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Alternative Investments

Alternative Investments

Add Diversity To Your Investments

For more sophisticated investors, alternative investments can offer an effective way to diversify their portfolios. Historically, alternative investments had been restricted to institutional investors and the exceptionally wealthy, with the intention of generating positive returns regardless of the state of the market. Today they are available to a broader range of investors.

Investments Outside The Mainstream

Typically, alternative investments are based on strategies that use leverage, arbitrage, derivatives and long or short positions.

CIBC Wood Gundy clients have access to:

  • Hedge funds
  • Private equity
  • Managed futures
  • Structured products

Potential Benefits

When suitable, alternative investments can provide the following benefits:

  • Increased diversification
  • Reduced portfolio volatility
  • Non-correlation to other investments

Get In Touch

A CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisor can explain the nature of these strategies and the related products in further detail. To find out if alternative strategies might be a positive addition to your portfolio, use out Find An Advisor tool to contact a CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisor near you.

The information contained herein is considered accurate at the time of posting. CIBC and CIBC World Markets Inc. reserve the right to change any of it without prior notice. It is for general information purposes only.


CIBC Wood Gundy is a division of CIBC World Markets Inc., a subsidiary of CIBC and a Member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.