AIMA

The Alternative Investment Management Association

Alternative Investment Management Association Representing the global hedge fund industry

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Founded in 1990, AIMA is the only professional trade association with worldwide membership representing the hedge fund industry. Today, it has over 1,500 corporate members (with over 8,000 individual contacts).

AIMA addresses the real issues effecting the industry’s development. Its focus on education, regulation, policy development and sound practices has resulted in a substantial body of work used around the world by members, institutional investors, policymakers and regulators. AIMA provides the centre of knowledge for the hedge fund industry.

AIMA has built an excellent reputation for its professionalism, high quality output and meaningful dialogue with policymakers around the world. Its role in this dynamic industry is substantial. It provides a unified voice for this large and growing industry.

Regions

AIMA branch offices and websites

AIMA's corporate members are based in over 40 countries.  They enjoy a wide variety of benefits and services from the organisation.  Due to our growth in recent years, we have established branch offices and National Groups in certain locations.

Americas
Canada - Suite 504 - 80 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2A4, Canada. Tel +1 416 453 0111. Email
USA - 230 Park Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10169, USA. Email
Asia Pacific
Australia - Unit 5/44 The Crescent Dee Why NSW 2099, Australia.Email
Hong Kong - Room 502, 5/F, Parker House, 72 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong. Tel +852 2526 0211. Email
Japan - A Japanese Ippan Shadan Hojin operating independently in Japan under a local licence agreement
Singapore - One Raffles Place, #27-03 Singapore 048616. Tel +65 6535 5494. Email
EMEA
Head office - 167 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2EA, UK. Tel +44 (0)20 7822 8380. Email

 

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      3. The Evolution of an Industry: KPMG/AIMA Global Hedge Fund Survey
      4. Contributing to Communities: A global review of charitable and philanthropic activities by the hedge fund industry
      5. Beyond 60-40: The evolving role of hedge funds in institutional investor portfolios
      6. The Cost of Compliance: Global hedge fund survey by AIMA, MFA and KPMG
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