The CAIA Association is an independent, not-for-profit, global organization committed to education and professionalism in the field of alternative investments. The organization provides unbiased insight on a broad range of investment strategies and industry issues, including bringing greater diversification to portfolio construction decisions to achieve better long-term investor outcomes. A Member-driven organization representing professionals in more than 95 countries, the organization is dedicated to creating greater alignment, transparency, and knowledge for all investors, with a specific emphasis on alternative investments. The CAIA Association is best known for the CAIA Charter.
CAIA also offers the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program®, an online course that provides an introduction to alternative investing.
The association aims to raise the standards of the industry through credentialing of investment professionals, advocating with regulators and senior leaders, and developing world class thought leadership.
CAIA Association specializes in education, alternative investments, due diligence, professional development, private equity, private credit, credential, portfolio management, investment education, hedge funds, ethical investing, ESG, and sustainability.
The CAIA Association® was founded by:
The Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM)
The CAIA Association in Numbers
11,000+ Members Worldwide
31+ CAIA Chapters
250 Events Annually
80 Academic & Association Partnerships