Performance Perspectives Blog

Thoughts on performance measurement from David Spaulding and other members of our team.

Simplify GIPS Compliance

Looking for ways to simplify GIPS compliance Let's face it: complying with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) can be a challenge. And so, why not look for ways to simplify the process? Here are a few ideas you may find of interest. Get off of...

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Incorporating mutual funds into a GIPS composite

Things to know about incorporating mutual funds into a GIPS composite Many asset managers who are seeking compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) want to include mutual funds. While this is fairly easy to do, there are a few things that you...

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Accruing advisory fees: does it make sense?

I recently sent a suggestion into the GIPS(R) (Global Investment Performance Standards) Help Desk, suggesting that they introduce a recommendation, if not an outright ban, on firms deducting the annual fee from the annual gross-of-fee return, to arrive at their annual...

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Overcoming the fear of GIPS compliance

GIPS compliance brings more than opportunities Since its introduction nearly 20 years ago, the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) has brought with it much more than greater marketing opportunities, piece of mind, and improved operations. Just its mere...

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Do You Trust Your Performance Numbers?

NOTE: today's post is from a guest blogger, Marshall Smith, CIPM. Marshall is the Chief Product Officer at First Rate. It originally appeared on LinkedIn, and we were so impressed with it that we asked Marshall if we could post it here, as well. He graciously agreed....

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