Understanding alternatives

Once the domain of institutional investors and family offices, alternatives are now available to more Canadians than ever. Here’s what you need to know.

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What are alternative investments?

Alternatives can add value to a portfolio, with performance driven by different factors than traditional stocks and bonds. 

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How does your portfolio compare to CPP

The Canada Pension Plan is one of Canada’s most successful pension funds. See how it incorporates alternatives into its portfolio.

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How will an allocation to liquid alternatives impact a portfolio’s equity exposure

Most portfolios rely on equity market exposure to drive risk and return. See how alternatives can diversify the sources of both.

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Discover Mackenzie’s Accessible Alternatives

Find out about Mackenzie’s suite of alternatives and how we’re making them available to more investors.

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