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State Street fined by FCA

State Street fined by FCA

State Street U.K. has been fined £22.9 million ($41.2 million) by the Financial Conduct Authority after its transition management business had developed and executed a…

  • By: Staff
  • February 3, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:05
OMERS completes Maxxam sale

OMERS completes Maxxam sale

OMERS Private Equity, the private equity investment arm of OMERS, has completed the previously announced sale of Maxxam Analytics International Corp. to France-based public company…

  • By: Staff
  • February 3, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 14:58
Imhof moves to AGF

Imhof moves to AGF

Peter Imhof is joining AGF as a vice-president and portfolio manager.

  • By: Staff
  • February 3, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 14:50

Frontlines

This month in Frontlines: Canadian equities on the upswing, U.S. firms focus on employees’ financial health, Meet an Advisory Board Member, Legal Briefs and more.

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 07:00
ATRF CEO plans to retire

ATRF CEO plans to retire

Emilian Groch, CEO of the Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund board, plans to retire at the end of the year.

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:21
Borealis expands interest in Bruce Power

Borealis expands interest in Bruce Power

Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, will pay $450 million to acquire up to a 31.6% interest in…

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:58
Caisse buying stake in wind farm

Caisse buying stake in wind farm

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has agreed to acquire a stake in the world's largest wind farm off the coast of the…

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:44
Supreme Court says MTS pension surplus belongs to workers, retirees

Supreme Court says MTS pension surplus belongs to workers, retirees

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a lower court ruling that the pension surplus that existed when Manitoba Telephone Services was privatized in 1997…

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:38
Wellness programs help workers keep their resolutions

Wellness programs help workers keep their resolutions

American workers see workplace wellness programs as essential for keeping their New Year’s resolutions, according to a 2014 poll commissioned by Workplace Options, an employee…

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:24
People Watch: On the move in January

People Watch: On the move in January

Here's a review of people on the move this month.

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 13:05
CPPIB makes investment in Peru

CPPIB makes investment in Peru

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is buying a 10.4% equity stake in Transportadora de Gas del Perú for US$200 million ($222.3 million).

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:28
DB pension coverage continues to drop

DB pension coverage continues to drop

A fact sheet from the Office of the Chief Actuary shows that the shift to DC from DB is continuing.

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 09:21
Workers save too little, but plan to retire early

Workers save too little, but plan to retire early

Most Americans save 10% or less of their income during their working years, yet 37% plan to retire before age 65, according to a 2014…

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:04

Penad Pension acquiring DB pension plan, group benefits administration company

Penad Pension Services Ltd. is acquiring Ontario-based SeclonLogic Inc., a defined benefit pension plan and group benefits administration software solutions company. “I am confident that…

  • By: Staff
  • April 14, 2021 April 13, 2021
  • 09:00

Scotiabank CEO calling on feds to increase childcare spending

The head of the Bank of Nova Scotia is urging Ottawa to top up the annual Canada Child Benefit and increase childcare expense deductions, ahead…

Sobeys reinstating ‘hero pay’ for employees amid third wave of pandemic

Sobeys Inc. is reinstating a lockdown bonus for employees in areas with renewed stay-at-home orders, said a statement by the grocery retailer, which also noted…

Upward pressure increasing on Canadian bond real yields: report

Inflation break-evens at multi-year highs and higher nominal yields are putting some upward pressure on real yields in Canada, according to a new report by…

  • By: Staff
  • April 13, 2021 April 13, 2021
  • 12:00

Market rally boosts DB pension plans’ funding levels: report

A first-quarter rally in both the equity markets and bond yields have propelled defined benefit pensions to their best funded positions in more than a…

When the bubble bursts, what you don’t own will make all the difference

Sir John Templeton once said, “Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria.” He was describing the…