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Reputational Due Diligence 

 

Reputational risk is critical for any asset owner.

Before allocating capital to a new asset manager, Castle Hall's Reputational Due Diligence profiles allow rapid, cost effective validation of manager reputational risk - across regulatory filings, legal databases, sanctions and politically exposed person watchlists. Each RDD profile also includes extensive media searches across web, social media and premium news sources, including the Wall Street Journal.

Once invested, RDD monitoring provides daily updates when your managers are "in the news" - or in court.

RDD is available on asset management companies and individual management company executives. RDD will shortly expand to allow coverage of service providers, directors and trustees, and to follow the reputational footprint of underlying portfolio companies.

Each Reputational Due Diligence Profile draws on a comprehensive range of public records sources, carefully curated by Castle Hall’s RDD team.

  1. ADV data from DiligenceExpress, Castle Hall's comprehensive ADV database (applicable to investment managers registered as advisors with the US Securities and Exchange Commission)
  2. ADV Analytics: Castle Hall evaluates more than 25 ADV analytical factors, including short track record, existence of disciplinary disclosures, or a material, year on year rise or fall in regulatory assets under management
  3. Review of watchlists (more than 800 analyzed); search for sanctions and for politically exposed persons
  4. Review of legal databases, including evidence of fines and regulatory actions
  5. Adverse media on the web and social media
  6. Curated, real time media monitoring

Exiger DDIQ

Castle Hall integrates the Exiger DDIQ platform into each Reputational Diligence engagement. DDIQ is an automated due diligence solution based on a cognitive computing platform that accesses thousands of sources. Inputs include open and deep web sources, corporate registration records and compliance databases.

Castle Hall also partners with Exiger to perform full scope background investigations on both management companies and individual fund executives. Exiger background checks, fully integrated into the Castle Hall platform, can be conducted on an initial or update basis.

Contact your Castle Hall representative to learn more about Castle Hall's partnership with Exiger.

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Factiva

Reputational Due Diligence includes an initial media search and ongoing media monitoring powered by Dow Jones Factiva, providing Castle Hall clients with a fully institutional media monitoring tool.

Factiva ensures media information is permanently archived and fully licensed from the content provider with no copyright infringement. Factiva accesses more than 30,000 premium sources, including licensed publications, websites and blogs, supported by Castle Hall's own review of industry publications and media sources.

Contact your Castle Hall representative to learn more about Castle Hall's partnership with Dow Jones and the Factiva team.

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The 7 Steps of Effective Due Diligence

Reputational Due Diligence is part of Castle Hall's 7 steps of effective due diligence.
 
To learn more about the 7 steps, visit our main website.  7 steps

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