Vishnu Patwari - BDO San Francisco

Vishnu Patwari

Assurance Partner


BDO San Francisco Office



Executive Summary

Vishnu Patwari has more than 12 years of experience serving complex alternative fund clients in Los Angeles, Dublin and San Francisco. His clients range in size from start-up managers to multinational, multibillion dollar alternative investment firms. He has a deep understanding of the asset management industry and the issues involved in serving corporate investment advisers, investment partnerships, venture capital funds, private equity funds, hedge funds and fund of funds. 
Vishnu has worked with various investment managers on fund structuring, investment valuations, financial statement disclosure requirements, and partner allocations. He has also worked on a wide range of strategies and structures, including private equity and venture investments, long/short equity, fixed income, leveraged loans, and domestic LP/LLC and Cayman-based master-feeder/parallel fund platforms.
Vishnu also has experience with Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS), verifications, performance examinations and consulting services for a diverse selection of investment advisors. 
In addition to his client service role, Vishnu has served in various internal learning and development roles. He has contributed to developing technical training materials and customizing BDO’s audit tools. 

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)


B.Com., Accounting, Mumbai University