The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning (CIFP) Acquires all Outstanding Shares of Canadian Hedge Watch Inc. (CHW)

Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CIFP, a leading financial services educator, announced that they have required all outstanding common shares and controlling interest in CHW, a market leader in financial education conferences.

CHW (, also operating as Radius Financial Education, is located in Toronto and provides a wide range of conferences in the areas of alternative investment products, exchange traded funds and pensions. In addition, CHW provides data services and education courses to its clients.

CIFP ( provides education courses and training for financial planners to obtain the CFP® designation and its own designation – The Registered Retirement Consultant (RRC®) which focuses on the retirement, lifestyle, and intergenerational wealth transfer planning needs of Canadians. CIFP provides services to the practitioner, corporate and academic markets. CIFP also provides information technology consulting services through its subsidiary (

CHW will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of CIFP with Keith Costello, President and CEO of CIFP also serving as President and CEO of CHW. Mr. Costello commented “CHW and CIFP have excellent synergies allowing both organizations to extend their presence in new market segments both in Canada and global markets”.

For more information, please contact:

Odele Burton
3660 Hurontario Street, Suite 600
Mississauga, ON  L5B 3C4 CANADA
Tel: 1-866-635-5526 x123