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OMERS investing in solar energy service, Caisse and CPPIB reinvesting in professional services firm

The Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is investing in an Arizona-based solar energy business. In a deal reached with Clairvest Group Inc., the institutional investor…

CPPIB assets down $16BN in Q1 fiscal 2023

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is reporting net assets of $523 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2023, down from $539 billion at…

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  • August 15, 2022 August 15, 2022
  • 09:00

Top 5 HR, benefits and pension stories of the week

An article on Canadian employers increasing salaries and offering remote work to attract talent was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here…

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  • August 12, 2022 August 12, 2022
  • 09:05

Which emerging and frontier markets are institutional investors considering in 2022?

While institutional investors are no strangers to established markets such as Europe and the U.S., the world’s emerging and frontier markets can provide diversification and…

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Caisse backing customer retention platform, OMERS acquiring plumbing and HVAC service provider

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is leading a funding round for a customer engagement software provider. During a US$105 million investment round…

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  • August 11, 2022 August 10, 2022
  • 12:00
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Electrical grids require massive investments to reach net-zero targets: Ontario Teachers’

The world’s electrical grids require massive investments if countries are to meet net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 goals, according to a new report from the…

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  • August 9, 2022 August 9, 2022
  • 12:15

Ontario Teachers’ entering agreement with mining company, Caisse selling stake in Indian real estate developer

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is entering a non-binding agreement with a Canadian company seeking to develop copper mines in Saskatchewan. In a deal reached…

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  • August 9, 2022 August 9, 2022
  • 12:00
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Top 5 HR, benefits and pension stories of the week

An article on a ruling against the Blue Cross Life Insurance Co. of Canada and how it could affect long-term disability premiums was the most-read…

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  • August 5, 2022 August 5, 2022
  • 09:00

Canadian DB pension plan assets down 7.33% in Q2: report

Canada’s defined benefit pension plans saw median returns of negative 7.33 per cent in the second quarter of 2022, according to the BNY Mellon Canadian…

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  • August 4, 2022 August 4, 2022
  • 12:00
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Caisse acquiring French locomotive leasing service, AIMCo acquiring U.K. energy storage company

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is entering exclusive negotiations to acquire France-based Akiem, a provider of freight locomotive leasing services in Europe.…

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  • August 4, 2022 August 4, 2022
  • 12:00

AIMCo, CPPIB reinvesting in telecom network; CPPIB expanding share in U.K. mall

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are reinvesting in a telecommunications infrastructure provider to support its acquisition of a…

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  • August 2, 2022 July 31, 2022
  • 12:00

CalPERS reporting 6.1% loss in last fiscal year: report

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System is reporting a net loss of 6.1 per cent for its last fiscal year, according to its preliminary annual…

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  • July 28, 2022 July 28, 2022
  • 12:45
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Caisse to redevelop Quebec City mall, Ontario Teachers’ acquiring Dutch logistics portfolio

The real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is entering a strategic partnership with a Quebec City real estate firm…

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  • July 28, 2022 July 28, 2022
  • 09:35
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AIMCo acquiring rail service provider, Ontario Teachers’ reinvesting in medical platform provider

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is acquiring a Canadian rail service provider. In a deal reached with the business’s previous owners — its employees and…

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  • July 26, 2022 July 26, 2022
  • 12:45
Ontario appeal court ruling marks substantial shift in enforcement of termination clauses

Ontario Superior Court issues claims deadline to Bridging investors

Investors in a defunct Toronto asset management firm, the subject of an on-going court battle, have until late September to file compensation claims. In a…

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  • July 26, 2022 July 26, 2022
  • 12:00
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BCI pushes past $200BN mark with 7.4% returns in fiscal 2022

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. generated returns of 7.4 per cent during the year ending on March 21, 2022, according to its annual report.…

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  • July 21, 2022 July 21, 2022
  • 12:30

PSP selling portion of talent agency stake, OMERS investing in B2B service provider

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is selling a portion of its stake in a talent agency expanding into the marketing advisory sector. Controlling interest…

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  • July 21, 2022 July 21, 2022
  • 12:30

AIMCo-backed venture acquiring U.K. rental assets, OMERS buying stake in drug royalty rights

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is part of a joint venture acquiring a portfolio of U.K.-based residential apartment assets under construction. In a deal reached…

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  • July 19, 2022 July 19, 2022
  • 12:30
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Top 5 HR, benefits and pension stories of the week

An expert panel about the impact of environmental, social and governance-focused target-date funds on capital accumulation plans was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the…

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  • July 15, 2022 July 15, 2022
  • 09:00
Caisse investing in wind and solar projects, AIMCo in German real estate

Caisse reinvesting in Indian power company, Ontario Teachers’ investing in New Zealand telecom towers

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is increasing its stake in an Indian power company. In an agreement reached with CLP Power India…

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  • July 14, 2022 July 14, 2022
  • 12:00

CPPIB investing in discount grocery chain, OMERS acquiring infrastructure service provider

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing in a Colombian discount grocery chain. The US$335 million investment in D1, which is owned by the…

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  • July 12, 2022 July 12, 2022
  • 11:00

PSP Investments analyzing environmental impact of natural resources portfolio

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is engaging WSP Global Inc. to develop a consistent methodology for analyzing the environmental impact of its natural resources assets.…

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  • July 12, 2022 July 12, 2022
  • 10:00

Top 5 HR, benefits and pension stories of the week

An article about Hootsuite providing employees with an extra week off this summer was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are…

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  • July 8, 2022 July 8, 2022
  • 09:00
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CPPIB doubling-down on Korean industrial real estate, Caisse developing Brazilian rental properties

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is making a second contribution to a real estate joint venture expanding its industrial warehouse portfolio in Korea’s largest…

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  • July 7, 2022 July 7, 2022
  • 12:00

AIMCo CEO seeking to win trust of pension clients: report

After a record-breaking year, Alberta’s public sector investment fund manager is seeking to earn the trust of its client pension funds. “A combination of factors…

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  • July 6, 2022 July 8, 2022
  • 12:15