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Canada’s largest public pension plans are more heavily invested in private equity than other global public pension plans, according to a new report by British think tank the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. “What really distinguishes the Canadian model is this large exposure to private equity, which stands out from across the sample, . […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 14, 2021 December 16, 2021
  • 12:00

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is updating its code of ethics and personal conduct to include a section outlining its expectations from employees around diversity, equity and inclusion-related issues. Following a review of the 2018 version of the code earlier this year, the BCI’s board put forward recommendations and a new version was published […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 23, 2021 November 22, 2021
  • 10:00

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 […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 10, 2021 November 11, 2021
  • 09:00
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is entering into an agreement to buy a bank that offers reverse mortgage solutions. The acquisition of HomeQ Corp., the parent company of HomeEquity Bank, from Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc. and other minority shareholders, is subject to regulatory approvals, which are expected to take place in the first […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 22, 2021 September 22, 2021
  • 15:00
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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is buying a majority stake in a passenger rail sector business it’s been invested in for the past 13 years. According to the terms of the deal, PSP Investments and asset management company Amber Infrastructure Group Holdings Ltd. will buy a 51 per cent stake in Angel Trains Ltd. […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2021 September 9, 2021
  • 12:59
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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is once again voting against nine proposals supported by the board of China Gas Holdings Ltd., including the re-election of five corporate directors. During its recent annual general meeting, the Hong Kong-based energy company’s management team had requested that investors vote in favour of the re-election of board members […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 26, 2021 August 26, 2021
  • 11:30

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is selling its interest in a window covering company. The BCI and its co-owner AEA Investors Ltd. signed a definitive agreement to sell Springs Window Fashions to Clearlake Capital Group. Under the terms of the deal, Springs’ chief executive Eric Jungbluth will continue to lead the company following the transfer of […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 4, 2021 August 5, 2021
  • 12:00

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. returned 16.5 per cent for its combined pension plan clients and increased its assets under management from $171.3 billion to 199.6 billion in the year ended March 31, 2021. In its annual report, the investment manager said the $28.3 billion increase of assets under management reflected investment gains of […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 27, 2021 July 26, 2021
  • 12:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Alberta Investment Management Corp. are together investing $2.4 billion in the Australian digital infrastructure company BAI Communications Pty. Ltd. The funds have been earmarked to support BAI’s global growth strategy and acquisitions. BAI recently announced a partnership agreement with Transport for London to deliver high-speed mobile coverage […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 29, 2021 June 30, 2021
  • 10:00

Representatives from eight of Canada’s largest pension funds — known as the Maple Eight — participated in the first meeting of the Sustainable Finance Action Council last week. On June 11, representatives of the Alberta Investment Management Corp., the British Columbia Investment Management Corp., the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, the Canada Pension […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 16, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 09:00