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Peter Cogan in Financial Services has audit, tax and advisory experience and leads the Private Equity Group

Peter J. Cogan
Partner

212.891.4047

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Specialties

  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Broker-Dealers
  • Funds of Funds
  • Audit & Assurance
  • Financial Services - Private Equity

Activities

  • AICPA
  • NYSSCPA - Investment Company Committee
  • MFA

Office Location

  • New York

Peter Cogan is an Audit Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services Group with more than 25 years of audit, tax and advisory experience.  He also leads the Private Equity Group within the financial services practice.  Peter has been a member of the firm's Executive Committee for more than ten years and Director of the Cayman Islands office since it was established in 2001.  

 

Prior to his current role leading the financial services practice, he served as audit partner for several of the firm’s largest hedge and private equity fund clients.  He has represented clients as an outsourced Private Equity Fund CFO as well through the firm’s fund administration practice.  

 

Peter speaks frequently before professional audiences and the media, and is co-author of “Auditing a Private Equity Fund,” published in Private Equity International’s The US Private Equity Fund Compliance Companion. In addition, he helps lead training programs for the firm’s financial services staff.  

 

Peter graduated from Hofstra University with a B.B.A. in Accounting.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) where he serves on the Investment Company Committee and Managed Funds Association (MFA).