Media Resources

Hear our expert staff and Members speak on topics ranging from practical strategies in hedge fund investing to the importance of education in the alternatives space.


June 12, 2020

Should retail investors be allowed to participate in private capital? Do the social and financial risks outweigh the long term benefits? With so much capital formation shifting to the private markets, are retirement goals at risk by relying solely on public markets? Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA, and John Bowman, Senior Managing Director, CAIA, join a panel of experts including Andrea Auerbach, Partner and Head of Global Private Investments at Cambridge Associates, Barbara Roper, Director of Investor Protection at Consumer Federation of America, and Lawrence Calcano, Chief Executive Officer at iCapital Network to provide a balanced and objective dialogue about how the industry should weigh these complex topics.

February 2, 2020

Part 2 of our 2-part conversation with Christina Qi, CAIA, Founding Partner of Domeyard Fund, Debbie McLean, Managing Director of CAIA's Global Relations learns more about Christina's path from an internationally-trained pianist to starting one of the most successful hedge funds.

May 3, 2019

CAIA New York, Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, and 100 Women in Finance partnered to present a panel discussing the opportunities, challenges, and strategies for a successful career in asset management for women.Over 50 students, new and seasoned professionals gathered to network...

April 30, 2019

The CAIA Virtual Chapter hosted an event where Professor Stephen Brown presented from a paper he co-authored titled, "Sensation Seeking & Hedge Funds." In using a novel data set of automobile purchases by hedge fund managers, their paper exploits cross-sectional variation in vehicle...

March 22, 2019

CAIA CEO Bill Kelly sat down with Drew Chan, CAIA Member and head of the Los Angeles Chapter to discuss ALTSLA2019, the industry, and what's going on at CAIA Association. Listen in to find out more.

December 19, 2018

Geir Watland, CAIA, CFA and Ryan Stevens, CAIA, CFA discuss the benefits of earning both designations, particularly in light of CAIA Association's new Stackable Credential Pilot Program.

November 9, 2018

The CAIA Virtual Chapter, in partnership with AlphaCore Capital and BNP Paribas held an educational event on Factor Investing last month. Factor investing has grown exponentially over the past 5 years. But while investors seem to agree that factor investing is a smarter way to invest, aspects of...

July 13, 2018

A conversation with Cayman27's Barrie Quappie on the alternative landscape and CAIA's role with CEO Bill Kelly and Marco Calleja, Chapter Head for CAIA Cayman Islands.

July 11, 2018

Dr. Keith Black, Managing Director of Curriculum & Exams for CAIA Association, offers strategies for considering alternative assets, the need for due diligence, and a deeper look at liquid alts, private equity, funds of funds, and more.

November 2, 2016

Welcome to a preview of Fundamentals of Alternative Investments certificate program

In Module 1 of the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments program, we explore the differences between traditional and alternative investments and the typical structures of alternative investments. We...