SAN RAFAEL, CA – Private Equity Wire, a provider of news and analysis for the private equity industry, has announced Phoenix American winner in the category Best Administrator – Client Service, based on voting in its US Emerging Managers Awards. The distinction reflects Phoenix American’s decades of commitment to high-touch customer services for client fund sponsors, their investors and financial advisors.

The Private Equity Wire US Emerging Manager Awards recognize excellence among private equity emerging fund managers and service providers. The service provider categories span all the key areas of the broader private equity industry. The nominated firms were based on a widespread survey of emerging private equity fund managers. Voting for the awards was conducted via an online poll of the entire Private Equity Wire userbase, in which participants were asked to make their choice from among the shortlisted firms in each category. The voting saw a high level of engagement from this niche part of the market with over 7,300 votes cast coming from fund managers, allocators and service providers.

Phoenix American, a veteran provider of fund administration and transfer agent services to private equity and venture capital funds, combines long experience and advanced technology with a commitment to personalized service for client sponsors, investors, financial advisors and other industry participants. With the growing sophistication of alternative investment funds, Phoenix American has developed advanced and integrated operational solutions for clients while emphasizing responsive client service as essential to supporting client success.

“Phoenix American has prioritized customer service since our early days as a fund sponsor,” said Andrew Constantin, Chief Operating Officer at Phoenix American.  “We are very gratified by this recognition from the voters in Private Equity Wire’s competition. It shows that the alternative investment fund industry as a whole values white-glove client service as much as we do.”

Phoenix American provides fund administration, transfer agent services and back-office outsourcing to fund companies in the alternative investment industry. The Phoenix American Aviation Services Group, including its Irish subsidiary, PAFS Ireland Ltd, provides managing agent, accounting and corporate services for asset-backed securitizations (ABS) and other structured finance in the commercial aircraft and aircraft engine leasing industry. The company is an affiliate of Phoenix American Incorporated along with SFS, a provider of sales reporting solutions for mutual funds and ETFs. Phoenix American was founded in 1972, is headquartered in Larkspur, CA and has five offices worldwide.