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Advisory committee formed for Singapore’s alts sector

Singapore, SBAIAn alliance of institutional investors and alternative asset managers has launched an advisory committee to promote industry standards. The nine-person committee has been formed by the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI). It will be chaired by Debra Ng, managing director and Asia region head for asset manager Albourne Partners, with Kim Rosenklide, group chief investment officer, Singlife, appointed as deputy chair. The SBAI, which was formed in 2007, has established a series of alternative investment standards designed to encourage good governance in the hedge fund industry. “We look forward to continuing our engagement with the alternative investment community in Singapore and the local authorities to support better outcomes in markets by providing practical solutions to the complex issues the alternative investment industry faces," said Thomas Deinet, executive director of the SBAI. The SBAI is an active alliance of over 150 alternative asset managers and 95 institutional investors dedicated to advancing responsible practice, partnership and knowledge. The SBAI’s Alternative Investment Standards help to ensure the quality and efficacy of the alternative investment industry and complement public policy objectives, such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) objectives and principles of regulatory supervision. ©2022 funds global asia

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