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THOUGHT LEADERSThe Future of Securities Trading – Thought Leaders

THOUGHT LEADERSThe Future of Securities Trading – Thought Leaders

Before we dive into the future we must first discuss the present. Up until now there have been two distinct securities markets in the United States. Public and Private. Public securities generally trade on a national exchange, this makes them available to most investors through their brokerage accounts thanks to the infrastructure and many pipes […]
L’intelligence artificielle fait sa place

L’intelligence artificielle fait sa place

Le 8 février dernier, le Programme des gestionnaires en émergence du Québec (PGEQ) annonçait la sélection de la firme Evovest, de Montréal, pour la gestion d’un mandat en actions mondiales. Fondée en 2017 par Carl Dussault, son PDG, Evovest a lancé son premier fonds alimenté par l’intelligence artificielle (IA), le fonds Evovest Actions Mondiales, en [...]
PRMIA MONTREAL CAREER DAY 2019 – SEPTEMBER 11

PRMIA MONTREAL CAREER DAY 2019 – SEPTEMBER 11

PRMIA Montreal organizes panel sessions gathering professionals from the consulting, portfolio management and risk management professions. Junior and senior speakers will discuss their career path, the recent trends in their profession, and advice for graduating students. They will also outline the typical responsibilities involved in their profession. This event is in collaboration with the Canadian [...]
How Canada’s Hedge Fund Sector Continues to Evolve : Benefits and Pensions MONITOR

How Canada’s Hedge Fund Sector Continues to Evolve : Benefits and Pensions MONITOR

When the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) first opened a branch in Canada 15 years ago, the hedge fund sector in this country was just starting and still small. The way firms were set up and products marketed was very different to today. Indeed, as we mark our crystal anniversary in Canada, it is thrilling [...]
Perspectives : Industry Leaders on the Future of the Hedge Fund Industry

Perspectives : Industry Leaders on the Future of the Hedge Fund Industry

Foreword Welcome to Financing the Economy 2018, the fourth edition in a series of papers analysing the global private credit industry produced by the Alternative Credit Council (ACC), the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). This edition is again produced in partnership with Dechert LLP. We are delighted to be publishing [...]
How AI will affect the mortgage lending process

How AI will affect the mortgage lending process

Lenders that take advantage of artificial intelligence primarily use it to improve operational efficiency or enhance the consumer/borrower experience. Community banks are turning to artificial intelligence, and by 2020, AI could perform a number of underwriting functions and even spur reshoring of repetitive service tasks for financial services companies. [...] Read the full article
The Case For Private Lending:  How to bring diversity and greater returns to your fixed-income strategy

The Case For Private Lending: How to bring diversity and greater returns to your fixed-income strategy

Foreword Since the global financial crisis, private lending has become an increasingly prevalent part of institutional and retail portfolios across Canada, as investors seeking high-yielding investments continue to face low interest rates and compressed credit spreads on corporate debt versus comparable-term federal and provincial offerings. In this publication, we provide an overview of private lending [...]
Alternative Credit Council: Financing the Economy 2018

Alternative Credit Council: Financing the Economy 2018

Foreword Alfred W. Jones opened the doors of the world’s first hedge fund firm almost 70 years ago. He could not have known it at the time, but his innovations would sow the seeds of a new industry that would change the face of investing. The story of the hedge fund industry since then has [...]

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