McGill MMF Information Session in Toronto

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 17:00to19:45

McGill University's new Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) is coming to Toronto next month. If you’re passionate about pursuing a career in Finance and would like the tools to achieve this goal...

Sebastien Betermier and David Schumacher winners of the Best Paper Using EUROFIDAI Daily Data Award

Published: 22 January 2024

Sebastien Betermier and David Schumacher (both Associate Professors in Finance) along with their co-author Ali Shahrad (Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan) have won the “Best Paper...

MIPC asks students to devise decumulation strategies for an inflationary environment

Published: 19 January 2024

For its 7th edition, the 2023 McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC), as part of McGill’s Sustainable Growth Initiative (SGI), gathered over 80 teams from 27 countries to address...

Long-term investments help Canadian pension plans outperform international counterparts

Published: 12 December 2023

Canadian pension funds have outperformed their counterparts elsewhere, and a recent study co-authored by Associate Professor of Finance Sebastien Betermier examines how they’ve accomplished this....

Pension funds can drive greater returns by participating more directly in value creation

Published: 10 January 2024

Pension funds manage enormous amounts of capital, but they don’t create as much value as other players in the financial sector. Entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and private equity funds all play...

More Canadians are renewing their mortgages at higher rates, as economy heads toward forecasted recession

Published: 12 December 2023

More than 3 million Canadians will be facing mortgage renewal in the next 18 months – and with interest rates still at their highest level in years, many will face payments that are 30-40% higher. ...

Alberta’s withdrawal from Canada Pension Plan means leaving one of the world’s best-managed funds

Published: 10 November 2023

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) launched in 1966 and pays retirees a monthly amount based on contributions deducted from their paycheques throughout their working lives. "You contribute with the...

Canadian pension funds divestment of private equity holdings rebalances portfolios

Published: 21 November 2023

Canadian pension funds are strategically divesting from their private equity holdings to realign their portfolios. Recognizing the inherent lag in private equity valuations compared to publicly...

Public pension plans in Canada and Australia achieve efficiencies through professional asset management at scale

Published: 20 November 2023

Canada and Australia are both examples of successful pension fund management, said Prof. Sebastien Betermier in a keynote presentation to the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) Thought...

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