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ArchivedEffective: 1 January, 2006 - 31 December, 2019Categories: Private EquitySource: Interpretive Guidance for Private Equity
Must all private equity funds be included in at least one composite?
Yes. Firms are required to include all discretionary, fee-paying portfolios (funds/partnerships) in at least one composite that is managed according to a particular strategy or style. Firms must also separate funds with different vintage years into different composites.