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GIPS® Standards for Asset Owners

2020 GIPS Standards for Asset Owners

View the standards (PDF)

As a best practice, asset owners not only should demand compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) from firms they hire, but also can benefit from adopting the Standards themselves.

Read the adopting release for asset owners (PDF)

Access the 2010 edition of the GIPS standards and supporting resources

Why Should Asset Owners Comply with the GIPS Standards?

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    Demonstrates to legislative bodies, oversight boards, beneficiaries, and the investing public a voluntary commitment to delivering transparent and comparable investment performance reporting
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    Signals a commitment to adhering to global best practices for reporting investment performance
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    Identifies a subset of investment managers that are committed to the highest ethical principles for performance reporting
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    Provides comparable and reliable performance data for selection of asset managers across all asset classes and strategies, including equity, fixed income, private equity, real estate, and hedge funds

Already complying with the GIPS standards and ready to submit the GIPS Compliance Notification Form? Start the process now.


Learn more about how to comply with the GIPS standards

What Leading Asset Owners Say about the GIPS Standards

Robert Paterson
Michael Trotsky

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