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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 to jointly acquire CeramTec. For its 50 per cent share in the company, the pension fund paid €800 million ($1.18 billion). Read: CPPIB investing in oilfield drilling company, Caisse in SAP […]

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  • August 19, 2021 August 18, 2021
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Learn more about the Risk Management Award finalists

The Canadian Investment Review’s Risk Management Award will go to a pension plan that has successfully implemented a robust approach to its risk management function. This can include implementing de-risking or re-risking or it can showcase day-to-day processes in place for risk management in pension plan investments. Highlights about the three finalists are available below: […]

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  • November 30, 2020 January 19, 2021
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is acquiring a minority interest in Colisée Group, a Paris-based elderly care company. The investment, alongside an infrastructure fund formed by global investor EQT, will allow Colisée to explore growth opportunities in new markets, while consolidating its current service offerings, according to a press release. The company […]

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  • September 25, 2020 December 6, 2020
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is opening a new office in Singapore to enhance its capabilities in Asia Pacific. As of the end of 2019, the plan had more than 30 employees in the region and about $15 billion invested there across public equity, private equity and infrastructure. “Expanding our presence in Asia is critical […]

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  • September 22, 2020 December 6, 2020
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Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is buying a parcel of real estate in the 11th arrondissement in Paris. The 4,000 square metre complex consists of a residential building, a former industrial space and a private roadway. The firm is set to redevelop the site, […]

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  • September 4, 2020 December 6, 2020
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board is investing US$350 million with Indian private debt manager Edelweiss Alternate Asset Advisors. The investment represents a long-term partnership between the Ontario Teachers’ and parent company Edelweiss Group, which will focus on performing and distressed private credit investment opportunities within India. “We are pleased to enter into a long-term […]

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  • September 3, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 09:52
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Greystar Real Estate Partners is joining the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Cyrela Brazil Realty in a joint venture that will develop, own and operate purpose-built multifamily rental housing in São Paulo, Brazil. The platform and partnership, first created by the CPPIB and Cyrela in November 2019, continues to target an investment of up […]

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  • September 1, 2020 December 6, 2020
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ComplyAdvantage, a technology company focused on detecting and preventing financial crime, is closing a US$50 million series C round of funding that was led by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. The Ontario Teachers’ is investing through its Teachers’ Innovation Platform, which makes late-stage venture and growth equity investments in companies that use disruptive technology. The […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 28, 2020 December 5, 2020
  • 12:53

The value of total global assets under management grew by 15 per cent in 2019, with institutional investors’ assets reaching $52 trillion, according to a report from the Boston Consulting Group. The growth was primarily driven by market performance, contributing to about three-quarters of the expansion in 2019. Looking to specific asset classes, alternative products […]

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  • May 25, 2020 December 6, 2020
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is strengthening its partnership with property group Lendlease through an agreement to invest in a new building in south London. The CPPIB is set to invest about £40 million, or 50 per cent of the total investment, with Lendlease supplying the rest. “The fundamentals continue to support the Build-to-Rent […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 20, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 12:33