The 2020 edition of the GIPS Standards was released on June 28, 2019. One of the major initiatives of the overhaul was to make compliance with the GIPS standards easier for alternative managers.
June 25, 2019
Every few years, ACA Compliance Group and eVestment release a joint survey that queries industry participants on the value of compliance with the GIPS standards. One continual trend that we have noticed is an uptick in interest among alternative asset managers in the GIPS standards.
June 4, 2019
Claiming compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) is gaining significant traction with credit asset managers due to the increased demand from institutional investors.
May 9, 2019
Just when we thought the upcoming Uber IPO was the biggest news in private markets, we get a hot take from the Oracle of Omaha. At the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Warren Buffett noted “[w]e have seen a number of proposals from private equity funds where the returns are really not calculated in a manner that I would regard as honest; [i]f I were running a pension fund, I would be very careful about what was being offered to me.”
October 26, 2018
The popularity and worldwide adoption of the the GIPS standards by investment management firms is largely due to demand by asset owners. In the interest of risk management, asset owners increasingly require external investment managers to comply with the GIPS standards. Recently, more asset owners have begun to apply the same principles to their own performance reporting and ACA Performance Services is seeing growing interest in attaining GIPS compliance among the asset owner community.
June 8, 2018
Investment advisers need an infrastructure for GIPS® compliance that can survive an SEC examination. While there are many similarities between the rules under the Advisers Act and the requirements of the GIPS standards, there are also notable differences.
May 1, 2018
Please join ACA Performance Services for a complimentary breakfast focused on industry updates related to investment performance.
April 11, 2018
ACA’s Spring 2018 Compliance and Performance Conference will include for the fourth time a performance-focused track specifically on issues related to performance measurement and the GIPS standards. Throughout the year, you have several performance conferences to choose from, so what makes ACA better than the others? Well, let us tell you…