IFRS 10 Investment entity

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IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial StatementsIFRS 10 Investment entity

IFRS 10 Investment entity

27 A parent shall determine whether it is an investment entity. An investment entity is an entity that:

  1. obtains funds from one or more investors for the purpose of providing those investor(s) with investment management services;
  2. commits to its investor(s) that its business purpose is to invest funds solely for returns from capital appreciation, investment income, or both; and
  3. measures and evaluates the performance of substantially all of its investments on a fair value basis.

Paragraphs B85A–B85M provide related application guidance.

28 In assessing whether it meets the definition described in paragraph 27, an entity shall consider whether it has the following typical characteristics of an investment entity:

  1. it has more than one investment (see paragraphs B85O–B85P);
  2. it has more than one investor (see paragraphs B85Q–B85S);
  3. it has investors that are not related parties of the entity (see paragraphs B85T–B85U); and
  4. it has ownership interests in the form of equity or similar interests (see paragraphs B85V–B85W).

The absence of any of these typical characteristics does not necessarily disqualify an entity from being classified as an investment entity. An investment entity that does not have all of these typical characteristics provides additional disclosure required by paragraph 9A of IFRS 12 Disclosure of Interests in Other Entities.

29 If facts and circumstances indicate that there are changes to one or more of the three elements that make up the definition of an investment entity, as described in paragraph 27, or the typical characteristics of an investment entity, as described in paragraph 28, a parent shall reassess whether it is an investment entity.

30 A parent that either ceases to be an investment entity or becomes an investment entity shall account for the change in its status prospectively from the date at which the change in status occurred (see paragraphs B100–B101).

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