Semaphore is a leading global professional services provider of Private Equity funds-under-management and technology/market diligence. Semaphore currently holds fiduciary obligations as General Partner for eight Private Equity funds and advises General and Limited Partners around the world. It has conducted hundreds of successful diligence engagements for the most well respected Corporations, Institutions and General Partners of PE and VC funds. Among Semaphore clients are numerous Limited Partners including Banks and Public Pension Funds, dozens of Private Equity and Venture Capital partnerships, hundreds of corporate and government entities as well as the most respected of national and international law firms.
Private Equity Funds-Under-Management Advisory Services
Semaphore takes over troubled VC and PE funds at the invitation of Limited Partners as well as providing business advisory and strategic services to funds and General Partners. It also provides independent assessment of fund operations using the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) Quality Assurance Program (QAP) best practice standards, which Semaphore principally authored.
Technology Advisory Services
The Semaphore Technology Diligence practice independently reviews and assesses an organization’s people, processes, strategy, markets and technology. This level of diligence identifies deficiencies in those areas and provides recommendations for remediation. The tried and proven methodology of Independent Verification and Validation (IVV) has been adapted to provide the necessary standards based approach to the analysis of corporate operations and needs.