AIMA

The Alternative Investment Management Association

Alternative Investment Management Association Representing alternative asset managers globally

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Founded in 1990, AIMA is the only professional trade association with worldwide membership representing the alternative asset management industry. Today, it has over 1,700 corporate members (with over 11,000 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 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 50 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 - 120 Adelaide Street West, Suite 2500, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 1T1, Canada. Tel +1 416 453 0111. Email
USA - 230 Park Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10169, USA. Email
Asia Pacific
China - Suite A10, 28th Floor SWFC, No. 100 Century Avenue, Pudong, Shanghai 200120, China, Tel +86 136 1191 9817. Email
Hong Kong - Unit 1302, 13/F, 71-73 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel +852 2526 0211. Email
Japan - A Japanese Ippan Shadan Hojin operating independently in Japan under a local licence agreement
Singapore - 12 Marina View, #21-01 Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961. 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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