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With DC plan members facing significant hurdles in managing their own investment portfolios, what role can alternatives play in alleviating these challenges? In his session at Benefits Canada‘s 2021 DC Plan Summit, Michael Sager (pictured), vice-president of multi-asset and currency management at CIBC Asset Management Inc., set out to answer this question. Liquid alternatives became […]

How will Boris Johnson as PM affect institutional investors?

In an open letter, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak are calling on the U.K.’s institutional investors to follow the lead of Canadian and Australian pension funds by making more long-term, illiquid investments. “Currently global investors, including pension funds from Canada and Australia, are benefitting from the opportunities that U.K. […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 9, 2021 August 9, 2021
  • 15:00
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Institutional investors have been rushing into the arms of alternative, less liquid, investments over the past two decades. But there is considerable variation in how major players approach these investments, according to a paper by Kristy Jansen a PhD-student at Tilburg University and Patrick Tuijp, a research affiliate at the University of Amsterdam. In examining […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 21, 2019 December 13, 2020
  • 06:26