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GIPS® Standards

The CFA Institute Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are globally accepted standards considered industry best practice for investment performance reporting and presentation. Adopted by hundreds of organizations around the world, the GIPS standards have been implemented by most of the top asset management firms.

By establishing requirements for consistent and transparent reporting, the GIPS standards empower investors to compare the past performance of asset managers. Find out how the GIPS standards can help your institution improve performance reporting, increase transparency, and enhance credibility.

* among investment managers, and claiming all or part of their business, according to data from Cerulli Associates

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


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Global Investment Industry Standard

2020 GIPS Standards

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    Asset Owners Tailored provisions for asset owners
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    Firms Tailored provisions for all investment firms, including hedge funds, private equity, and other alternative investments
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    Verifiers Combined requirements specifically for verifiers

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Upcoming Events

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11–12 September 2019 | Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

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Join us at one of three upcoming workshops to learn how to best apply the GIPS standards.

10 September 2019 in Scottsdale

24 March 2020 in Seattle

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