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Seraya Participates in AIMCO 2023 Investment Symposium

James Chern, Managing Partner and CIO participated in AIMCO Edmonton event

October 4, 2023 at 5:00:00 AM

EDMONTON, AB, Oct. 3, 2023 /CNW/ - The Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) today hosted a one-day conference for AIMCo clients in Edmonton, welcoming speakers from some of the top investment firms from around the globe, which collectively represent trillions of dollars in assets under management.

The 2023 AIMCo Investment Symposium was organized for the benefit of AIMCo clients, which include 17 pension, endowment, and provincial government funds. Approximately 200 people attended the event, which occurred in-person for the first time since 2019.

"We're proud to host this world-class roster of speakers in the hometown of AIMCo's headquarters here in Edmonton," said Marlene Puffer, AIMCo's Chief Investment Officer. "I am certain their insights on the investment landscape, both in North America and around the globe, will be invaluable both for our clients and ultimately for the beneficiaries they serve."

Some of the speakers who presented at this year's symposium include:

  • David Bridges, Senior Geopolitical Advisor, Fidelity Investments

  • Pam Chan, CIO and Head of Direct Private Opportunities, BlackRock

  • James Chern, CIO and Managing Partner, Seraya Partners

  • Brian Cornick, CEO, Cando Rail & Terminals

  • Eddie Fishman, Managing Director and Member of Executive Committee, D.E. Shaw & Co

  • Brandon Freiman, Partner and Head of North American Infrastructure, KKR

  • Jeff Mo, Portfolio Manager, Mawer Investment Management

  • Chiang Ling Ng, CIO Asia, Hines

  • Richard Quigley, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

  • Raffaele Savi, Managing Director, Global Head of BlackRock Systematic and Co-CIO and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity

  • Matthew Scattarella, Partner, BPEA EQT

  • Mustafa Siddiqui, Senior Managing Director and Global Head, Blackstone GP Stakes

  • Rossitsa Stoyanova, CIO, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario

  • Allyson Tucker, CEO, Washington State Investment Board

"Our goal with today's event was to provide a forum for our clients to connect with AIMCo's global investment partners and gain deeper knowledge of key investment themes and opportunities," added Amit Prakash, AIMCo's Chief Fiduciary Management Officer.

About Alberta Investment Management Corporation

AIMCo is among Canada's largest and most diversified institutional investment managers with approximately $164 billion of assets under management. AIMCo invests globally on behalf of 17 pension, endowment, and government fund clients in the Province of Alberta. AIMCo manages more than 30 pools of capital on behalf of these clients. With offices in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, London, Luxembourg, and Singapore, our more than 200 investment professionals bring deep expertise in a range of sectors, geographies, and industries. For more information, please visit

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