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Years before his late-career rebirth as nemesis to former U.S. President Donald Trump, Robert Muller coined a phrase that went down in history among cybersecurity experts. “I am convinced that there are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be,” said the then Federal Bureau of Investigation director […]

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The Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec is entering a co-investment collaboration targeting ventures in the sustainable energy sector. The three-year agreement between the Caisse and the BP-owned investment firm BP Ventures has already resulted in an investment in Bridge to Renewables Inc., which is developing software infrastructure to enable electric vehicles to interact with […]

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  • December 16, 2021 December 16, 2021
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The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is calling on the Alberta Investment Management Corp. to “quantify the climate risks of its investments and adopt a path to net zero.” The AUPE’s call for action was one of three environmental resolutions for which the union’s membership voted in favour during its annual convention held earlier this […]

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is financing part of a $400 million loan facility to a mortgage brokerage firm. The loan, co-financed by the Ares Management Corp, will support CrossCountry Mortgage, a lender operating throughout the U.S., as the business pursues an organic and inorganic expansion strategy. CrossCountry Mortgage currently operates out of […]

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  • November 25, 2021 November 25, 2021
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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. saw returns of 1.7 per cent during the third quarter of 2021, according to its quarterly report. Between July and the end of September, the AIMCo saw the value of its assets rise from $123.4 billion to $130.1 billion, beating its benchmark of 0.9 per cent. On a year-to-date basis, the […]

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  • November 23, 2021 November 24, 2021
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is recapitalizing an expanding packaging business. The institutional investor has signed an agreement with the U.S.-based Berlin Packaging, a supplier of glass, plastic and metal containers with annual revenues of about US$2.5 billion. Private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners, which has been an investor in the packaging supplier […]

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  • November 23, 2021 November 22, 2021
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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is selling its 97.33 per cent ownership stake in a Spanish renewable energy company. Eolia Renovables de Inversiones is an independent power producer that develops, constructs and operates wind farms and solar photovoltaic plants. The company manages a 899 megawatt portfolio of renewable energy assets, as well as a renewable […]

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  • November 15, 2021 November 15, 2021
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The Alberta Management Investment Co. is focusing on all three legs of the environmental, social and governance stool this year and beyond. The government-owned pension investment manager is addressing a range of ESG issues, from integrating climate risk to building a more diverse workforce to advancing its risk governance in 2021, according to its 11th […]

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  • November 12, 2021 November 12, 2021
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Canada’s $4 trillion pension sector could enjoy immense commercial benefits by aligning with the transition to net-zero emissions and helping to mobilize $140 billion of low carbon investments per year, according to a new report by Corporate Knights, the Natural Step Canada and the Smart Prosperity Institute. It found Canada’s 12 largest pension fund managers […]

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  • November 10, 2021 November 11, 2021
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In his first public statement on Alberta Investment Management Corp.’s investment strategy, the organization’s new chief executive officer says the AIMCo won’t have a policy to divest from hydrocarbon producers. “I want to be clear in stating that we believe that divesting hydrocarbons would miss an urgent opportunity to work with the companies who’ve the […]

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  • October 19, 2021 October 19, 2021
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