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CAIA to launch Chapter in Paris, Kedge Capital Fund Management CIO to speak at opening launch event Dec 7th

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, the globally recognized association for credentialed alternative investment professionals, will launch its 12th chapter in Paris on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Hôtel Westminster, 13 rue de la Paix. The event is open to CAIA members, candidates, and financial professionals in the alternative investment space. Guests can register at caia.org.

Francois-Serge Lhabitant, CIO of Kedge Capital Fund Management and coauthor of the CAIA Level II: Advanced Core Topics in Alternative Investments, will speak at the opening celebration. His presentation is titled “Hedge Funds: from leading edge to bleeding hedge and back."

“We are delighted to close the year with the launch of CAIA France,” said E. Craig Asche, Executive Director of the CAIA Association. “Our decision to establish this chapter is in response to the active CAIA membership in France and the demand for alternative investment education and networking events that strengthen professional contacts, enhance industry knowledge and keep members apprised of new AI developments.” Asche will be at the event, as will Florence Lombard, former CEO of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA); and Steve Wallace, CAIA, Director of Industry Relations – EMEA at the CAIA Association.

Philippe Maupas, CAIA, Partner, Quantalys, and Grégory Molinaro, CAIA, Portfolio Manager, CPR Asset Management were instrumental in forming the chapter and are CAIA France co-chairs. In addition, three CAIA members have volunteered as Chapter Executives: Charles Vernudachi, CAIA, Senior Client Relationship Manager, Key Asset Management; Olivier Bourgi, CAIA, Methodology, Process and Information System Management (CTO), Nexar Capital Group – AAAM; and Olivier Jéséquel, CAIA, Director - Business Development, bfinance.

CAIA France is the fifth European chapter for the global alternative investment organization. The others include London, Switzerland, Iberia, and Germany. There are also chapters in Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, New York, Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco. Only those investment professionals who pass the CAIA Level I and Level II exams to earn the CAIA designation can become CAIA members.

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