PrefBlog is presented as a public service by Hymas Investment Management Inc., Manager / Trustee of Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fundand publisher of PrefLetter, a monthly newsletter directed towards long term buy-and-hold retail investors. James Hymas, president of Hymas Investment Management Inc, with years of experience designing quantitative investment technology and applying this technology to conservative portfolios, seeks to provide institutions and retail investors with the information and advice necessary to produce top quartile returns in the preferred share market without the assumption of excess risk.

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March 22, 2019

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors has announced: The CSFWG will host an ICS Stakeholder Meeting in Orlando on 10 April. The stakeholder meeting is intended to provide a forum for constructive feedback on ICS Version 2.0. Stakeho...

Toronto Rock Lacrosse Ticket Giveaway : Update #7

I have ten nine eight seven six five four two pairs of Toronto Rock Lacrosse tickets to give away! Congratulations to Assiduous Reader Jonathan Caners, who won the tickets to the April 5 game against the Buffalo Bandits! And congratulations to Assid...

AQN.PR.D : No Conversion To FloatingReset

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. has announced: that none of its outstanding 4,000,000 Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series D (the “Series D Preferred Shares”) will be converted on April 1, 2019, into Cumulative Floating Rate Preferre...

March 21, 2019

The federal budget has brought at least one good thing with it – deferred annuities: The federal government is permitting annuities that would allow retirees to move some savings out of their registered retirement funds to an annuity deferred unti...

BAM.PF.B : No Conversion To FloatingReset

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has announced: that after having taken into account all election notices received by the March 18, 2019 deadline for the conversion of its Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 34 (the “Series 34 Shares”) ...