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GIPS® compliance verification and investment performance services

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ACA Performance Services provides GIPS® compliance verification and consulting services to investment managers around the globe. Our team — comprised of more than 60 professionals with extensive GIPS standards and performance experience — is the largest group of professionals in the world solely dedicated to GIPS compliance verification and related services.


ACA has the largest market share of verified firms in P&I's Top 100 list:

53% of Top 100 GIPS Verified firms work with ACA

(P&I top 100 list compared to the eVestment database as of 8/31/2020)


How We Help


GIPS Compliance Services

GIPS Compliance Services

  • Pre-Compliance Consulting: Expert advice needed to bring your firm into compliance with the GIPS standards
  • Firm-Wide GIPS Compliance Verification: Independent review of your firm’s claim of GIPS compliance
  • Performance Examination: In addition to GIPS compliance verification, a composite-specific review can be performed
  • 2020 GIPS Compliance Gap Analysis: Assistance in assessing the impact of the 2020 GIPS standards for your GIPS-defined firm
  • Education & Training: Year-round education including webcasts, national compliance conferences, regional roundtables, and customized onsite training.

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Focused Performance Review

Focused Performance Review

  • In-depth review of data, methodologies, records, controls, and disclosures to support calculating investment performance
  • Assistance with the execution of the firm's compliance program
  • Results in a summary report to management, including findings and recommendations, in accordance with regulatory requirements and industry leading practices

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Performance Certifications

Performance Certifications

  • Review and examination of input data, methodologies, and assumptions used to support an investment performance track record
  • Provides assurance and lends credibility to the underlying track record
  • Results in customized performance certification statement provided by ACA to the firm which may be used in marketing efforts

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Performance Secondments

Secondments For Firms

  • Skilled resources on a short to long-term basis to assist firms during times of need, such as personnel transactions or extended absences.
  • Assist firms on a routine basis to provide fresh perspectives and insight on a firm's performance program.

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Why Choose ACA Performance Services?

Largest Global GIPS Team

Largest global team of professionals solely dedicated to GIPS compliance verification and investment performance services

In-House Performance Expertise

Ability to leverage in-house regulatory and performance experience

GIPS Consulting Experience

Unmatched consulting expertise on unique GIPS compliance issues throughout the year

proprietary technology

Extensive investments in proprietary technology to optimize efficiencies in client workflow and meet the most stringent industry requirements

Whitepaper Common Practices of GIPS-Compliant Firms


Thought Leadership Spotlight

The CCO's Guide to the GIPS Standards: Essentials for Understanding and Mitigating Risk

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