Som Seif

Three ways to keep clients calm and thinking long term

This crisis goes beyond pure financial performance and CEO Jeff Gans says clients need advisors now more than ever

Wealth Professional 8.03

From precious metals to private equity, WP highlights eight trends that are poised to shape the alternative investment landscape this year

Architect of innovation

Som Seif has always been driven by the desire to build something, starting with Claymore and continuing today with Purpose Investments

Why transparency is vital to ESG process

Ahead of WP Invest ESG 2020, Purpose Investments VP explains the difficulty in reconciling two distinct strategies

Purpose’s acquisition of Wealthsimple for Advisors means ‘opportunities are limitless’

CEOs Jeff Gans and J-F Courville tell WP they now provide a ‘real set of options’ for independence and autonomy

‘We need more thoughtful portfolio construction’

Purpose Investments CEO Som Seif talks about where he sees the ETF industry heading and what potential challenges are on the horizon

Som Seif seeks global player to drive Purpose Investments' growth

Canadian investor has reportedly hired Morgan Stanley to find a suitable investor for a minority stake in his ETF provider

Where finance meets technology

Wealthsimple CEO Michael Katchen combined his love of investing with his Silicon Valley background to shape digital investing in Canada

Pioneer fund from Purpose aims to replicate structured-note performance

The first of its kind in Canada, it offers stable, tax-efficient yield and contingent downside protection

Seif hopes industry will follow his lead on ESG

ETF pioneer believes his firm’s core approach is providing global leadership on the issue