Pavilion Advisory Group Ltd. joins AIMA
MONTREAL, March 1, 2016 — Pavilion Advisory Group Ltd. has joined the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), a worldwide professional trade association founded in 1990 that represents the hedge fund industry.
“We believe alternative investments offer a number of potential benefits for clients including low correlation of returns with traditional asset classes which improves diversification for the overall portfolio” said Alex Da Costa, Director of Hedge Fund Research and Consulting at Pavilion Advisory Group Ltd. He added “Our AIMA membership reinforces our dedication as a firm to the Alternative Investment business and especially towards hedge funds.” Pavilion* currently offers a specialized advisory platform for multiple alternative asset classes including hedge funds, private equity, infrastructure and real estate. “The acquisition of LP Capital Advisors, a Sacramento-based alternatives assets consulting firm, in 2014 demonstrated our commitment to increasing our presence in the alternative investment space. Joining AIMA is an additional step in allocating resources to the continuous improvement of this platform” added Mr. Da Costa.
As a member of AIMA, Pavilion Advisory Group Ltd. will gain access to an extensive industry network and will benefit from the diversified knowledge and ideas available through online libraries, conferences and forums.
AIMA has over 1,600 corporate members all related to the hedge fund industry such as hedge fund managers, fund of hedge fund managers, prime brokers, legal and accounting firms, consultants, investors, fund administrators and independent fund directors from all around the world.
About Pavilion’s alternatives capabilities
Pavilion provides advisory services for alternative assets covering private equity, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure. Pavilion serves clients with approximately $100 billion in investments in all alternative asset classes. Several of Pavilion’s employees possess the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIASM) designation, which was co-founded by AIMA and is the first, specialized educational standard for alternative investment specialists.
Pavilion offers clients a Direct Hedge Fund program which includes portfolio construction, manager selection and implementation, backed by a rigorous due diligence process. Pavilion also monitors the portfolio and the underlying managers. Clients receive customized reporting, including detailed reviews of the individual funds and the portfolio.