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.
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
US Attorney’s Office (NYC) speaks at HFSB Event, China Alpha Fund and Jasper Capital International become signatories
Final Insurance Open Protocol Template Published
May 2017: Japan Post Bank joins Investor Chapter, Misaki Capital and Simplex Asset Management become signatories
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.