Giving you in-depth knowledge of portfolio management performance and financial analytics.

Managing liquidity pools offers the unique opportunity to analyze data for deeper asset management insights. Through an agreement with Principal Global Investors, we offer those insights to help you make better decisions and create more value across every interaction. We deliver effective, timely, accurate, and flexible information to help meet your needs. Our integrated systems provide comprehensive reporting and accounting of all domestic and global securities with many different options and methods available to you. 

What are the options for financial reporting? 

  • Daily and month-end portfolio information
  • Ad hoc and custom reporting
  • Accounting reports
  • Annual reporting for government and audit requirements
  • Summary reporting for completion of Form 5500

What are our available accounting methods? 

  • Trade or settlement date
  • Full accrual or cash
  • Cost basis (average, specific lot, LIFO, FIFO, high cost)
  • Liability accounting
  • Fund unitization
  • Donor accounting
  • Dollar/plan accounting
  • Amortization

What specialized reporting does Principal® Custody Solutions provide?

  • Multi-currency reporting
  • Performance measurement reporting
  • Analytics and attribution:
    • Compliance reporting
    • Risk analytics reporting
    • General ledger reporting
    • Investment guideline monitoring

While complex portfolios with multiple consolidations use a consistent accounting approach, we also have the capability to utilize different methods for individual accounts.

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Principal Global Advisors is a specialized investment management group within Principal Global Investors®.  Principal Global Investors leads global asset management at Principal®.  

Custody and trust services are provided by Principal Bank®, Member FDIC, and/or Principal Trust Company®.  These services are provided under the trade name Principal® Custody Solutions, a division of Principal Bank. Principal Trust Company is a trade name of Delaware Charter Guarantee & Trust Company. 

When Principal Custody Solutions is providing investment management services, Principal Custody Solutions serves as the investment manager or discretionary trustee, but leverages the investment expertise of Principal Global Advisors.  Customers may also contract directly with Principal Global Advisors for investment management services.  In those instances, Principal Custody Solutions serves solely in a custodial or trustee capacity.  Please refer to your underlying service agreements for details.

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