Contact: Lynne Feldman
Amherst, Mass.—The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, sponsor of the CAIA Charter, the global benchmark for alternative investment education, today announced a partnership with the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA). The relationship represents CAIA's ongoing commitment to furthering alternative investment education globally.
SVCA members will benefit from a 10% discount on CAIA exams and will have access to CAIA events. In turn, CAIA members will receive a 10% discount on SVCA conferences and educational offerings.
"Singapore has a thriving venture capital/private equity community," said Joanne Murphy, Managing Director, Asia Pacific for CAIA Association. "CAIA and SVCA share a dedication to alternative investment education. We believe this relationship is valuable not just to our members, but to the alternative investment community as a whole as it opens new doors and fosters new thinking," said Ms. Murphy.
"Membership at CAIA Singapore is growing rapidly and SVCA is pleased to work with them on areas that will bring mutual benefit to our members," said Doris Yee, Director, SVCA.
About the CAIA Association
The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association® is the global benchmark for alternative investment education. It grants the CAIA Charter upon successful completion of two levels of qualifying exams combined with relevant professional experience; sponsors research and publications; connects alternative investments experts around the world; and advocates for the highest standards in professional conduct. The CAIA Association has more than 5,700 members in 80 countries and 15 affiliated chapters. More information can be found at CAIA.org.
About Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association ("SVCA")
The SVCA was formed in 1992 under the patronage of the Economic Development Board to promote and foster the growth and development of the venture capital and private equity industry and entrepreneurship in Singapore.
The thrusts of SVCA's activities are to facilitate interaction among venture capital and private equity professionals through networking events, forums and workshops, serve as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE and build linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region.
More information can be found at http://www.svca.org.sg.