GTCR Completes Acquisitions of Ultimus and Gemini

Combination creates largest independent institutional strength fund administrator

CINCINNATI and HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisitions of Ultimus Fund Solutions and The Gemini Companies in a strategic combination.  The combined company, which will operate as Ultimus Fund Solutions, is a leading provider of full service fund administration, accounting and investor solutions to traditional and alternative fund managers. On behalf of its clients, the combined company services approximately $150 billion of assets under administration and over 840 total funds.


Ultimus and Gemini have both been innovators in comprehensive and customized middle and back-office solutions that help fund managers and investors. The companies’ solutions are differentiated by proficiencies in innovative fund strategies, industry leading technology, highly automated processes, and best-in-class, engaged client service. The combination creates the largest independent institutional strength firm providing these solutions with enhanced scale, broader product offerings and significant technological capabilities to service fund managers.

GTCR will work with the combined company’s management team, led by CEO Gary Tenkman, to execute the integration of Ultimus and Gemini. In addition, GTCR and management will continue to invest in technology and further expand product offerings and solutions for clients.

Latham & Watkins advised GTCR on the acquisitions.  Broadhaven Capital Partners served as financial advisor to GTCR.  Raymond James & Associates served as financial advisor to Gemini.