The SBAI is a standard-setting body for the alternative investment industry and acts as custodian of the Standards. It provides a powerful mechanism for creating a framework of transparency, integrity and good governance which improves how the industry operates, facilitates investor due diligence and complements public policy.
Oasis Management Company became a signatory, SBAI in Asia and summary of 2017
ARP Americas, Highbridge Capital and Polar Asset Management become SBAI signatories
Keva and Strategic Capital join SBAI and upcoming events
SBAI has released the results from the working group it established in 2016 to study fee terms, methodology and definitions
SBAI publishes Standard Expense Ratio (STER) Memo, events in North America and a new working group
Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) becomes Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI)
Air Canada Pension Investments joins Investor Chapter; upcoming events in September
400 Capital Management and BlueBay Asset Management become signatories; autumn events
6 Feb 2018: Institutional Investor Roundtable. Details TBC.
8 Feb 2018. Institutional Investor Roundtable. Details TBC.
7 March 2018. Institutional Investor Roundtable. Details TBC.
30 May 2018: Annual North American Stakeholder Forum
26 Sep 2018: SBAI Annual General Assembly.
27 Nov 2018: SBAI Institutional Investor Roundtable. Details TBC
Working Group on liquid alternatives will explore good standards of practice applicable to liquid alternatives.
Working Group on fee terms and definitions to review existing methodology and common definitions to improve understanding.
Administrator transparency reports (ATRs) play an important role in investor due diligence and ongoing monitoring of managers.
Cyber Security and attack simulations
Conflicts of interest: strengthening the disclosure of potential conflicts of interest between parallel funds to investors.