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Cascade Suite

Calculation, allocation, and reporting platform for alternative investment managers

Transform and automate accounting and finance activities, historically reliant on manual effort and spreadsheets, with Deloitte’s Cascade Suite. Designed to support operations (e.g., waterfalls, carry plans, portfolio analytics, pre- and post-investment scenario analysis, profit and loss (P&L) allocations), Cascade Suite can help enhance manager decision-making and delivers a scalable approach to data transfer, complex calculations, and stakeholder engagement to improve processes, oversight, and product profitability.


How we can help



Fees and waterfalls

  • Private equity waterfalls, including hurdle rates and preferred return, gross and net internal rates of return (IRRs), catch-up and promote calculations
  • Management and performance fee calculations and partner allocations
  • Partner capital accounts, capital calls, stock/cash distributions and notices
  • High fidelity “what if?” analyses around investment and fund performance


Carry and rewards

  • Comprehensive carry plan, co-investment, and compensation administration solution
  • Transparent and custom-branded employee portal with clearly communicated total compensation and dynamic dashboards
  • Support for plan and program nuances throughout life cycle of joiners, leavers, vesting, and new plans/awards
  • Engage your employees more frequently and with better information while reducing administrative burden and manual effort


Expense allocations

  • Tracking and monitoring costs/expenses and attributing to products
  • Employee time tracking portal and general ledger data feeds with approvals and overrides
  • Variety of allocation approaches for different expense types and groups
  • Detailed expense allocation and product profitability reporting with drilldown




Why Cascade Suite?

A trusted provider

Cascade Suite and our leading investment management team together are a trusted technology and professional services provider. Our professionals have worked with many of the largest managers and fund administrators, including 47 of the top 50 private equity firms, seven of the top 10 US hedge funds, and a majority of the top 10 fund administrators. We bring this private equity, accounting, fund carry and rewards, and financial technology experience to you.

  • More than 700 funds with over $1 trillion in assets under management trust Cascade Suite for calculations and reporting.
  • We are continuously investing in innovation and evolving our platform, guided by existing and ongoing projects, the alternative investment industry, and technology trends.
  • More than 50 full-time professionals support Cascade Suite product development and implementations. We can also leverage the 10,000+ professionals across Deloitte currently serving investment managers for additional support and areas of experience.

Get in touch to learn more about Cascade Suite as a license implementation or as a managed service. We are happy to answer your questions and provide a demo.


Sid Jain
Senior Manager | Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory
Deloitte & Touche LLP
+1 212 436 6181

Jason Johnson
Managing Director | Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory
Deloitte & Touche LLP
+1 303 294 4228

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