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CAIA celebrates growth, plans new chapters in Texas, Ireland, Middle East and Australia

Monday, November 25, 2013

Sophie Grenier-van Straelen, Asterias Ltd for Opalesque

CAIA, the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association, presented Friday evening its fourth annual leadership awards. 130 selected guests were invited to join CAIA at the ballroom of the Mandarin Hyde Park Hotel in Knightsbridge London for a superb networking event. CAIA always manages to attract high profiles and leaders in the industry to celebrate excellence ! And thanks to the contribution and support of PAMCO, Wiley and Pearson, the dinner was un délice !

Florence Lombard, CEO of the association, has contributed to the creation of the curriculum in 2002 with Professor Thomas Schneeweis. CAIA has rapidly been recognized as a value educational programme for a career in the alternative investment sector. Today, CAIA counts 6,500 holders in more than 80 countries. The association has 17 Chapters, with the launch last week of the CAIA Washington DC.

Forthcoming new chapters are planned in Texas, Ireland, Middle-East and Australia. 21 Universities are partnering with CAIA with the latest agreement signed with the University College Cork in Ireland this week !

PAAMCO sponsors the 100WHF scholarship programme to the CAIA Charter and supported 50 young professional women over five years.

The CAIA education programme has triggered growing interest from leading financial institutions, consultants and Investors, all present in the room to support the association.

The award......................

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