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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 CPPIB has reached a deal to secure all outstanding interest in the company from Oaktree Capital Management. While the exact details of the transaction aren’t known, the management structure is […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 30, 2021 September 29, 2021
  • 10:00
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The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board is entering a co-investment partnership with the Government of Singapore Investment Corp. and Boston Properties Inc. to acquire $1 billion in office properties. The CPPIB and Boston Properties will each invest $250 million in the venture, which will target offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 15, 2021 July 15, 2021
  • 11:00
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A report from the U.K.-based watchdog group Hong Kong Watch is criticizing three major Canadian pension funds for investing in Chinese businesses involved in human rights violations. The report says the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have invested more than $12 billion in companies reported […]

OTPP invests in data centre company, financial advisory firm, Caisse encourages diversity with new fund

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is leading a new US$360 million equity investment in a Singapore-based data centre developer, operator and investor. Founded in 2017, Princeton Digital Group has a current portfolio of 18 centres across China, India, Indonesia and Singapore. Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC is also participating in the investment. “We’re […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 22, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 08:32
OTPP in private equity investments, Caisse encourages diversity with new fund

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is leading a new US$360 million equity investment in a Singapore-based data centre developer. Founded in 2017, Princeton Digital Group has a current portfolio of 18 centres across China, India, Indonesia and Singapore. Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC is also participating in the investment. “We’re excited to invest in […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 21, 2020 October 21, 2020
  • 15:00
Great-West Lifeco subsidiary buys MassMutual retirement services business

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System has appointed Paul Brundage as deputy chair of investments, effective Oct. 1. Previously, he was executive vice-president of Europe and Asia at the pension fund’s real estate arm Oxford Properties Group. As part of the transition, Joanne McNamara and David Matheson are being promoted to executive vice-presidents of Europe […]

  • October 5, 2020 February 23, 2021
  • 08:17
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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 […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 22, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 07:18

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 to […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 21, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 15:45

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is taking part in the launch of the GLP Japan income fund, a private Japanese open-ended logistics fund. The deal is the latest in the pension fund’s partnership with Global Logistics Properties Ltd., which kicked off in 2011 when the two parties formed a 50-50 joint venture. While the venture has been expanded multiple […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 15:00

The rallying cry that China is simply too significant a part of the world’s economy to leave out of a well-diversified portfolio is about to be last year’s cliché. For the moment, the country remains the second largest economic engine in the world, but its stunning growth in just the past few years has investors […]