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The 5th Asset Allocation Summit

Speaker: Harry S. Marmer, Executive Vice-President, Institutional Investment Services, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc.

Date: February 5, 2009, 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto ON, M5G 1R3

Summary: Desperately Seeking Alpha: A Lively Discussion on the Search for Alpha

Expert opinion suggests that we are in a decade of single digit capital market returns. Such an environment increases the challenge of producing superior performance adjusted for risk. Clearly, this is also not good news for pension fund health. This discussion will critically examine the dilemmas institutional investors face in searching for alpha, including such topics as:

• Where not to find alpha
• The magic formula for active management
• The new efficient frontier

To obtain a full copy of the presentation, please e-mail Hillsdale at