Appleton Partners, Inc. Claims Compliance with Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)

Appleton Partners, Inc. (“Appleton”) claims compliance with Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). It has been independently verified for the period of January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2018. The verification report is available upon request. GIPS® verification should not be construed as approval or endorsement by any government or regulatory entity.

Established in 1986, Appleton is a Boston-based private investment management firm. It has built its reputation by looking to focus on investment results while managing portfolios designed for the individual needs of clients. Since the inception of Appleton, particular investment emphasis has been placed on high quality asset classes. Today, Appleton manages portfolios for intermediaries and individuals across the country, and has maintained the ability to deliver a customized investment solution to each client.

The GIPS standards are a set of standardized, industry-wide ethical principles that provide investment firms with guidance on how to calculate and report their investment results to prospective clients. The GIPS standards were created and are administered by CFA Institute, the global, not-for-profit association of investment professionals that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation, among others.

**To receive a list of composite descriptions of Appleton and/or a presentation that complies with GIPS®, please email, call (617) 338-0700, or write to Appleton Partners, One Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109.