January 17, 2017 | Press Release
Ultimus Fund Solutions Chosen by Diamond Hill Funds to Provide Fund ServicesCINCINNATI, OHIO – JANUARY 17, 2016 – Ultimus Fund Solutions®, LLC (Ultimus®) is pleased to announce it has been chosen by Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc. (Diamond Hill) to provide a range of fund services for the firm’s 12 mutual funds and 1 private investment fund, which encompass over $13 billion in net assets. Diamond Hill, a Columbus, Ohio-based investment management firm, selected Ultimus to leverage the firm’s industry leading technology, professional service model and strong control environment.
“Since the inception of our firm, we have placed our fiduciary responsibility to our clients first. That means not only delivering strong long-term investment results but also establishing best in class fund governance. In evaluating firms that provide fund accounting and transfer agent services, we wanted a partner that could deliver a customized high-touch service model with deep, experienced personnel resources,” said Gary Young, President of Diamond Hill Funds. “We believe Ultimus is the right mutual fund service provider for our funds and fund shareholders. Their service model combines a strong control environment with efficient and responsive day-to-day operations. We look forward to building a long-lasting relationship.”
Diamond Hill, founded in 2000, currently has over $19 billion in assets under management. The scope of services Ultimus will provide for Diamond Hill includes fund accounting, financial reporting, blue sky, transfer agent and shareholder services.
“We are delighted that a well-respected firm like Diamond Hill chose to partner with us for their back office solution. Large, successful fund families don’t often change service providers, unless they expect benefits,” said Bob Dorsey, CEO and Managing Director at Ultimus. “We pride ourselves in providing fund services which combine the latest technology, proven controls, and talented professionals with high levels of industry expertise so firms like Diamond Hill can focus on managing assets and servicing clients while we help manage the fund operations. We look forward to partnering with them for many years to come.”
###About Ultimus Fund Solutions
Ultimus Fund Solutions provides highly customized and comprehensive middle and back office services to midsize and small investment advisors. Ultimus offers service solutions for mutual funds, including fund organization, fund administration, fund accounting, transfer agent and distribution services for both open- and closed-end funds, plus turnkey solutions for collective investment trusts.
Ultimus’ middle office service solution for separately managed accounts and private funds encompasses managing the technology infrastructure and operations required to manufacture the data needed for front office decision support platforms, enabling delivery of detailed reporting to advisors, investors, and regulators. Ultimus’ comprehensive services are performed by teams of accountants, attorneys, paralegals and other professionals with a wealth of financial services experience.For more information, visit www.ultimusfundsolutions.com.
For more information about Diamond Hill Capital Management, please visit www.diamond-hill.com.