Emerson Savage

Emerson Savage

Emerson Savage is an institutional portfolio manager at Louisbourg Investments. Savage joined the firm in 2016 after working in corporate finance at a multinational conglomerate. In his role, Savage helps lead institutional relationship management, guiding investment policy and asset allocation decisions for the firm’s pension, insurance, endowment and foundation clients. Savage also helps lead content generation and marketing efforts at the firm, having written in the past on a wide array of topics relevant to institutional investors. Emerson holds the CFA and CPA charters and completed undergraduate degrees in accounting and finance at the University of New Brunswick.

Bridging the knowledge gap on listed infrastructure

The rush to alternative assets among institutional investors is well-documented. Within this movement, allocations to infrastructure are becoming common. The promise is attractive: returns in ...

Looking under the hood at core-plus fixed income

A key theme in Canadian institutional investing has been a prolonged period of low and declining interest rates. As many institutions maintain a substantial domestic fixed ...

Playing defence when it comes to investment governance

In the world of pensions, endowments and foundations, members of governing boards and investment committees are trusted with oversight of pools of capital with significant ...

Does your active manager have an edge?

Asset managers often use complex approaches when stewarding the capital of their clients. Consider a discretionary active manager seeking to gain an edge: The ...

Understanding the end-game: Putting hedge funds in context

One of the difficult parts of operating as an institutional investor is choosing a roster of external managers. It’s particularly hard if your institution hasn’t ...

Holding a magnifying glass to private equity

Just over half (51 per cent) of foundations and endowments said they believe private equity returns will outperform those of other asset classes over the ...

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