The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,800 corporate members in over 50 countries. AIMA’s hedge fund and private debt fund manager members collectively manage more than $1.8 trillion in assets.
AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes and sound practice guides. AIMA liaises with the media in order to better inform stakeholders about the industry. AIMA is committed to developing skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) - first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists. AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors).