CAIA Association

About CAIA

Founded in 2002, the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association® is the world leader and authority in alternative investment education. The CAIA Association is best known for the CAIA Charter®, an internationally-recognized credential granted upon successful completion of a rigorous two-level exam series, combined with relevant work experience. Earning the CAIA Charter is the gateway to becoming a Member of the CAIA Association, a global network of more than 8,700 alternative investment leaders located in 90+ countries, who have demonstrated a deep and thorough understanding of alternative investing. Having grown rapidly, the CAIA Association now supports vibrant chapters located in financial centers around the world and sponsors more than 250 educational and networking events each year. The Fundamentals of Alternative Investments ® certificate program is a natural extension of CAIA’s mission to provide solutions to specific market needs for alternative investment education. For more information on the FAI Program, please refer to

The CAIA Association is pleased to offer one of the world’s most popular blogs focused on alternative investments. Founded by a CAIA Member, the site covers many of the topics found in the CAIA curriculum in the unique style characteristic of a blog.