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Should I pursue CAIA after CFA? Any CFA charterholders who have completed CAIA as well? Any value add?

HI Everyone,

Just wanted to know if CAIA is a good value add after CFA. I completed my CFA exams in June 2017. Still working towards to the experience criteria. I am working as an analyst in a Family PE firm. Since we are family office structure, we dont have enough deals, but we work on 1-2 deals a year. I wanted to develop my academics on the side to make my career progression better. Do you guys think CAIA will add anything on this?

Apart from this, anyone has a concise topic sheet for CAIA level 1 that they can share. Just wanted to know how much of topics is covered in CFA? And is CAIA as tough as CFA? 

Thanks.

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Once you get your CFA charter, you can skip CAIA level 1.

Beside the fact that my business card looks nicer with CFA, CAIA, no other value add.