4 About the ILPA The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) engages, empowers and connects limited partners (LPs) to maximize their performance on an individual, institutional and collective basis. Serving more than 515 member institutions representing over $2 trillion USD of private equity assets under management (AUM), ILPA is the only global organiza- tion dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of LPs and their beneficiaries through best-in-class education, content, advocacy and networking. ILPA takes seriously its role in facilitating the growth and sustainability of this industry. It is imperative to the health of the private equity ecosystem that market actors adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards, deal fairly and honestly, invest responsibly and act with integrity and transparency. This guidance is intended to engender and sustain trust and a sense of long-term partnership in the industry.