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Pavilion Alternatives Group offers a strong advisory platform for alternative assets

by Daniel Friedman, President & CEO of Pavilion Financial Corporation Today, we’re pleased to officially launch Pavilion Alternatives Group, a global advisory platform specializing in alternative asset classes, with over US$60 billion of assets and $130 billion of committed capital under advisement. Pavilion Alternatives Group is the result of a strategic acquisition we announced back […]

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Strategic new acquisition will lead to creation of Pavilion Alternatives Group

by Daniel Friedman, President & CEO of Pavilion Financial Corporation We’re looking forward to welcoming a new, distinguished member into the Pavilion family, one that will further expand our company’s expertise and enhance our offerings. In what will be our fifth strategic acquisition since 2010, we recently announced plans to acquire Altius Holdings Ltd., the […]

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NonProfit News Trends: Impact in ESG Market

Michael McMurray, Senior Consultant, Pavilion Advisory Group Ltd., was interviewed by NonProfit News.  Below are some highlights from the article about how a growing number of investment consultants are integrating environmental, social and governance, and impact metrics into their manager research processes.  The complete profile is available here. Consultants, OCIOS look to make more impact […]

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Brexit and Market Implications

Background On June 23, 2016, U.K. voters took to the polls to decide whether to remain in the European Union (EU). The European Union agreement allows free movement of capital, goods, people and services within and between the member countries. The EU has a population of over 500 million with a GDP exceeding €14 trillion […]

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April 2016 – Economic Review

Industrial metal prices jumped sharply during April, with signs indicating elevated Chinese purchases. Steel prices rose along with iron ore, though neither is indicative of a Chinese infrastructure resurgence; many of the country’s steel mills have idled due to oversupply, and materials purchases tend to come in waves amid favorable prices. The Treasury essentially ended […]

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On Family, Finances, and Aging

It has been over 50 years since British rock band The Who released its famous song “My Generation”. In 1965, the lyric “I hope I die before I get old” rang out as an anthem for youthful rebellion. Now in 2016, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are playing what is likely their last tour – […]

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The State of Stable Value—2016 Update

Recently, Pavilion Advisory Group Inc. interviewed four stable value managers (Galliard, JPMorgan, New York Life and Putnam) on the current state of the marketplace. Key questions asked were: What major trends did you notice in 2015? What are the largest anticipated challenges for stable value funds? What trends do you see in terms of fees, […]

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