GIPS: Global Investment Performance Standards

GIPS is the abbreviated form of Global Investment Performance Standards.

This term refers to a set of standardized ethical principles which lets wealth managers and other financial intermediaries rate and prove their performance.

The goal of GIPS is the implementation of a united international standard for performance assessment. Wealth managers in over 30 countries have already adopted GIPS.

Created and issued by the CFA Institute, a U.S. association of financial professionals, GIPS certification is also available in Switzerland. Accreditation is supervised by the Schweizerische Bankievereinigung (SBVg).

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