AIMA Webinar Replay: Maple Model Investing: Inherent and Developed Advantages of the Canadian Institutional Investment Model

Published: 02 November 2020

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The “Canadian model” of institutional investing is the result of a combination of independent governance, internal investment talent, size, scale and true global asset-class diversification.

Join us for a robust discussion on the evolution of the Canadian institutional investment model:

  • The Maple Model of Investing in asset allocation
  • Governance, process and talent: structural advantages of the maple model
  • Current strategic focus: geographies, strategies and sectors
  • How Canadian allocators are leading forces of global change: Climate Change, ESG, Inclusion & Diversity
  • Adapting for the impact of COVID ahead
  • The impact of working virtually with external managers and performing remote due diligence
  • Seeding and accelerating capital with emerging managers
  • Co-investment trends and current opportunities amid the global recovery



  • Ela Karahasanoglu, Head of Total Fund Management, BCI
  • Heather Cooke, CIO, The Audra Group Family Office
  • Anastassia Kobeleva, Portfolio Manager, External Portfolio Management, Capital Markets & Factor Investing, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Janet Rabovsky, Chief Investment Officer, Fairwater Capital Corporation



  • Alana Johnston Gould, Director, Prime Services Capital Introduction, Scotiabank


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