The Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI) is a neutral standard-setting body for the alternative investment industry and custodian of the Alternative Investment Standards (the Standards). It provides a powerful mechanism for creating a framework of transparency, integrity and good governance to simplify the investment process for managers and investors. The SBAI’s Standards and Guidance facilitate investor due diligence, provide a benchmark for manager practice and complement public policy. The SBAI is a platform that brings together managers, investors and their peers to share areas of common concern and develop practical, industry-wide solutions.
OP Asset Management, Platinum join SBAI, publication of global regulatory guidance on responsible investment
SBAI publishes a Toolbox Memo on Responsible Investment Regulatory Overview
SBAI publishes a new Toolbox memo on Cash Handling and Cyber Security
PRI Pensionsgaranti joins SBAI, New SBAI Trustee, summary of September events
2019 Annual Report published
SBAI responds to ESMA consultation on Leverage Risk in AIF
Hillhouse and Polymer become signatories; Responsible Investment and Culture & Diversity Roundtable
SBAI publishes alternative risk premia guidance and announces new workstream on cash handling and cyber security
25 Nov 2020; speakers from CDPQ Asia-Pacific Ltd, GCM Grosvenor, Han Kun Law, Minority Asset Management (HK), Springs Capital (HK) ...Read more
3 Dec 2020: (Virtual event), speakers from Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CPPIB, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, ...Read more
9 Dec 2020 (Virtual event); speakers from Acadian Asset Management, Mellon Foundation, Mount Sinai Health System, Raytheon Pension.
Manager guidance, regulatory expectations, strategy specific perspective, investor guidance
Back-testing practices; broker dealer practices
Creating a template to help investors when providing info to managers and administrators in line with their anti-money laundering processes
Governance case studies, manager committee structures
Insurance Linked Strategies Working Group focuses on valuation and side-pocketing
Topics: conflicts of interest in credit; transparency; fund structure; pricing impact of systematic risk premia on valuation
Analysis of the differences and similarities between onshore China and global industry standards; Japan Working Group
Protection for managers and cyber-attack simulations
Conflicts of interest: strengthening the disclosure of potential conflicts of interest between parallel funds to investors.