expertise provided by our principal consultants. We offer our clients in-depth knowledge and extensive practical experience in the financial services industry. Our comprehensive background spans banking, asset management, structured finance and securitization, commercial real estate, business process services, strategic planning, institutional investing, risk management best-practices, financial technology and compliance.

We provide senior management and their boards, advice and guidance on enterprise-wide risk assessment and management, help them achieve an interactive and coherent culture of risk across their enterprise, and create opportunities for their organizations through risk awareness and education. We accomplish this by providing top-level risk assessment, training workshops, industry research and seminars.

Arta Advisors’ experts help business managers and practice leaders identify key risks and their drivers, provide gap analysis, design value-driven solutions that incorporate strategic and tactical plans, and develop robust risk-management programs to achieve business objectives, realize benefits from outsourcing platforms, and ensure ongoing monitoring capability.

Our seasoned professionals help our clients create a highly functioning, risk mitigating and cost efficient IT risk management environment supporting strategy, governance, risk and compliance demands resulting in enhanced overall returns.

Our process is fully transparent, as we work closely with you at each stage. Our products and services encompass risk evaluations, strategic and tactical solutions, implementation and integration, and monitoring platforms.

Enterprise Risk Management

Arta Advisors provides senior management and their boards, advice and guidance on enterprise risk assessment and management, help them achieve an interactive and coherent culture of risk across their enterprise, and create opportunities for their organizations through risk awareness and education. We accomplish this by providing top-level risk assessment, training workshops, industry research and seminars.

We help business managers and practice leaders identify key risks and their drivers, provide gap analysis, and design value-driven solutions that incorporate strategic and tactical plans achieving business objectives and alignment with Basel capital frameworks.

Key Services:

  • Boards and Executive Committees Best Practices
  • Basel II & III Capital Adequacy Framework and Implementation
  • Risk Evaluations and Gap Analysis
  • Strategic and Tactical Solutions
  • Implementation and Integration
  • Monitoring Platforms
  • Financial Technology Advisory and Operating Risk Services
  • Asset Restructuring and Monetization
  • Risk Management Solutions, Implementation and Integration
  • Outsourcing Platforms
  • Training Workshops
  • Research and Seminars

Asset Management Firms & Fund Services

Hedge Funds | 40 Act Funds | Structured Funds
Private Equity Funds | Real Estate Funds

Arta Advisors offers independent and insightful assessment of funds and portfolio managers, benefiting both managers and investors. Our services include in-depth review of risk, performance, procedures, partnership agreements, fund structure, compliance and other essential aspects of asset management. In addition to due diligence, our team of experts provides risk management and compliance advice and programs, best-practices guidelines and monitoring assistance. We support your internal risk management and compliance efforts, ensuring ongoing compliance with regulatory developments and offer outsourcing programs managed by domain experts and former regulators.

Our comprehensive approach is both qualitative and quantitative encompassing:

  • Fund Management Team Assessment
  • Performance Analysis
  • Investment Philosophy, Strategy and Processes
  • Risk Management and Quantification Methodology
  • Valuation and Reporting
  • Fund Analysis
  • Risk Profile and Portfolio Analysis
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Third-Party Service Providers
  • Independent Oversight Committees, Advisory Board
  • Governance and Regulatory Compliance

Risk Management Programs

Arta Advisors offers risk evaluation and solutions to fund managers and financial institutions. Our qualitative and quantitative methodologies and tools are proven to meet our clients’ needs, whether for an entire entity or a specific business line.

Our subject-matter experts design customized risk management programs covering:

  • Operational Risk
  • Balance Sheet and Liquidity Risk
  • Counterparty and Collateral Risk
  • Policies, Methodologies and Procedures
  • Quantitative Analytics and Qualitative Approaches
  • Valuation Methodology
  • Strategy Guidance
  • Recording, Reporting and Transparency
  • Internal Controls and Oversight Committees
  • IT Capabilities and Recovery Plans
  • Governance and Regulatory Compliance Programs

Corporate Governance

Whether you are interested in enhancing your corporate governance or developing a new governance program, Arta Advisors can help. Through a comprehensive review of your processes and procedures and oversight functions, we identify key risk indicators and reporting gaps. We then design comprehensive and cohesive guidelines for coordinated business strategies, risk management best-practices, controls and compliance programs. Our programs incorporate transparency and reporting standards, facilitating effective and insightful communication across all areas of your business. To ensure the effectiveness of our solutions and program adequacy, we design and institute robust and automated monitoring programs, which provide ongoing surveillance capability.

Key Services:

  • Review of Oversight Functions, Compliance Policies and Procedures
  • Identification of Key Risk Indicators and Reporting Gaps
  • Comprehensive and Cohesive Guidelines for Coordinated Business Strategies, Risk Management Best-Practices, Controls and Compliance Programs
  • Transparency and Reporting Standards
  • Robust and Automated Monitoring Programs

Regulatory Compliance

The new regulatory environment and its increased levels of scrutiny represent greater challenges and complexity for financial institutions and asset management firms alike. To minimize the impact of these changes on your operations, Arta Advisors’ experts analyze your organization’s specific needs and provide customized, full-service solutions. Our capabilities include a comprehensive compliance program and ongoing monitoring, which can either be administered by your specialists or managed and monitored on our platform to ensure optimal performance.

Our services include:

  • Review of Governance and Regulatory Requirements
  • Risk Management Programs
  • Compliance Programs
  • New Business Strategies Impact Study and Advice
  • Regulatory Reform Integration Assistance
  • Disclosure Guidelines and Training
  • Advice on Regulatory Defense Matters