Events

How has coronavirus impacted private equity markets?

|

The private equity market was on a hot streak coming into 2020 and despite the economic wreckage caused by the coronavirus, fundraising has generally held ...

The key to predicting long-term trends in a fast-paced world

|

The coronavirus pandemic has taught investors that looking even six months ahead can be a challenge, so how can plan sponsors take a longer-term view? “The ...

A look at the impact of coronavirus on the structural case for emerging markets

|

Historically, the structural case for investing in emerging markets was centred around the idea of convergence — that over time, relatively poor countries will grow ...

How to make an impact with public equity investments

|

Impact investing has been a common concept in the private markets space, but now public equity investors can make an impact as well. At its essence, ...

Operationalizing the “S” in ESG

|

In the world of investing that incorporates environmental, social and governance factors, environment and governance have been very prominent parts of the conversation to date. ...

How financial institutions can navigate a shifting geopolitical order

|

The geopolitical systems and institutions that formed after the Second World War are coming under fire and a shift in global order is underway, said ...

Why institutional investors should be wary of inflation

|

In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the stock market has recovered to pre-pandemic levels for various reasons, but institutional investors shouldn’t be overly optimistic ...

The role of strategic credit in mature DB pension plans

|

The pension industry is at a turning point, with the asset value of defined contribution plans growing, while defined benefit plans are shrinking. “In a decade’s ...

What trends should investors watch in China’s economic recovery?

|

While speaking at the Canadian Investment Review’s 2020 Global Investment Conference in September, Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity International, provided an overview of key ...

What does coronavirus mean for the future of sustainable investing?

|

Before the pandemic hit, momentum was building to fight climate change, said Eli Angen, a principal in responsible investing, strategy and risk at the Ontario Teachers’ ...

Contex Group