"Our mission is to help fund accountants better understand the private equity industry in order to work in a seamless manner with GPs and LPs and consistently exceed their expectations"
PE Accounting Insights

Who Are We?

Mariya Stefanova

Our Founder Partner Mariya Stefanova is the author of “Private Equity Accounting” – the first and only comprehensive book on private equity accounting in the world.

Mariya has more than 14 years of experience in accounting and finance of which seven years in private equity accounting including three years in training fund accountants during which period she trained over 150 fund accountants.
Previously Mariya was working in the Technical Department of Augentius Fund Administration, a premium provider of fund administration services specialised in private equity and real estate funds, she was in charge of the technical training of the Client Services accountants and keeping them up-to-date with the industry and accounting developments. Mariya was also providing advice to clients and client services accountants in resolving complex technical issues, as well as performing technical reviews of accounts, quarterly investor reports and complex calculations.

Before joining Augentius in 2008, Mariya was working for another fund administrator Mourant International Finance Administration (now State Street) looking after a portfolio of private equity clients. Before joining Mourant in 2006, Mariya was working for Calyon, a French investment bank and before Calyon she was working for Patron Capital Partners, a leading European opportunistic real estate manager.
Mariya started her career with a big chemical company in Bulgaria where she was a chief accountant and subsequently was a financial controller for a Belgian industrial catering company.”

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What do we do?

Private Equity Accounting Insights is a private equity accounting training and consultancy firm, providing specialist training and technical advice for private equity houses, fund administrators and individual fund accountants. Some of our services are:

  • Private Equity Accounting Academy – our standardised training for fund accountants, administrators and other fund staff
  • Bespoke In-house Training
  • Periodic Technical & Industry Updates
  • Resolving Technical Queries
  • Independent Reviews
  • Independent Advice
  • Complete Technical & Training Solutions
  • Carried Interest Modelling - coming in 2012
  • EVCA/BVCA Reporting - coming in 2012

Our Approach – How Do We Work?

We carefully select, from a vast database of industry experts, and put together a team of the best suited expert (lawyers, accountants, tax advisors, analysts, etc.) for your needs depending on the subject matter and the complexity of the issue, in order to provide you with the best solution.

Why Choose Us?

Because of our:

  • Vast Industry Expertise
  • Experience
  • Pragmatic Approach
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Flexibility of Our Solutions
  • We do not burden you with unnecessary administrative expenses and overheads