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Target maturity bond solutions—What they are and where to find the most compelling opportunities

Empower your clients to better meet their short-term cash flow needs with target maturity bond solutions. Combining the precision of individual bonds with the simplicity and diversification of a traditional fixed income fund, these solutions offer a high degree of diversification and flexibility. They are a simple solution for managing bond exposure in fixed income portfolios.

Be sure to join Steven Lampert, Pablo Martinez and host Ebad Saif at this advisor-only webcast on Thursday, July 18, 2024 and learn how target maturity bond solutions can play a crucial role in achieving client income needs. Discussion topics include:

  • How to effectively use target maturity strategies in client portfolios
  • Benefits of professional management
  • Risks to consider when allocating client capital
  • Which sectors of the bond universe we should pay particular attention to
  • How Canadian strategies compare to US strategies
By Steven Lampert, Pablo Martinez, CFA, and Ebad Saif, CFA, Client Portfolio Manager,Global Fixed Income
Past events
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Global equities

The crucial role innovation can play in an investment portfolio

Over the last few years, when talking with your clients about investing, it’s probably safe to say topics like artificial intelligence, the Magnificent 7, and other disruptive technologies have come up.

And it’s easy to understand why.

Not only does innovation represented by these subjects hold the potential to improve our standard of living or revolutionize the way we do business, but it also generates sizeable returns for investors.

Make plans to join Robertson Velez and host Ryan Diamant at this advisor-only webcast on Thursday, June 20, 2024 and learn how innovation can play an important role when having investing conversations with clients. Topics they’ll discuss include:

  • Why innovation should represent a meaningful allocation in any global equity portfolio you construct
  • Why artificial intelligence, Nvidia and the Magnificent 7 continue to be highly relevant
  • Where future opportunities in tech will most likely be found
By Robertson Velez, CFA and Ryan Diamant
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Navigating markets

Q1 2024 Global Markets Compass—Will the surprisingly strong start to 2024 carry over into the spring?

From an economics and investing point of view, it was a pleasant winter. The US economy continued to grow above potential, the Canadian economy began to rebound, and developed economies around the world continued making progress in reaching central bank inflation targets.

Will this momentum extend into the spring?

Find out when David Wong, Michael Sager and host Trudie Brisebois sit down and explore the economic insights and trends in the latest issue of CIBC Asset Management’s quarterly Global Markets Compass. This dynamic conversation will focus on where the global economy and markets appear to be headed to help support your ongoing investment decisions.

By David Wong, CFA, FRM, Michael Sager, Ph. D., and Trudie Brisebois
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Investment research

Do Canadian energy stocks still belong in your investment portfolio?

In recent years, Canadian energy companies have enjoyed strong performance. However, after the sector's impressive upswing, many are torn as to whether we can expect a reversal in fortunes or a continued uptrend.

If you're wondering if the Canadian energy sector is still a sound investment, make plans to join this advisor-only webcast on Thursday, April 25, 2024. Three members of CIBC Asset Management's portfolio management team and energy sector experts—Daniel Greenspan, Leo Han, and Ryan Diamant—will explore why the sector should continue to experience strength over the medium to long term. Discussion topics will include :

  • Has the demand for energy changed?
  • Evolving supply dynamics
  • Current state of Canadian energy companies
By Daniel Greenspan, Leo Han, CFA, and Ryan Diamant
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Alternative investments

Identifying opportunities in private market alternative investments

Private market alternative investments have long been coveted for their potential to deliver superior returns than their public market counterparts. But by and large these investments have been closed to retail investors—until now.

Make plans to be part of this advisor-only discussion lead by host David Wong, Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director & Head, Total Investment Solutions at CIBC Asset Management. Mr. Wong will share his thoughts on why private market alternative investments are becoming increasingly important to retail investors and how CIBC Asset Management is making them more available to our clients. Joining him to explore this exciting topic and answer your questions will be special guests from our sub-advisor partners Ares Management and KKR.

By David Wong, CFA, FRM
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Fixed income

Finding fixed income opportunities in a higher-for-longer interest rate environment

With the Bank of Canada holding the policy rate last month, it seems like elevated interest rates are here to stay—at least in the short term. What does this mean for CIBC Asset Management’s investment strategy, portfolios and clients?

Join us as we discuss the current state of fixed income markets and the unique opportunities in fixed income investing. We’ll take a deep dive into the role discount bonds, fixed income pooled funds, and alternative credit can play in an investment portfolio.

By Aaron Young, CFA and Sheryl Dyke
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Navigating markets

The current state of global economies and what to expect over the next 12 months

Michael Sager, Deputy Head, Multi-Asset & Currency Management at CIBC Asset Management discusses expectations for global and domestic asset classes, currencies and commodities in 2024. Mr. Sager will also shed light on the current state of global markets including Canada, the US, Eurozone and China as well as share our 12-month economic outlook.

By Rob Taylor and Michael Sager, Ph. D.
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