Private-equity firms report fund fees and performance mostly in formats that investors have to disaggregate
ADS Initiative advocates for a standard method of reporting private-equity costs and performance. By Luis Garcia
Alice Murray, Editor, The Drawdown, in discussion with Lorelei Graye, Founder and President, ADS Initiative
"Says one GP, 'You should love what ADS is trying to achieve, this increases your data
integrity and it takes the poison out of bespoke reporting.' 'There’s an opportunity for
firms to be the vanguard...'"
"People in our field tend to believe it’s too complicated to solve but we are challenging the industry to think differently.”
"Daniel Gregor, a director at Allianz Capital Partners, said the goal of the program, known as the Adopting Data Standards Initiative, is to get private-equity firms to adopt a standard way of telling investors how their funds are performing."
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