In 2000, DMS pioneered the first professional fund governance firm.

Today, with more than 225 professionals and the longest and most successful history in fund governance, DMS works with 60% of the world’s top hedge fund managers providing highly trusted fund governance services to more than $330 billion in fund assets around the world.

With the largest capacity in the industry, DMS successfully serves as Directors, Managing Members, Advisory Committee members, Conflict Advisory and Independent Fund representatives to more fund relationships than anyone else globally. In addition, we have a European suite of services available to our clients that facilitate the launching of European products and navigating AIFMD.

Managers and investors seeking high-quality fund governance overwhelmingly turn to DMS when they want to achieve industry-wide sound practices.


About Our Founder

Don Seymour has been recognized by the Financial Times as one of the most influential men in the global hedge fund industry. His visionary leadership is credited as making the Cayman Islands the number one jurisdiction for investment funds.


A global presence and distinguished depth of governance experience has established DMS Governance as a pioneer in the industry and sustained market leader. DMS seeks to deliver superior governance, risk and compliance services to provide comprehensive solutions to meet the evolving needs of our clients.