Last Thursday, September 22, the CAIA Miami Chapter hosted its fall networking event at Novecento in Brickell. Executive Committee members Karim Aryeh, Eddy Augsten and Gabriel Freund welcomed CAIA Charterholders (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) in the Miami area as well as CAIA Candidates and guests from the Alternative Investment industry.
At the start of the evening, Eddy Augsten -from Vega & Oprandi Wealth Partners- spoke to the group about the activities of the Miami Chapter. “Our role in the AI community is to encourage networking and growth through events like this and to stimulate thought leadership through our educational events. Our next event will in November covering Private Debt and the investment opportunities in that space.”
The CAIA Miami event included participants from Hedge Funds, Private Equity firms, Family Offices, Private Banks, Asset Managers and other investment firms. “We are creating a platform for individuals in Miami and Latin-American to meet and share ideas regarding innovative investments strategies” said Karim Aryeh, who recently left Santander Private Bank and is starting up a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) focusing on Alternative Investments.
“The event was a success. We had to close registration due to the number of attendees, and that validates the increased interest in the CAIA certification from all sectors of the investment community. From students to junior analysts to seasoned professionals” said Gabriel Freund.
You can see the pictures of the event following this link.