Pension Pulse

Leo Kolivakis is an independent senior economist and pension and investment analyst with years of experience working on the buy and sell-side. He has researched and invested in traditional and alternative asset classes at two of the largest public pension funds in Canada, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Caisse) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). He's also consulted the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada on the governance of the Federal Public Service Pension Plan (2007) and been invited to speak at the Standing Committee on Finance (2009) and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Commerce and Trade (2010) to discuss Canada's pension system.

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Top Funds' Activity in Q3 2018

Arie Shapiro reports, Which Hedge Funds Got ‘Whale Rocked’ in October?:Today is the deadline for 13Fs, where funds of all kinds will disclose what stocks they bought and which ones they sold in the third quarter.But this filing period is a bit d...

The Most Influential Allocators?

Benefits Canada reports, Pension funds comprise more than half of world’s largest asset holders:The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is one of the top 20 asset owners in the world, at US$283.45 billion, making it one of the most influential ca...

CalSTRS to Divest of Private Prisons?

Chief Investment Officer reports, CalSTRS to Divest of Private Prison Companies:The investment committee of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) has approved divesting its holdings in CoreCivic and GEO Group, the two US publi...

Credit Markets Flashing Caution Ahead?

Molly Smith of Bloomberg reports, General Electric Is Flashing Caution Signs in Credit Markets:General Electric Co. may still have a relatively solid investment-grade rating, but investors aren’t taking their chances. They’re snapping up derivat...

Surviving the Coming Retirement Crisis?

Barbara Kollmeyer of MarketWatch reports, How to survive the next stock selloff ‘without getting your face ripped off’:Investors must shift quickly from postelection analysis to the latest word from the Fed since October’s market meltdown.Afte...