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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is providing $300 million in credit to a global restructuring and investment advisory firm. The financing of Gordon Brothers, a Boston company that provides capital to businesses, will be delivered through the CPPIB’s subsidiary, CPPIB Credit Investments Inc. The funds will be used to fund capital investment offerings. In 2021, these offerings generated more […]

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  • April 26, 2022 April 25, 2022
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Alberta government facing backlash after changing terms of public-sector pensions

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. secured a return of 14.7 per cent in 2021, according to its annual report. During the year, the AIMCo’s assets under management reached $168.3 billion, up from $146.6 billion in 2020. Following the record-breaking performance, its annualized total fund return rose to 7.4 per cent on a four-year basis and 8.6 per […]

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  • April 21, 2022 April 21, 2022
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The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System is selling its maritime infrastructure subsidiary. The deal with VINCI Concessions Canada Inc. will see the OMERS hand off BPC Maritime Corp., which the pension fund has held as a wholly owned subsidiary since 2003. While the exact terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, the BPC will retain its 65.1 […]

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  • April 19, 2022 April 19, 2022
  • 11:00
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The federal government’s 2022 budget is addressing long-standing rules preventing defined benefit plan sponsors from borrowing in most circumstances. In the $56-billion budget, which is expected to easily pass into law with the support of Liberal and New Democratic Party members of parliament, proposes providing more borrowing flexibility to administrators of registered DB plans. The […]

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  • April 12, 2022 April 12, 2022
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is entering a joint venture to develop office space in major Indian cities. According to the terms of a deal reached with Tata Realty and Infrastructure Ltd., the joint venture seeks to developing a portfolio of yet-to-be-acquired properties with a targeted value of $800 million. The cities under consideration […]

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  • April 12, 2022 April 13, 2022
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Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is part of a joint venture acquiring a heritage listed property in Melbourne, Australia. Alongside its partner, the Ironside Group, Ivanhoé Cambridge will create 56,000 square metres of office and retail space a building known as the Younghusband Woolstores, which […]

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  • March 31, 2022 March 31, 2022
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The majority of institutional investors intend to reduce their exposure to fixed income, according to a new survey by Aeon Investments. The survey, which polled European and North American pension plan sponsors and other institutional investors, found 78 per cent of respondents indicated they intend to decrease their allocations to traditional fixed income assets within […]

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  • March 29, 2022 March 29, 2022
  • 12:30

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is entering a consortium that’s buying a majority stake in a U.K. natural gas provider. The consortium, which also includes Macquarie Asset Management, will buy a 60 per cent stake in the National Grid’s 7,660-kilometre gas transmission system and metering business for £5.7 billion ($9.37 billion). As part of […]

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  • March 28, 2022 March 28, 2022
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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing Paul Mouchakkaa as senior managing director and head of real estate, effective May 2, 2022. In the role, Mouchakkaa will lead the organization’s real estate investment team, currently responsible for a real estate portfolio comprising $18 billion in core domestic and opportunistic foreign program assets, according to a press release. “Paul […]

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  • March 17, 2022 March 16, 2022
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Plan Sponsor Week: HOOPP looking to LDI strategy 2.0 amid low interest rates

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan generated an 11.28 per cent return in 2021, led by its public and private equity portfolios. “It was a strong year — we had a return of 11.28 per cent and hit an all-time high for our assets,” says Jeff Wendling, the pension fund’s president and chief executive officer. […]