Sebastien Betermier

McGill MMF Information Session in Toronto


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...

Inflation is a major challenge for seniors on fixed incomes

Published: 7Sep2022

When food prices rise, seniors on fixed incomes pay a heavy price. Seniors living on federal pensions have lost $1,600 in purchasing power, according to Pierre Lynch, the president of the...

Countries with high debt and a reliance on imports could face tough times

Published: 25Aug2022

Sri Lanka is facing down a liquidity crisis. It has $50 billion in debt to foreign creditors, but no foreign currency reserves. The country foreign currency was depleted when pandemic-related...

Higher interest rates are already packing a punch

Published: 2Aug2022

Payments on variable rate mortgages have gone up, and house prices have gone down. We are already seeing the impact of higher interest rates, and we are not done yet, according to Prof. Sebastien...

Canada’s largest pension plans are driving green development through real estate investments

Published: 11May2022

The skyscrapers of Toronto’s financial district house Canada’s largest banks, and some of its most successful companies. The buildings themselves are largely owned by Canada’s largest pension funds...

The truth behind divestment at public and private firms

Published: 17Mar2022

The transition to a clean energy economy is only beginning, but its reverberations are already being felt in global markets. Institutional investors like the Caisse de dépot et placement du Quebec...

Three tips for going green

Published: 24Feb2022

On a recent segment of CTV News Montreal, Professor Sebastien Betermier shared three key takeaways from the 5th annual McGill International Portfolio Competition, an event designed to help guide...

Putting ESG front and center

Published: 21Jan2022

Meeting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards continues to weigh heavily on the agenda for Canadian companies across industries. As Desautels strives to prepare students to meet...

McGill students spearhead hybrid MIPC

Published: 30Nov2021

A dedicated group of McGill students successfully planned the first hybrid iteration of the annual McGill International Portfolio Challenge....


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