Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI) is the central advocacy association for the Alternative Investments sector in Germany and catalyst between German institutional and professional investors and leading providers of AI-products worldwide. One goal is to enhance the environment for German professional investors when diversifying their portfolios through Alternative Investments; another objective is to improve the public awareness for and the understanding of these asset classes and strategies. BAI maintains an intense dialogue with political institutions and supervisory bodies and advocates for legal reforms to create an attractive and internationally competitive regulatory environment for the German AI-industry. BAI counts more than 190 members from all segments of the professional Alternative Investments industry. Further information is available at www.bvai.de.