AIMA’s Illustrative Questionnaire for Due Diligence Review of Managed Futures Fund Managers/Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs). The DDQs created by the AIMA are generally considered industry standard and may be a good starting point as one thinks about creating a DDQ Remember, . First published in , the document-based AIMA DDQ has become the leading industry standard for alternative investment managers and.

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AIMA’s New Due Diligence Template

More on ‘Newly Added’. By having a standardised set of questions, the DDQ also helps managers respond efficiently to requests for information from multiple investors. Reacting to these pressures, AIMA has modernized its suite of DDQs, making them more flexible, easier to complete and more data-driven than before.

Newly Added What about beta? Click here to cancel reply. Tuesday, January 22, – How will the investor follow up with a manager who responds vaguely or to a question distinct from the one actually presented? Sunday, March 3, – How often does this investor anticipate having the manager update the answers to the DDQ?

The modular framework means that the easiest way for a manager to start work on the questionnaire is with either the Basic Open-End Setup or the Basic Closed-End Setup, whichever applies. Jan 30 9: Subsequent editions expanded into additional investment strategies, reflected changing business practices, and accounted for evolving regulations.


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AIMA is providing aika to help managers track where the new version differs from the previous one. This is why the AIMA DDQ remains an absolutely critical tool for investors, and why, more than 15 years after it was first published, it continues to be an essential component of much of the due diligence involving hedge funds that takes place today.

Likewise with the instruction manual, here. From the current issue of. Monday, 31 December Last updated 36 weeks ago.

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The questionnaires can now be accessed online, but only xdq AIMA members. Specifically, for the first time there are questions specifically covering private credit and private equity strategies.

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There are two other possible starting points for other sorts of entity: Furthermore, the new DDQ has a modular functionality that will allow managers to fill out only those sections that apply to their businesses and the specific types of products they are offering. Hedge Fund Down These factors have created challenges for investment managers and for investors alike. Ever more investors are undertaking significant due diligence processes prior to making an investment. Hard Assets Trending Four key trends for gold market in Get the free daily newsletter.


Name required Email required Website Comment. During the 20 years since the first AIMA due diligence process was published, has anybody conducted any empirical research asking whether due diligence achieves any better outcome? In general Corgentum is cautioning that some investors are in danger of using the DDQ sima a crutch to avoid the work involved in extensive operational; due diligence. While there are more than 90 new questions, many previous questions have been consolidated.

Many alternative investment fund managers have transformed into diversified multi-strategy, multi-product firms seeking investments from a wide range of investors. Use of the questionnaire is a good early step in the DD process: Forgot ID or password? The completion of a due diligence questionnaire is generally regarded as one of the most significant steps taken by investment managers prior to receiving an allocation.