This video was recorded on February 4, 2021
Alternative allocations are showing an increase importance in both institutional and retail portfolios, as investors seek diversification from low-interest bonds and high-valued equities, alongside downside protection amid volatility and non-correlated returns. AIMA has identified several trends to impact 2021 both globally and in Canada, with regards to alternative investments, including:
Product innovation, with increased liquid alternatives and digital asset product
Importance of ESG and sustainable finance
Review of operating models with hybrid working environments
A cultural revolution to attract and retain employees with a focus on diversity, equity & inclusion
Growth in alternative investments asset allocation
Join us for a robust discussion on these trending topics and more as our speakers discuss the Outlook for Canadian Alternative Investments in 2021 and where they best fit in a globally balanced asset allocation model.
Jonathan Vapsva, Executive Director, Investment Funds, CIBC Private Wealth Management
Arthur Salzer, CEO & CIO, Northland Wealth Management
Mark Brisley, Managing Director and Head, Dynamic Funds
Rob Lemon, Executive Director, Prime Services, CIBC Capital Markets
Jeannine LiChong, Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd.
Claire Van Wyk-Allan, Director, Head of Canada, AIMA