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.

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 14:47

Often, investment professionals tend to focus on the quantitative aspects of selecting external managers. However, a very important part of the manager research process heavily relies on qualitative factors, such as personnel and team, firm culture, and alignment of incentives. Mark Rzepczynski, Keith Black, PhD, CFA, CAIA, FDP, and Aaron Filbeck, CFA, CAIA, CIPM discuss the results of a recent survey conducted by CAIA Association to better understand the qualitative factors of importance to LPs and GPs during the manager research process.

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Fri, 05/01/2020 - 13:33
John Bowman, CFA, Senior Managing Director talked with Thomas Brigandi, CFA, Board of Directors Vice Chair, CFA Society New York about CAIA Association's partnership on the popular Asset Owner Series - now being released in a virtual format weekly.
Fri, 04/24/2020 - 19:33
A Conversation with Graeme Griffiths, CAIA, COO UNPRI
Wed, 04/22/2020 - 17:24
John Bowman, Senior Managing Director at CAIA Association talked with Tony Cowell, Partner, Head of Asset Management, KPMG about his perspectives on climate change in the age of COVID-19.
Tue, 04/21/2020 - 15:13
CAIA Association's John Bowman, CFA, Senior Managing Director, leads an esteemed panel of alternative investment experts to discuss CAIA's recent report: The Next Decade in Alternative Investments: From Adolescence to Responsible Citizenship. John is joined by Ashby Monk, PhD, Executive Director, Global Projects Center at Stanford University, Christie Hamilton, Head of Investments, Children's Health System of Texas, and Kristina Koutrakos, CAIA, Director of Portfolio Strategies, The Virginia Retirement System.
Tue, 03/10/2020 - 13:42
In this candid conversation with Sona Blessing, Research Specialist and author of Alternative Alternatives, CAIA CEO William J. Kelly frames firsthand insights on a catalogue of critical risks that are not just relevant to asset allocators and managers, but nudges policy makers and each of us to take on, and contribute to the urgent challenges at hand.