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As a member of the Association of Certified International Investment Analysts (ACIIA®) EFFAS offers the Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA®) designation as well as CEFA (Certified European Financial Analyst).

ACIIA® represents over 55,000 investment professionals world-wide.


EFFAS: European Investment Community

EFFAS, the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies, was set up in 1962 as a professional association for nationally-based investment professionals associations in Europe.

Today, the umbrella organisation comprises 27 member organisations, representing more than 17,000 investment professionals


Communication Platform

EFFAS provides a pan-European platform for the individual member societies aimed at promoting communication and building a network for investment professionals across Europe.

The Federation represents the interests of the profession in Europe and is an authoritative counterpart for politicians and EU representatives/ legislative bodies in the fields of professional ethics as well as standards and qualification in investment research, asset and portfolio management, investment advice, etc.

EFFAS is a strong partner in the achievement of an integrated European financial market.