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Alexander M. Ineichen is the founder of Ineichen Research and Management, and has been a CAIA Association member since 2003.
In addition to his membership, Mr. Ineichen is a member of the CAIA Association's Board of Directors, helping to chart the organization's course and further its mission.
At UBS, Mr. Ineichen focuses on asset allocation, risk management and research initiatives, three areas that play a key role in the CAIA Association's curriculum.
Mr. Ineichen started his financial career in origination of risk management products at Swiss Bank Corporation in 1988. From 1991 to 2005, he had various research functions within UBS Investment Bank in Zurich and London related to equity derivatives, indices, capital flows, and alternative investments.
Mr. Ineichen is the author of the two UBS research publications: "In Search of Alpha-Investing in Hedge Funds" (October 2000) and "The Search for Alpha Continues-Do Fund of Hedge Funds Add Value?" (September 2001). As of 2006 these two documents were the most often printed research papers in the documented history of UBS. He is also author of Absolute Returns-The Risk and Opportunities of Hedge Fund Investing (Wiley Finance, 2002) and Asymmetric Returns-The Future of Active Asset Management (Wiley Finance, 2006). He has published research on equity derivatives and hedge funds in various peer-refereed financial journals, contributed several chapters to financial books, and written numerous articles for the financial press.
Mr. Ineichen holds a Federal Diploma of Economics and Business Administration (SEBA) from the Universities of Applied Sciences SIB in Zurich, Switzerland. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the FRM designations.