The IMDDA is dedicated to advancing the interests of institutional investors who conduct due diligence on new and existing investments.

Launched in 2015 by investment industry professionals and guided by a board of industry veterans, the IMDDA is dedicated to advancing the interests of due diligence professionals through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices and networking opportunities

Mission Statement

Our mission is to create a strong and viable trade association for the investment management industry that supports the development of its members and encourages participation and awareness in due diligence across the globe.

Our goal is to advance the knowledge and skills of the due diligence community through continuing education and world-class information resources and the establishment of industry standards for conducting due diligence on potential and ongoing investments.

IMDDA promotes industry best practices through educational events for all constituents in the due diligence ecosystem.

Our Approach

In pursuit of our mission, we will adhere to some key principles:

  • Identify opportunities where the application of ideas, people and capital formation will benefit the organization and society in significant and measurable ways.
  • Develop innovative programs leading to practical, sustainable solutions that are widely accepted and implemented globally.
  • Partner with others to leverage our resources and capabilities while avoiding the creation of dependency.

Our Promise

IMDDA will provide exceptional experiences, a vibrant community, and essential tools that make our members and their organizations more successful.

The IMDDA membership includes:

  • CIO
  • Analyst
  • Senior Analyst
  • Operational Due Diligence analyst
  • Due Diligence analyst
  • CFO
  • COO
  • Risk Management
  • Fund accountant
  • Broker Dealers and Representatives
  • Consultants
  • Due Diligence Advisors
  • Due Diligence Analyst
  • Investment Advisers
  • Investment Counselors
  • Investment Managers
  • Investment Professionals
  • M&A Professionals
  • Operations Managers
  • Operations Professionals
  • Registered Investment Advisers
  • Research Analysts


  • Endowments & foundations
  • Fund of Funds
  • Family Offices
  • Pensions
  • Insurance Companies
  • Banks
  • International Regulatory Bodies
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Securities Firms
  • Consulting Groups
  • Compliance Firms
  • Accounting and Law Firms
  • End allocators
  • Family Offices
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Hedge Funds
  • Placement Agents
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Third Party Marketers
  • Venture Capital Firms

Invaluable Insights.

Powerful Connections.

Download IMDDA's Due Diligence Class Calendar