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Macquarie University and the CAIA Association enter strategic partnership to advance alternative investment, hedge funds education

Monday, May 13, 2013

From Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia – Australia’s Macquarie University and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association have forged a strategic partnership to advance alternative investment and hedge funds education.

Under the deal the CAIA Association and the Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre’s Master of Applied Finance program, the Applied Finance Centre’s students will be given access to the CAIA Association's curriculum and events and be eligible to apply for scholarships to earn the CAIA Charter, which requires passing rigorous Level I and Level II examinations.

Jo Murphy, Managing Director, Asia Pacific & EMEA, CAIA Association said in a statement, "Through this partnership, Macquarie students will have access to the most current, in-depth education in asset classes such as commodities, hedge funds, and private equity, giving them a competitive advantage in the growing field of alternative investing."

Murphy and Professor Kevin Jameson, Director of the Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre, signed the deal.

For his part, Jason commented, "We are delighted to be the first education partner of the CAIA Association in Australia and believe that this partnership will support our goal to create the best possible career outco......................

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