CAIA Association Partners with APREA to Advance Real Estate Investment Expertise in Asia

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Amherst, Mass.—The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, sponsor of the CAIA Charter, the global benchmark in
alternative investment education, has partnered with the Asia Pacific Real
Estate Association (APREA) to provide education and expertise to investors
in the Asia Pacific’s expanding real estate sector.

“The CAIA Association represents the best choice for comprehensive alternative investment education,” said Florence Lombard, CAIA Association CEO. “We believe this partnership with APREA and all they bring to the table will enhance real estate investment in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Ms. Lombard.

The partnership merges the CAIA Association’s expertise as a global resource for the latest knowledge and best practices on real estate investment with APREA’s strength as a center of expertise regarding real estate in Asia. APREA members include the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas Investment Partners Singapore Ltd, Daiwa Real Estate Asset Management Co Ltd, and Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, among others. For more information about APREA, please visit the website

The CAIA Association partners only with select, like-minded organizations that promote education and ethics in alternative investments. Members of both organizations will benefit from the partnership, with CAIA members receiving a 10% discount on all educational and conference offerings from APREA, and APREA members receiving a 10% discount on CAIA exams and events. To qualify for the CAIA Charter, candidates must successfully complete both the Level I and Level II CAIA exams.


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


The Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) is a non-profit industry association that represents and promotes the real estate asset class in the Asia Pacific region. It is the industry body for the suppliers and users of capital in the real estate sector.

APREA embraces the four quadrants of real estate.

APREA’s mission is to:

  • Represent and promote the Asia Pacific real estate asset class
  • Encourage greater investment in the Asia Pacific real estate sector through the provision of better information to investors, improving the general operating environment, encouraging best practices and generally unifying and strengthening the industry
  • Enhance regional and global networks for capital suppliers and users
  • Represent the sector to governments and regulators to improve the commercial operating environment for members


For CAIA Foundation and CAIA Association:

Lynne Feldman
(413) 253-7373