Keyword: CAAT

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In the fight against cybercriminals, institutional investors and other financial organizations are managing cybersecurity just as seriously as any other type of business risk, with standards that can accommodate the integration of new practices and assessment tools. “We’re finding that, pension plans included, enterprises more broadly are taking [cybersecurity] more seriously and putting in place […]

The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan is promoting Sabeen Purewall (pictured left) to vice-president of solutions and partnerships and Graham Stone (pictured right) to acting vice-president of pension solutions, effective Feb. 22, 2024. In their new roles, Purewall will oversee strategic partnerships to help organizations with talent attraction and retention tactics, while […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 23, 2024 February 23, 2024
  • 15:00

A resurgence of defined benefit pension plans in Canada could be on the horizon, according to a report from the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan. It found most Canadian workers are looking for retirement features that are most prominent in a DB plan, including monthly and predictable retirement income that’s guaranteed for […]

The Ontario government’s new investment organization could incentivize institutional investors to take a closer look at infrastructure opportunities in the province, says Iftikhar Ahmed, a wealth solutions partner at Aon. “We work with a large number of pension plans and other institutional investors who would be keen to participate in infrastructure development in the province.” […]

In his session at the 2023 Global Investment Conference, Derek Dobson, the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s chief executive officer, called back last year’s conference, noting Sebastien Betermeier, associate professor of finance at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, “talked about the benefits of the Canadian pension model, which is sometimes called […]

The College of Arts and Technology pension plan’s assets dropped 2.3 per cent while its funded ratio on a going-concern basis remained at 124 per cent in 2022, according to its annual report. “With CAAT, members don’t have to worry about every market dip and blip,” wrote Derek Dobson (pictured), the multi-employer pension plan’s chief […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 20, 2023 April 20, 2023
  • 12:00

The College of Family Physicians of Canada pension plan is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus. “As a result of merging our plan with CAAT, we will be able to provide all of our employees with a defined benefit pension for life with a number of features including inflation protection […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 2, 2023 March 3, 2023
  • 11:45

Amid the unprecedented events of the last three years, the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan has remained on course with its investment strategies, according to Asif Haque, the plan’s chief investment officer. “We held our focus on the key goal of the CAAT’s investment program. . . . The plan’s diversified asset […]

The OPSEU Joint Trusteed Benefit Fund, a not-for-profit insurance advisor that offers benefits to non-profit organizations, is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan. “OJTBF chose the CAAT pension plan to ensure that our valued employees can build a solid and sustainable retirement foundation while never losing sight of why we exist, […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 1, 2022 September 6, 2022
  • 13:30

There are a lot of reasons to believe financial markets will be very different in the next 10 to 20 years than what pension funds have been used to, according to Aaron Bennett, chief investment officer of the University Pension Plan, during a session at the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute forum in Montreal last […]