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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Naked Capitalism contributor: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/author/leo-kolivakis Seeking Alpha (i’m not sure if these are aggregated articles or written specifically for seeking alpha) : http://seekingalpha.com/author/leo-kolivakis/articles#view=regular_articles

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Threatening Managers Over Climate Risk?

Owen Clark of the Financial Times reports that a large UK pension scheme is threatening managers over climate risk:One of Britain’s largest pension schemes has given its 130 asset managers a two-year deadline to reduce their exposure to climate ...

OPTrust Acquires Two Spanish Solar Plants

Bruc, OPTrust and Green Investment Group recently closed the acquisition of two solar plants from Solarpack in Alvarado, Spain: Bruc Iberia Energy Investment Partners has acquired from Solarpack two solar photovoltaic power plants under construction...

The Seemingly Unstoppable US Stock Market?

Jeff Cox of CNBC reports the stock market just set another record, this one going back to 1972:The seemingly unstoppable U.S. stock market continues to set new records, with the latest standard a trend that hasn’t been beaten since 1972.One gauge...

Value Creation in Direct Private Equity

Before the holidays, Institutional Investor published a good interview with BlackRock’s Colm Lanigan, Co-Founder, Managing Director and Senior Investor, Long Term Private Capital, discussing value creation in direct private equity:When investors ...

The World's Most Profitable Hedge Fund?

Nathan Vardi of Forbes reports Chris Hohn’s hedge fund firm, TCI Fund Management, made more money in financial markets than any of the world’s most successful hedge fund firms in 2019, marking his ascendancy in the trading world:According to LCH...