But those attitudes, particularly among Ontario’s sophisticated accredited investors, are starting to yield to more expansive thinking.
Ritchie’s association may have had a role in changing attitudes among investors and the advisors who serve them.
Since its conference last spring, the association has focused on changing the conversation and highlighting the positive role the private capital markets have played not only on capital markets but in in the economy.
“It’s not about moving away from “exempt markets” as a term,” says Ritchie, “but it’s about ensuring that people are focussed on what we’re really talking about and that is
that there are segments that are overall capital markets and the private capital markets are incredibly large, particularly in Ontario, and in Western Canada.”
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