CAASA Blog

On this page you will find thought leadership articles all of which are entirely free for CAASA members. The page is regularly updated and longer articles can be accessed at InvestorLit Reviews (www.InvestorLiterature.com), which is a subscription-based service for reviews of investment literature and topics, with an emphasis on concepts that can help investment performance.

The literature reviews are intended to provide brief and readable versions of the original papers or topics but also point out tangible ideas. This is about sense-making and implications for you, the investor.


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The Race for Assets Canada vs The World

The Race for Assets- Canada vs the World

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CAASA’s Logo

Our corporate logo is the most immediately recognizable representation of our brand. Not only does it represent our identity, it represents all of our members. We encourage our members to use our logo, but make sure to contact us first. To download the logo please use the

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Algonquin Capital Director of Business Development

Algonquin Capital Director of Business Development

For more information on this role, please click HERE.

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CAASA Member Services & Database Associate

 CAASA Member Services & Database Associate

Founded in February 2018, CAASA is a fast-growing trade association created to represent Canadian alternative investment managers, investors, and service providers across Canada and globally. We are looking to hire an associate to take on the key role of membership services and database maintenance. This is a

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Cannabis 101 Workshop: The Current Landscape

Cannabis 101 Workshop: The Current Landscape

Hear from Aleta Pleasant, Clinical Director of CannaConnect as she speaks to the current landscape of cannabis in Canada, precautions, cannabis in the workplace, the human endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids and terpenes as well as methods of consumption and potential therapeutic uses. Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time:

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Curling with CAASA

Curling with CAASA

We hit the ice this year at the Royal Montréal Curling Club with all 3 sheets in play – and a trophy up for grabs! This event is open to all levels of players as we will have experienced curling instructors on site. Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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Starting an Alternative Fund Series Webinar: Operations & BCP (Part 4)

Investors are rationally fixated on how managers run their operations and how they would fare in the face of a major disruption to their information and trading infrastructure and ability to run the business. This panel will illustrate what it takes to get sophisticated (aka smart) money,

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Can we Forecast Recessions?

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Some Recent Observations of Demographics & Budget Deficits

Written by Gareth Witten via Investor Literature. Doing scenario analysis for clients is extremely exciting and rewarding because it allows me to take the “outside view” for firms in different countries. It also allows me to make sense of some of the emerging trends that I can

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The Plight of the Emerging Manager (S1E2) – The 40-hour Sleep

Written by James Burron This posting is a bit less nuts-and-bolts, and hope it helps. Working in a start-up operation – including an alternative manager or service provider – is not for the faint of heart. One must have a market to target, the staff to do

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