Weaver launches asset management advisory services


IPA 100 company based in Houston Weaver (FY22 net income of $197.6 million) launched a new Asset Management Consulting Services team to provide internal audit, compliance, risk management and management consulting services .

“Today’s complex investment strategies require a keen eye on controls, compliance and risk management, and adding these services fits well with our strategy of adding expertise to serve the industry. financial services,” says the CEO and MP. Jean Mackel. “Weaver’s alternative investments practice currently serves more than 2,500 fund clients, and this expansion allows us to better serve the investment community, including alternative and retail funds, registered investment advisers and large investors. institutional.”

Led by the General Manager Bruce Millsthe new team will work with investment advisers and asset managers to meet complex regulatory compliance requirements for clients, focusing on services such as risk assessment and the development of audit plans, monitoring and advisory reviews throughout the asset management lifecycle, compliance program management and advice related to enterprise risk management, advisor due diligence, third party risk, ESG assessments and more.

Mills comes to Weaver with more than three decades of experience at a multinational investment firm where he last served as global head of compliance monitoring. He previously led the organization’s North American internal audit department, covering all aspects of commercial and investment products offered, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, private equity, real estate and managed accounts.