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Institutional investors and private credit

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Seventy per cent of all private credit committed capital comes from institutional investors, says a recent report, Financing the Economy 2018, released by the Alternative ...

Italy, equities and the European Commission’s autumn economic forecast

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On Thursday November 8, the European Commission published its 2018 Autumn Economic forecast, predicting that in 2019 Italy’s deficit will increase to 2.9 per cent ...

A relatively flat quarter for the CPP Fund

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced that the CPP Fund ended its second quarter of fiscal 2019 (September 30, 2018), with a $1.7 billion ...

Certainty or volatility? U.S. midterm results

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With the Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, Angus Sippe, portfolio manager at Schroders shares his views on what the ...

Combining big data and ESG ratings to find alpha

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In 2018, there have been over 250,000 unique English articles focused on ESG issues across 8,000 companies according to data from TruValue Labs. But how ...

Disruption, innovation and the alternative asset management industry

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As market conditions and investment preferences shift, investors are looking to private equity and other asset classes, while hedge funds face headwinds raising capital, according to ...

Canadian DB pension plans see weak but positive gains in Q3

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Canadian defined benefit pension plans saw a median return of 0.42 per cent in the third quarter of 2018, according to BNY Mellon Asset Servicing’s universe ...

With a new leader, is Brazil open for business or more volatile?

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A contentious election in Brazil that’s held the attention of the global investing community came to a conclusion on Oct. 28, 2018, with far-right congressman ...

Former OTPP staff launch private equity firm

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Two of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s former managing directors are opening a new private equity firm, Peloton Capital Management. Founding managing partners Steve Faraone ...

Can Twitter help institutional investors make better equity choices?

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While the millions of voices on Twitter can feel chaotic at times, could collective opinion be harnessed to provide insight on equity investments? A new study by the University ...

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