Why join

The Alternative Credit Council (ACC) is a global body that represents asset management firms in the private credit and direct lending space. It currently represents asset managers that manage over $1tn of private credit assets.

The ACC is an affiliate of AIMA. Organisations and individuals can become involved in ACC activities by becoming a member of AIMA.

Key benefits

  • Comprehensive and regular updates about key industry and regulatory developments
  • Access to the expertise and guidance of our staff
  • Full range of education and sound practices material
  • Shape the future of our industry by participating in our committees and working groups
  • Large online library of industry knowledge and expertise
  • More than 200 events annually

Global viewpoints

We have a truly global perspective backed by local knowledge. With offices in Brussels, the UK, the United States and Asia we are able to engage in extensive advocacy on behalf of our members and provide detailed guidance on political and regulatory changes across the world

Your views heard

We respond to regulatory and policy consultation papers on our members' behalf - incorporating your comments and making your views heard

ACC Monthly Update

Our members benefit from a monthly round-up of private credit news from around the world. This includes regulatory updates, ACC publications, information on ACC working groups and committees and details of forthcoming events

Sound practice guides and DDQs

Access guides to sound practices and due diligence questionnaires drawing on our expertise across the alternative investment sector


The ACC hosts two flagship events in London and New York that provide members with the opportunity to discuss the future of private credit. Our members are also able to attend roundtable discussions and seminars on specific topics through the year

Access to AIMA

The ACC is an affiliate of AIMA. Members are able to access the full benefits of AIMA membership in addition to those we provide via the ACC