Analysis & Research

Investment implications of a shifting economic outlook


Canadian institutional investors are operating in a landscape that has changed dramatically since the initial market and policy reactions to the coronavirus pandemic. “A lot has changed ...

Private equity exits slowed drastically in wake of coronavirus


With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to rock the global economy, private equity exits have largely come to a halt since mid-March, according to a ...

Institutional investors in waiting game on real estate investment


Real estate companies, just like many other businesses, are in a bizarre holding pattern, waiting for some of the measures necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic ...

Can employees’ subjective ages impact their savings behaviour?


In 2018, a 69-year-old man named Emile Ratelband in the Netherlands lost a legal fight to change his birth date to 20 years earlier, arguing that ...

How do sovereign wealth funds’, public pensions’ real estate investments compare?    


Despite the key differences between sovereign wealth funds and public pension plans, the two institutional investors are quite similar in that they’re large, state-owned, sophisticated ...

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