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What does an effective board look like?

Pension fund boards are complex, evolving, collective bodies and the individuals that serve them face unique challenges. The Rotman-ICPM Board Effectiveness Program is a week-long course designed specifically for pension fund trustees that showcases how an effective board looks and behaves. Pension management beneficiaries are delegating to a body that then delegates to an executive, […]

Is Bigger Better?

This updated version of the paper by the Rotman School, shows substantial positive scale economies in pension funds, with the largest plans outperforming smaller ones by 43-50 basis points per year. Between a third and one half of these gains arise from cost savings related to internal management, where costs are at least three times […]