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Sebastien Betermier

Expert panel: How transition investments can help institutional investors reach net zero

Driven by the net-zero pledge towards green investments, institutional investors are finding themselves uncomfortably wedged between a rock and a hard place. If they invest…

  • June 4, 2024 June 3, 2024
  • 09:00
  • 2024-06-04

Expert panel: How DC plan members can hedge longevity risk for more effective decumulation

Retiring baby boomers are in an era of decumulation anxiety, as they convert their pension assets into income that they fear won't hold up over…

  • March 5, 2024 March 4, 2024
  • 09:00
Canadian Investment Review Experts

Andrew Spence


Expert panel: Cessation of real return bonds increases risk profile for Canadian pension fund model

The recent pressure put on Canadian pensions plans from private managers and governments to re-discover an investment home bias has been met with little enthusiasm,…

  • May 9, 2024 May 9, 2024
  • 09:00
  • 2024-05-09

Inflation To Hit 3%: Spence Argues

Severe inflation is on the horizon and plan sponsors should be prepared.

  • March 16, 2010 February 5, 2021
  • 09:35
Canadian Investment Review Experts

Les Marton

Expert panel: Have hedge funds budged on hurdle rates?

Even though it has been two years since the U.S. Federal Reserve started rapidly hiking interest rates, hedge fund managers aren’t more likely to have…

  • April 30, 2024 April 29, 2024
  • 11:00
  • 2024-04-30

Equity market turmoil and the active investment debate

It should come as no surprise that asset owner sentiment is currently dominated by late-cycle tensions. Among pension plans and other institutional investors, this has…

  • December 19, 2018 January 12, 2021
  • 08:04
Canadian Investment Review Experts

Sam Goodman

Expert Panel: CPPIB taking steps to face shifting investment landscape in China

The decision by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board this month to reduce 10 per cent of its China equity team based in Hong Kong…

  • March 28, 2024 March 27, 2024
  • 09:00
  • 2024-03-28

Expert panel: China’s ESG mask slips

Reports that a leading asset manager is delaying the launch of a Chinese bond fund indefinitely are a clear sign that the facade around Chinese…

  • November 24, 2022 November 24, 2022
  • 12:30

Sounding board: Institutional investors making Canada’s approach to China unsustainable

With the repatriation of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor following their three-year incarceration in China, relations between Ottawa and Beijing are to be reset.…

  • October 12, 2021 October 25, 2021
  • 09:00

ESG investing and human rights: “Ignorance is no longer an excuse”

It's a welcome development that so many pension fund managers are increasingly preoccupied with the ethical implications of their investments and incorporating data to ensure…

  • July 6, 2021 July 21, 2021
  • 09:00
Canadian Investment Review Experts

Laura McGrath

Expert panel: A checklist for a credible climate plan

Pension plan sponsors can't ignore the financial risks of climate change or respond to them with half-baked approaches that allow companies to continue pumping out pollution.…

  • June 9, 2022 June 10, 2022
  • 12:00
  • 2022-06-09