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Canada’s public pension system places 12th in ranking of 43 countries: report

Canada ranks 12th out of 43 countries for its pension system, according to a new report by Mercer and the CFA Institute. The countries in…

CPPIB investing in Japanese logistics, energy partnership in Brazil

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is committing $1.3 billion to a logistics fund involved in projects in major urban centres in Japan. The GLP…

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  • October 20, 2021 October 21, 2021
  • 15:00

OTPP acquires majority stake in manufacturer, Caisse invests in Mexican diagnostic service consortium

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is acquiring a majority stake in a manufacturer and distributor of elevator components and systems. Before the investment, Vantage Elevator…

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  • October 19, 2021 October 19, 2021
  • 10:00

Sounding Board: Institutional investors making Canada’s approach to China unsustainable

With the repatriation of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor following their three-year incarceration in China, relations between Ottawa and Beijing are to be reset.…

Caisse launches services for mid-sized companies, CPPIB introduces carbon credit program

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is launching a suite of financing solutions and support services designed to appeal to Quebec’s mid-market companies.…

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  • October 7, 2021 October 7, 2021
  • 09:00

Canadian DB pension plan returns dip, balance sheets stable in September: report

The typical Canadian defined benefit pension plan deteriorated on a solvency basis but improved on an accountancy basis in September, according to a new report…

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Sino-Canadian relations face a slow recovery, but China remains warm to investors: expert

While the return of two Canadians imprisoned in China since 2018 may lead the Canadian government to rethink its relationship with the world’s most populous…

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CPPIB acquires maritime terminal operator, AIMCo invests in Indian clean energy fund

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is acquiring North America’s largest marine terminal operator. A minority investor in the Ports America Group since 2014, the…

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  • September 30, 2021 September 29, 2021
  • 10:00
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CPPIB’s head of international operations moving on

As the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s head of international leaves the organization for a global private equity firm, Geoffrey Rubin will assume oversight for…

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  • September 29, 2021 September 29, 2021
  • 15:00
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OTPP buying reverse mortgage bank, BCI investing in U.S. media operator

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is entering into an agreement to buy a bank that offers reverse mortgage solutions. The acquisition of HomeQ Corp., the…

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  • September 22, 2021 September 22, 2021
  • 15:00
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AIMCo majority-owned pipeline welcomes new investors, Ivanhoé Cambridge forms real estate joint venture

Eight Indigenous groups and an Alberta-based energy company are becoming the co-owners of a pipeline in which the Alberta Investment Management Corp. has a majority…

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  • September 20, 2021 September 20, 2021
  • 15:00
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CPPIB-backed sports entertainment stock rebounds after disastrous Nasdaq debut

A sport data intelligence and entertainment provider backed by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is seeing its stock price recover following a disastrous first…

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  • September 16, 2021 September 16, 2021
  • 11:40

Ontario Teachers’ investing in Australian insurance distributor

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is investing in an Australian insurance distribution company. The pension fund acquired a 33.4 per cent stake in Greenstone and…

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  • September 14, 2021 September 14, 2021
  • 14:16

Ontario Teachers’ appoints Avid Larizadeh-Duggan to spearhead TIP expansion in EMEA

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing entrepreneur and venture capitalist Avid Larizadeh-Duggan to serve as the managing director of its Teachers’ Innovation Platform in…

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  • September 9, 2021 September 9, 2021
  • 13:30
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PSP buys out majority co-investor in U.K. rail company, BCI sells share in property portfolio

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is buying a majority stake in a passenger rail sector business it’s been invested in for the past 13…

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  • September 9, 2021 September 9, 2021
  • 12:59

CPPIB, Ontario Teachers’ among the world’s top 20 pension funds

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan are among the 20 largest pension funds in the world in terms of…

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  • September 9, 2021 September 9, 2021
  • 12:20

AIMCo investing in Australian agriculture firm, CPPIB in cloud-based storage developer

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is investing in an Australian agricultural company. The AIMCo and Australian investment management firm New Forests Ltd. will co-own Lawson…

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  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 13:00
ESG influencing company strategy, increasing oil market vulnerability: reports

Majority of climate-themed equity funds out of alignment with Paris Agreement: report

The majority of climate-themed equity funds offer only marginal benefits compared to the broader market, according to a new report by the London-based think tank…

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Ontario Teachers’, PSP join consortium to buy Australian infrastructure investment company

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board are part of a consortium making a binding offer to buy an Australian…

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  • August 31, 2021 August 31, 2021
  • 13:15

Bâtirente unveils new plan to optimize investments across all funds

Bâtirente is introducing a new strategy that seeks to optimize its fixed income, global equity and environmentally responsible investment allocations. The Montreal-based pension’s new fund…

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  • August 26, 2021 August 26, 2021
  • 12:30
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BCI, Chinese energy company clash over position on non-independent board members

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is once again voting against nine proposals supported by the board of China Gas Holdings Ltd., including the re-election…

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  • August 26, 2021 August 26, 2021
  • 11:30

CPPIB invests in German ceramics firm, Caisse to redesign central London building

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing in a German ceramics manufacturing business. The CPPIB joined the U.K.-based alternative investment management group BC Partners…

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  • August 19, 2021 August 18, 2021
  • 09:00

Are retail investment trends impacting institutional investors?

From the rise of cryptocurrency DogeCoin and non-fungible tokens to Reddit members beating hedge fund managers at their own game, 2021 has been an eventful…

Ontario Teachers’ selling plastics company, Caisse investing in Dutch real estate

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is selling Aurora Plastics, an Ohio-based plastics manufacturer, alongside its co-owner, Chicago-based private equity firm Wild Point Partners. The pension…

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  • August 12, 2021 August 12, 2021
  • 12:36

Canadian, U.S. DB pension plan solvency dipped in July: reports

The solvency status of Canada’s defined benefit pension plans dipped for the first time this year in July, according to a new report by Lifeworks…

  • By: Staff
  • August 10, 2021 August 10, 2021
  • 11:00