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The AIAM is supported by its active members. All active members operate in Hong Kong as Independent Asset Management being their primary business activity. AIAM only accepts active members who have sufficient qualifications in the field, a good reputation and have extensive expertise and capability in delivering world-class wealth management services to clients.

AIAM accepts associate members who may not meet the criteria for active ordinary membership but share the vision, values and ethics of the organization and whose businesses complement or support the other members.

Ordinary membership is available to companies where the provision of Independent Asset Management services is the core business of their activities in Hong Kong. Ordinary membership creates a forum for liked minded firms to share ideas and resources, and to work closely with service provides and local regulators to promote the independent asset management business models.

The AIAM offer is:

  • A unified voice to dialogue with regulatory authorities and advocate for the needs of IAMs
  • Access to the market participants through an organized professional membership body
  • Dialogue between IAMs and service providers to increase efficiency and market penetration
  • Insight to the best IAM market practices and industry direction
  • Ability to share, exchange and transfer knowledge, connections and skills
  • Maintain and enhance the IAM’s professional conduct and delivery to clients and the community
  • Support from peers and others in the IAM industry for compliance and regulatory matters
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • Discounts and negotiated group pricing on professional products and services

The AIAM welcomes all ordinary members to participate in a variety of ways, as their time and other commitments allow. Once the initial membership drive is complete, we will be surveying members to better understand their commercial and regulatory priorities and to discuss how the Association can further those objective.

Associate membership is open to organizations that support the aims of the AIAM, but do not meet the admission criteria in Hong Kong for an ordinary membership; including firms who are:

  • Are interested in the profession and education work of the AIAM
  • Are interested in learning more about developing an independent or fee based asset management practice
  • Seek to actively promote the industry and Hong Kong as a financial center
  • Provide platform and support services to independent asset managers

The AIAM offer is:

  • Working with IAMs to have a unified voice to dialogue with regulatory authorities and advocate for the needs of IAMs
  • Access to the market participants through an organized professional membership body
  • Dialogue with IAMs to increase efficiency and market penetration
  • Ability to share, exchange and transfer knowledge, connections and skills with the IAM community
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • Invitation to the AIAM events
  • Preferential conditions for all AIAM events;
  • Access to the “member’s area” of the AIAM Web site, including the forums to keep in touch with IAMs;
  • Opportunities for event sponsoring;
  • Opportunities of service and products presentations.

The AIAM welcomes members to participate in a variety of ways, as their time and other commitments allow. Once the initial membership drive is complete, we will be surveying members to better understand their commercial and regulatory priorities and to discuss how the Association can further those objectives as well as how they would benefit from interacting with Ordinary Members. As a member and by attending our events, you have the opportunity to network with our members and enhance your professional relationships and networks.