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Pavilion Advisory Group Inc. Renews HFMA Peer Review Designation

Chicago, IL, June 20, 2018 – The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) today announced that, following rigorous review, Pavilion Advisory Group Inc. (Pavilion) has once again achieved the “Peer Reviewed by HFMA®” designation for its Investment Consulting and Advisory Services. Pavilion’s Healthcare Practice team, co-led by Alyssa Cheatham and Meggan O’Shea, provides investment consulting services […]

Investing in Frontier Markets

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) used the term “frontier markets” for the first time in June 1996, when it announced that it would start publishing data on 14 frontier markets as part of its Emerging Markets Database. At that time, the IFC defined frontier markets as those that were investable, but less developed in terms […]

Having interesting and meaningful work makes life so much better – International Women’s Day

Susan McDermott is the Chief Investment Officer for Pavilion Advisory Group Inc.  She is a CFA® charterholder and is based in Chicago, Illinois. My father required that all three of his daughters go into male-dominated professions.  Having survived World War II, he believed life could be very uncertain and that it was vitally important for […]

Demographic: the future is now

Demographics are often thought of as long-term trends, or developments that can be put off or worried about later on. The problem for most advanced economies is that demographic changes are not a long-term issue any more, they are happening now! For example, on average, 10,000 people turn 65 years old every day in the […]

February 2015 – Economic Review

Foreign and domestic stocks rebounded as European leaders granted Greece a four-month bailout extension. Depositors moved over €25 billion out of Greek banks in 2015, according to JP Morgan. The substantial loss of collateral and reserves hampers Greek banks’ ability to originate loans and borrow to maintain capital ratios. View the full document (PDF) In […]

Bank of Canada rate cut necessary as pre-emptive strike

Originally published in the Financial Times, on January 27, 2015. In this guest post, Alex Bellefleur, global macro strategist at PGM Global, writes that the Bank of Canada was prudent to loosen monetary policy in response to the decline in oil prices. Last week the Bank of Canada (BOC) surprised markets by cutting interest rates […]