PenderFund discusses our approach to investing "The Pender Way" to protect and grow capital. We cover a range of topics including managing risk, being patiently opportunistic and finding an investment edge. We share our opinions, and interview guests from inside and outside the industry.
Quarterly Fixed Income Update
In this episode Sarah Wildman, Director of Institutional & Family Office Wealth Services, is joined by Geoff Castle, Portfolio Manager of the Pender Corporate Bond Fund, and Parul Garg, Associate Portfolio Manager. They take a short look back on the last quarter, discuss inflation and the term premium, and review some of the sectors that have caught their eye recently.
Profiles in Credit – Dylan Grice
In this episode Geoff Castle, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, chats with Dylan Grice, Co-founder of Calderwood Capital. They discuss Dylan’s background in finance, his transition from sell side to buy side and his approach to investing, Dylan’s new company Calderwood Capital and his views on a number of areas of credit markets.
Pender’s Private Equity Approach to Public Markets
In this episode David Barr, President, CEO and Portfolio Manager, chats with Kenndal McArdle, Principal, Pender Ventures. They discuss their private equity approach to public markets, and in particular, how this approach relates to Pender Growth Fund. They also discuss Kenndal’s career path from public small cap to venture capital; mergers and acquisitions; how they analyze a business both from the public and the private side and their views on Canadian companies to going public.
Profiles in Credit – Callum Thomas
In this episode Geoff Castle, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, chats with Callum Thomas, founder and head of research of Topdown Charts. They discuss Callum’s background and early career, the path to launching Topdown Charts and what it offers, Callum’s approach to credit cycles and their perspective on potential interest rates over the next few years as we enter the recovery.
Women Investing in Women
In this episode Maria Pacella, Managing Partner of Pender Ventures, is joined by Jacqueline Ovens, Alison Nankivell and Heather Conradi. Gathered to mark International Women’s Day, the guests discuss how they invest in women fund managers and entrepreneurs, how gender diversity plays a role in returns, how they measure diversity within their organizations and how we need to continue to close the gender gap in the investing world.
Andrew Wilkinson – Tiny Capital
In this episode David Barr, President, CEO and Portfolio Manager, chats with Andrew Wilkinson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Tiny Capital. They discuss Andrew’s early entrepreneurial background and his transition to investor, his experience in the tech sector, value investing and taking his company, WeCommerce, from private to public.