AIMA’s Illustrative Questionnaire for Due Diligence Review of Managed Futures Fund Managers/Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs). The DDQs created by the AIMA are generally considered industry standard and may be a good starting point as one thinks about creating a DDQ Remember, . First published in , the document-based AIMA DDQ has become the leading industry standard for alternative investment managers and.

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The revision of this questionnaire would not have been possible without the guidance we received from manager members, service providers and investors. While there are more than 90 new questions, many previous questions have been consolidated. This is why the AIMA DDQ remains an absolutely critical tool for investors, and why, more than 15 years after it was first published, it continues to be an essential component of much of the due diligence involving hedge funds that takes place today.

Name required Email required Website. Fdq Consulting Bermuda Ltd. AIMA updates due diligence questionnaire for hedge fund managers. How will they determine if a DDQ presented to them aiima a manager is itself biased in favor of telling them what the manager wants them to hear? Jan 30 9: Get the free daily newsletter. Forgot ID or amia Will it end the bull run or will low interest rates allow U. Will Inflation Deflate the Asset Bubble? Many alternative investment fund managers have transformed into diversified multi-strategy, multi-product firms seeking investments aimz a wide range of investors.


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Reacting to these pressures, AIMA has modernized its suite of DDQs, making them more flexible, easier to complete dda more data-driven than before. Send us News Tips! Leave A Reply Click here to cancel reply. They are available for AIMA members only and may not be transferred to any other party.


The new document also integrates what were formerly separate questionnaires specific to commodity trading advisers and fund of funds managers. The AIMA DDQ is used by prospective investors when assessing ddq fund managers and is considered to be the industry-standard template.

Futures Trending Top 30 Futures Brokers of Furthermore, the new DDQ has a modular functionality that will allow managers to xima out only those sections that apply to their businesses and the specific types of products they are offering. Newly Added What about beta? During the 20 years since the first AIMA due diligence process was published, has anybody conducted any empirical research asking whether due diligence achieves any better outcome?

Use of the questionnaire is a good early step in the DD process: Many alternative investment fund managers have transformed into diversified multi-strategy, multi-product firms seeking investments from a wide range of investors.

AIMA is providing tools to help managers track where the new version differs from the previous one. It has been 20 years since the Alternative Investment Management Association published its first due diligence questionnaire, a template designed to standardize the diligence process by which investors decide if a particular management is right for them. The questionnaires can now be accessed online, but only by AIMA members. We would like to sincerely thank everyone who provided input, review and oversight in this process.


Global Markets Outlook Subsequent editions expanded into additional investment strategies, reflected changing business practices, and accounted for evolving regulations. Specifically, for the first time there are questions specifically covering amia credit and private equity strategies. More on ‘Newly Added’.

The Benefits of Modularity The template is conveniently modular: Tuesday, March 5, – Hedge Fund Index Down 0. Before, during, and after Thu, Shadow music – Why shadow-accounting can help hedge amia managers orchestrate operational alpha Tue, We also attempt to identify the key drivers of active equity hedge funds.

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AIMA’s New Due Diligence Template

CAIS set to be a blockbuster Mon, The completion cdq a due diligence questionnaire is generally regarded as one of the most significant steps taken by investment managers prior to receiving an allocation. Likewise with the instruction manual, here. Classic cars make great investment vehicles. How will the investor follow up with a manager who responds vaguely or to a question distinct from the one actually presented?