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MS makes a range of investments, from active security selection for fixed income and volatility strategies, to opportunistic investments in market dislocations and Fund-level strategic tilts. All programs are designed to leverage CPP Investments’ core Strategic Advantages. MS trades across all major markets and asset classes. The group manages strategic tilting, directional macro and relative value fixed income strategies using both systematic and discretionary processes.

These strategies are executed out of CPP Investments’ Toronto and London offices.

Our Team


Kevin Bespolka

Managing Director, Head of Macro Strategies

Kevin leads the CMF Macro Strategies team, which is responsible for active discretionary investment strategies, including Strategic Tilting. Prior to joining CPP Investments in 2017, Kevin spent 25 years working in London, New York and Tokyo for a number of Investment Banks and Hedge Funds.

Kevin was a partner and Portfolio Manager at Old Lane and subsequently oversaw a Fund at Finisterre Capital. His focus was managing investments in Emerging Markets and the Global Macro themes. Prior to that he worked at Morgan Stanley and then Merrill Lynch, where he had a variety of roles including running Merrill’s Global Non-Dollar Interest Rate Options business and then Global FX Options and Proprietary Trading.

Kevin has a BA, High Honors, from Swarthmore College in Economics, German and History.

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Our Capital Market Holdings

We are invested globally across public equities, fixed income securities, currencies, commodities and derivatives.

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