Alternative Investment Management Association Representing the global hedge fund industry
AIMA, the Alternative Investment Management Association, is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,600 corporate members in over 50 countries. AIMA has an active influence in policy development and provides leadership in industry initiatives such as educational programmes and areas of sound practices. AIMA has developed long-term relationships with regulators worldwide and has built a close collaboration with many investors in alternative funds.
AIMA provides a vibrant global network for its members. Its primary membership is drawn from the alternative funds industry whose managers pursue a wide range of modern asset management strategies. AIMA’s manager members collectively manage more than $1.5 trillion in assets.
AIMA is committed to developing industry skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) – the industry’s first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists.
AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors).