(1) Power Corp. of Canada (TSE:POW.CA) — 6.1% YIELD
Power is an international management and holding company that focuses on financial services in North America, Europe and Asia. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in insurance, retirement, wealth management and investment businesses, including a portfolio of alternative asset investment platforms. Co. has built investment platforms that manage portfolios on behalf of it and third-party investors in several alternative asset classes in three principal geographies: Europe, North America and China. The investment platforms, Sagard Europe, Sagard Holdings, Power Pacific and Power Energy are managed locally by investment personnel who have knowledge of the local public and private markets.