Alternative Investment Strategies and Benefits: An Overview


A replay of this webinar can be viewed by members here.

Late in the economic cycle, it is more important than ever for investors to access the diversification, risk reduction and non-correlated returns that alternative investments provide an investor portfolio.

Hear from manager experts on these key themes and more:

  • Types of alternative investment strategies
  • Asset allocation & portfolio benefits
  • Due diligence considerations (See AIMA Retail Advisor DDQ Checklist here)
  • Canadian hedge fund industry

AIMA is the preeminent voice of the alternative investment industry, both globally and here in Canada. With over 1900 members globally representing almost $2T in AUM, AIMA's pillars include Education, Advocacy & Communication across regulatory, institutional, family office and retail channels. AIMA’s due diligence questionnaires and sound practices are the industry standard for alternatives across the globe.


Areef Hack, Senior Associate, Sales & Marketing, Polar Asset Management Partners 
Brendon Scott,
Vice President, RP Investment Advisors
Brian Kremer,
Managing Director, Arrow Capital Partners Inc.
Jennifer Williams, VP, Business Development - Advisor Channel, Timbercreek Asset Management
Marc Raffoul
, Partner, Oakhill Financial Inc.
Paul Mayer, VP, Business Development & Institutional Sales, Centurion Asset Management
Robert Anton, Managing Director & Founding Partner, Sales & Product Development, Next Edge Capital
Robert Lemon, Executive Director, Prime Services, CIBC Capital Markets


Claire Van-Wyk Allan, Head of Canada, AIMA 

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