Private Investment Companies

Private investment companies can benefit from Sisterson's reasonable fees, responsiveness, and relevant technical expertise gathered through years of serving the industry.

Private Investment Companies

Sisterson’s roots are firmly planted in this area of practice. This is where it all began and where we have continued to build expertise for clients that have been with us since the beginning and for clients that are new to the firm. Our professionals work with clients ranging in size and scope – but with similar professional service needs. Sisterson has the experience and knowledge to work with:

  • Investment companies
  • Investment funds, such as venture capital funds, private equity funds, fund of funds, hedge funds, collective trust funds, and partnerships
  • Family offices including private foundations
  • Real estate investors or entities
  • Service providers of these organizations

We are committed to guaranteeing that our clients receive the highest level of quality service. Sisterson’s professionals are highly experienced and possess the essential knowledge needed when navigating through the wide-range of complexities and nuances impacting today’s private investors. 

Services Offered

Audit and Assurance
  • Audits and reviews of financial statements, including portfolios and/or portfolio companies
  • Fair Value (FASB 820) accounting and reporting compliance
  • Investment Company (FASB 946) accounting and reporting compliance
  • Agreed-upon procedures
  • Business process reviews and reporting system solutions
  • Review of fund organization documents
  • Partnership accounting
  • Review of contribution and distribution allocations
  • Performance measurement, including financial highlights, NAV calculations, and management fee allocations
  • Real estate occupancy and CAM audits
Tax Services
  • All aspects of tax planning
  • Choice of legal entity/organizational structure
  • Multi-tiered organizational structures
  • Preparation of entity and investor tax projections, returns, estimates, and Schedules K-1
  • Trust reporting
  • Foreign reporting including FBAR and FATCA
  • Investment partnership - special allocations
  • Tax basis tracking and analysis - IRC §704(c), §743, §704(b)
  • Accounting for Uncertain Tax Positions (FIN 48) accounting and reporting
Advisory Services
  • Due diligence and deal review, including M&A transactions and business valuations
  • Forensic services, including agreed-upon procedures and litigation and forensic investigations
  • Accounting and reporting system solutions and review of internal control environment
  • Fraud investigations
  • Litigation services
  • Professional referrals

Questions? Contact us.

Private Investment Companies Executive Team

Michael M. Comstock
Team Lead

Michael M. Comstock

Tax Partner
Sarah D. Eckels

Sarah D. Eckels

Tax Partner
Bradley P. Lusk

Bradley P. Lusk

Managing Partner, Assurance Services Partner
Melissa A. Pugne

Melissa A. Pugne

Tax Partner
John J. Sieger

John J. Sieger

Tax Partner
Matthew A. Ruzic

Matthew A. Ruzic

Assurance Services Director
Drew K. Zerick

Drew K. Zerick

Assurance Services Director
Aaron M. Janusey

Aaron M. Janusey

Assurance Services Manager
Sara L. Sessi

Sara L. Sessi

Tax Manager
Sara M. Slack

Sara M. Slack

Tax Manager
Rebecca L. Weisner

Rebecca L. Weisner

Tax Manager

Our goal is to be a strategic partner for our clients, and to look beyond the numbers in every engagement.  

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