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CurrentEffective: 1 January, 2020Categories: Alternative Investments, Leverage/DerivativesSource: 2020 GIPS Standards
Can unleveraged performance for funds and portfolios that are leveraged with derivatives be included in composites, or be presented in a GIPS Pooled Fund report? Please demonstrate how a firm may calculate the performance of derivatives on an unleveraged basis.