When differentiating Canada within the investment industry, it is clear to see that the Canadian market is on a steady rise. Although this culture is more conservative than and not quite as large as the US market, much of the financial infrastructure proves to be more reliable than most economies. The Toronto Stock Exchange, for example, sis the seventh largest in the world by market capitalization. The real estate rebound has put the Canadian real estate market in a comfortable place. This took place because Canada’s banking system remained in good health, unlike in the US which has suffered considerable. According to reports by the World Economic Forum, the Canadian banking system ranks as the world’s soundest banking system for the past three years. With this being said, the Canadian Institutional Investment Summit proves to be one worthwhile and one of a kind.
The Canadian Institutional Investment Summit will highlight the current challenges and opportunities through visionary conference sessions and keynote presentations delivered by your most esteemed peers and thought leaders from top Canadian Pension funds, endowments and family offices. The one-on-one meetings with leading service providers will offer vast expertise in the area of investment and asset allocation strategies.
All this, seamlessly integrated with informal networking opportunities over two days, will provide a unique interactive forum. Do not miss this opportunity to network; establish new connections, exchange ideas and gain knowledge.
The Executive Delegation
The Canadian Institutional Investment Summit delegates will include Chief Investment Officers, Presidents, Managing Directors and Vice Presidents of Investments from Pension Funds, Endowments, Foundations and Family Offices, who are carefully screened and selected according to the following criteria:
-Scope of Responsibility
- Assets Under Management
- Sign-Off Authority
-Interest in Purchasing Products and Services
Canadian Institutional Investment Summit Service Provider Companies
To ensure the success of the Canadian Institutional Investment Summit, marcus evans is pleased to partner with an exclusive number of leading companies that can provide valuable fund management expertise. The service providers participating in the summit will provide strategic investment plans to ensure maximum capital growth to the attending institutional investors.
The number of companies in each product or service category is strictly limited to ensure an appropriate overall balance. These meetings provide a forum for dialogue and information sharing, on investment concerns and appropriate, corresponding services.
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00
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