Leading Fund Administrator to Offer Wdesk Platform to Private Equity and Real Estate Firms
AMES, Iowa and ATLANTA, Ga. – November 8, 2017 — Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of solutions for enterprise productivity, and FD Fund Administration, a leading private equity fund administrator and part of Frazier & Deeter, a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm, jointly announced today a strategic relationship to help private equity and real estate firms modernize their funds’ financial reporting and compliance processes.
“Workiva and its Wdesk platform help thousands of companies around the world streamline business reporting, compliance and data management,” said Tom DiEgidio, Partner and Private Equity Practice Leader of FD Fund Administration. “As a leading fund administrator, our private equity and real estate fund clients look to us to identify and deploy the most effective technologies to help establish controls and drive efficiency and effectiveness in their organizations. Wdesk is an ideal solution to address the high-level reporting and compliance needs of the evolving private equity industry.”
“Workiva is proud to partner with FD Fund Administration and to support the technology needs of the private equity industry,” said Matt Rizai, Chairman and CEO of Workiva. “Through our relationship with FD Fund Administration, private equity and real estate funds will be able to leverage our Wdesk platform, which will provide greater controls around collaboration, improve financial accuracy, increase data transparency and mitigate risk.”
FD Fund Administration is a subsidiary of Frazier & Deeter, a nationally ranked CPA firm and the first advisory firm to be “Wdesk Partner Certified,” which signifies the firm’s deep knowledge of the Wdesk platform.
“Workiva is a highly capable, innovative partner that listens to our input as it relates to the unique needs of the private equity industry,” said DiEgidio. “We are pleased to deploy the Wdesk platform, and we expect to continue the innovation process with Workiva to benefit our clients.”
Workiva (NYSE:WK) delivers Wdesk, an intuitive cloud platform that modernizes how people work within thousands of organizations, including over 70 percent of the Fortune 500®. Wdesk is built upon a data management engine, offering controlled collaboration, data integration, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate risk, improves productivity and gives users confidence in their data-driven decisions. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit workiva.com.
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About FD Fund Administration
FD Fund Administration (www.fd-fa.com) provides highly customizable fund administration services to meet the needs of complex real estate and private equity funds. FD-FA offers a robust suite of services, including fund accounting, investment reporting, tax administration, valuation services, investor servicing, company reporting and portfolio analytics and other services. FD Fund Administration is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with additional offices in New York and Atlanta.
About Frazier & Deeter
Frazier & Deeter is a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The firm provides tailored services across a wide range of tax, audit, accounting and advisory needs to achieve each client’s unique financial goals.
Frazier & Deeter has been named one of the 2016 Accounting Firms to Work For, the 56th largest CPA firm and one of the Fastest Growing CPA firms among the top 100 firms in the U.S. by Accounting Today magazine. Frazier & Deeter has also been named a Best of the Best CPA firm by INSIDE Public Accounting ten times. For more information, visit frazierdeeter.com.