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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is backing McGill University’s launch of a sustainable growth initiative, a program dedicated to providing businesses with actionable solutions for building a more sustainable economy. The SGI is a cross-faculty venture designed to help businesses aim for both profitability and achieving a positive social and environmental impact. […]

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  • May 26, 2022 May 26, 2022
  • 13:00

The real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is acquiring an 11.5 hectare warehouse in Germany. The facility — located in Hamburg, near Europe’s busiest freshwater freight port — serves as a distribution centre for the H&M Group, which will continue to lease the entire facility under its new ownership, […]

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  • May 17, 2022 May 17, 2022
  • 09:30

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is entering a joint venture to develop offshore wind projects. In a deal reached with Corio Generation Ltd., the Ontario Teachers’ will receive a 50 per cent stake in the joint venture in exchange for a US$1 billion investment. The funds will be used to develop 14 fixed bottom and floating […]

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  • May 12, 2022 May 12, 2022
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is providing US$150 million in financing to a U.S. fibre optic network company. Everstream Solutions operates a 43,000 kilometre fibre optic network and 63 data centres in the U.S. The capital, provided by the Caisse through its subsidiary CDPQ Revenu Fixe VIII Inc., will be used to increase […]

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  • May 10, 2022 May 10, 2022
  • 11:45

An article on how employers can support workers as a record number of Canadians prepare to retire was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. How employers can support workers as record number of Canadians near retirement 2. Best Buy adopting remote working-first approach […]

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  • May 6, 2022 May 6, 2022
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is investing in a unicorn firm behind a popular European tax app. The pension fund’s private equity subsidiary Teachers’ Venture Growth served as the lead investor in a US$220 million investment round for Taxfix. As a result of the capital infusion, the Berlin-based software provider’s valuation surpassed US$1 billion. Founded […]

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  • April 28, 2022 April 28, 2022
  • 13:30

The value of low-carbon investments held by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has more than doubled since 2017, according to its annual sustainable investing report. In the report, the investment organization noted its low-carbon investments were worth $39 billion at the end of 2021, up from $18 billion in 2017 and $36 […]

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  • April 14, 2022 April 13, 2022
  • 09:05

While Quebec’s Auditor General Guylaine LeClerc says the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec’s exposure to international and private markets is increasing fraud and corruption risks, the institutional investor is describing its strategy as “essential.” “Diversification, both in terms of geography and asset classes, is essential to meet the return needs of our depositors over […]

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec’s venture capital hub is partnering with seven venture capital funds representing $8.6 billion in assets under management. Espace CDPQ, which targets innovative businesses in the credit sector, will partner with five Canadian firms — Accelia Capital, Amplify Capital, BKR Capital, Fonds Ecofuel and Framework Venture Partners — […]

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  • March 10, 2022 March 10, 2022
  • 13:20

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is investing in a global corporate services provider. Through the agreement, which was reached with majority investor Corsair Capital, the institutional investor will secure a minority stake in the Zedra Group. Founded in 2016, Zedra offers its clientele, which includes individuals, pension plans and corporations, a range of financial services. […]

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  • March 3, 2022 March 3, 2022
  • 09:00