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Episode 13: Introducing the MD Platinum™ Global Private Credit Pool

 

 

Ep.12: Craig Maddock and Ian Taylor recap 2020 and look forward optimistically into 2021 – markets, the global economy, MD Portfolios, and more.

 
 

Ep. 11: Jean-Francois Bordeleau and Mark Fairbairn discuss socially responsible investing – it’s history, the current environment and MD’s approach.

 

 

Special episode: U.S. election discussion – What could happen and what does it mean for you? Julie Petrera and Jean-Francois Bordeleau discuss the U.S. election – What could happen and what does it mean for you?

 

 

Ep 9: Craig Maddock and Ian Taylor recap the third quarter of 2020 – the ongoing economic and stock market recovery, the impact to MD funds and portfolios, and expectations for what’s ahead.

 

 

Ep 8: Edward Golding discusses the MD Platinum Global Private Equity Pool – how it has performed, how the pandemic has impacted the asset class, and why its still a unique investment opportunity.

 

 

Ep 7: Craig Maddock and Ian Taylor recap the second quarter of 2020 – the impact of re-opening economies, a sharp stock market rebound, and expectations for what’s ahead.

 

 

Ep 6: Wesley Blight explains bond yields. What it is, how it’s related to other important economic variables, and why it matters today.

 

 

Ep 5: Ian Taylor provides an update on the U.S.-China relationship, why it’s important, why it’s complicated, and expectations going forward.

 

 

Ep 4: Mark Fairbairn explains value and growth investing styles. What exactly are these investment styles, which is better, and why is it so important today?

 

 

Ep 3: Ed Golding explains quantitative easing as it’s being actioned to support global markets during the COVID-19 pandemic. What exactly is it, how it works, and why it’s so important?

 

 

 

Ep 2: Craig Maddock and Ian Taylor recap the first quarter of 2020, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, MD Portfolio performance and expectations for what’s ahead.

 

 

Ep 1: Craig Maddock, VP and Senior Portfolio Manager at MD Financial Management provides a look into current market conditions, MD’s outlook, and what MD is doing to protect client portfolios.

 

 

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For further information on the structure, features and risks of the MD Platinum™ Global Private Credit Pool Limited Partnership, please consult the MD Platinum™ Global Private Credit Pool Limited Partnership Term Sheet and your MD Private Investment Counsel Portfolio Manager.