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The Economy and Its Impacts on Investment

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
McKnight Foundation Office
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Join MCF for lunch and learning with the team from RBC Global Asset Management. 

First, we’ll hear from Randy Harrison, Vice President, Institutional Portfolio Manager at RBC Global Asset Management. Randy will delve into current issues impacting the economy and investment portfolios. Conversation themes will include timely topics such as global inflation, the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve Bank, the employment rate, equity markets, credit spreads and more. Whether you’re an economist at heart or a finance novice, the session will provide the context and background needed to better understand the economic conditions influencing the nation and impacting philanthropy.

Then, along with fellow investors and the fund manager RBC Global Asset Management team, we will hear the latest updates on financial and social impact performance of our Minnesota Impact Investing Initiative (MI3) fund. This portion of the meeting will be led by Mindy Frye, Institutional Portfolio Manager - Impact Investing at RBC Global Asset Management. Investors and all those considering investing are welcome. Learn about the history of the fund.

This meeting is free and open to current MI3 participants and others interested in today’s conversation themes. If you have questions about this meeting, please contact Paul Masiarchin. Lunch will be provided by our friends at RBC Global Asset Management. Please update your online MCF profile with any dietary restrictions or notify Josh Vang. We will attempt to accommodate all requests made at least one week prior to the luncheon.

This event will be held at the McKnight Foundation and will follow their public health protocols. The McKnight Foundation requires all employees, guests, contractors, and vendors entering McKnight’s offices to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have a negative Covid test within 72 hours of entering McKnight's space. Guests will be asked to attest to their vaccination status or a negative test upon arrival at their office.

In order to create the best in-person experience, this event will not be simulcast. Learn more here.

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