Chartered Financial Analyst is a professional credential or designation and is generally regarded as the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world. In order to become a CFA Charterholder, candidates need to successfully complete three examinations and have at least four years relevant professional experience.
The CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals and is the organization responsible for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification / designation.
CFA South Africa is the South African representative body of the CFA Institute and promotes ethical and professional standards within the local investment industry, encourages professional development through the CFA Programme and facilitates the open exchange of information and opinions.
The Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) is an international professional accreditation in the field of investment performance analysis. It includes investment performance measurement and attribution. It is offered by the CIPM Association, a body associated with the CFA Institute.
The Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation is an international professional certification offered by the Global Association of Risk Professionals. To be awarded the FRM designation, candidates must complete rigorous two-part, practice-oriented examination that covers the major topics in financial risk management demonstrate two years’ professional work experience in financial risk management and meet other requirements.
SAIFM is the leading South African professional institute for financial markets practitioners offering prescribed exams (assessments) for various roles and functions in the securities markets and such ancillary services as may promote professionalism and integrity in the financial markets. Exams offered include the Registered Persons Exam (RPE) and all the JSE-related examinations.
The Hedge Fund Academy is an advisory and training organisation that aims to demystify hedge funds’ operations, unpack their vital role in the economy, and discuss current and proposed regulation.
This website serves as a portal into the South African hedge fund and fund of funds industry. We support potential investors, hedge fund managers, service providers of hedge funds and interested students by gathering information on the industry that serves to assist in setting up local hedge fund products and education.
The ASISA Academy is an independent business school in which high quality learning solutions are created, evolved and delivered to meet the practical learning and development needs of South African Savings, Life Assurance and Investment Management organisations.
The main objectives of the Association are amongst others to: Promote the venture capital and private equity profession in Southern Africa and to develop and stimulate professional and transactional venture capital and private equity investments throughout Southern Africa.