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Canada’s pension system was ranked first overall among 15 countries in the Global Pension Transparency Benchmark. It ranked Canadian funds first in governance, citing the “global reputation for superior performance and governance excellence” of Canada’s five largest funds, namely the British Columbia Investment Management Corp., the Caisse de depot et placement du Québec, the Canada […]

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  • February 23, 2021 February 24, 2021
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CGI Inc. is buying back and cancelling 4.2 million of its class-A subordinate voting shares from the Caisse de depot et placement du Québec for $400 million. The technology-consulting company said it will pay $95.13 per share, a slight discount to where the shares closed on the Toronto Stock Exchange last week at $98.07. CGI […]

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is reinvesting $25 million in the Quebec Emerging Managers Program. The investment is part of a $110-million contribution and will promote the growth of Quebec’s emerging managers and support its asset management ecosystem, according to a press release, which noted the Caisse’s initial $25-million investment was in […]

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  • February 19, 2021 February 19, 2021
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Caisse appointing David Morley managing director and head of Europe

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing David Morley as managing director and head of Europe. He joins the Caisse after serving as chair at Elaghmore Partners LLP, a private equity firm, for four years and at Vannin Capital LLC, a litigation funding business, for a year. Prior to that, he spent […]

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  • February 10, 2021 February 22, 2021
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Caisse investing further in green transportation, Ontario Teachers’ in cybersecurity

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is continuing its investment partnership with MacKinnon, Bennett & Company Inc. in the form of a new joint $150-million investment in late-venture and early growth-stage companies focused on the decarbonization and transition to renewable-energy-powered transportation. The Caisse initially invested in the company in 2016 and again in […]

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  • February 2, 2021 February 2, 2021
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PSP investing in real estate, Caisse in accessibility aids

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is entering a $700-million joint venture investing in single-family rentals in the U.S. The new venture with Pretium Partners will initially fund units across major markets in the southeastern and southwestern U.S., according to a press release. Read: PSP selling stake in European rail lessor, investing in health-care technology […]

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  • February 1, 2021 February 16, 2021
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Caisse-backed investment trust acquiring India highway

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing in its first transportation project with the purchase of a 67-kilometre highway in India. The asset will be the Caisse’s first acquisition through its new investment trust dedicated to road infrastructure in India, noted a press release. Project operations started in December 2011, with an […]

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  • January 21, 2021 February 16, 2021
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CPPIB investing in real estate, Intact acquisition approved

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is one of three investors entering a partnership with real estate developer SKR to develop, own and operate a purpose-built rental multi-family project in São Paulo, Brazil. The 220-unit mixed-use project is expected to be completed in 2023, according to a press release. Other investors include Cyrela Brazil Realty […]

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  • January 20, 2021 January 20, 2021
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TC Energy decarbonization response to Keystone setback unlikely to sway ESG investors

THE CANADIAN PRESS Sustainable investing experts say TC Energy Corp.’s plan to decarbonize the Keystone XL pipeline is unlikely to save its fortunes, as a growing movement to divest from fossil fuels gains political clout. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden intends to sign an executive order on inauguration day to rescind the presidential permit for the […]

Caisse investing in Taiwan wind farm, CPPIB in Indonesian logistics venture

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and local investor Cathay PE are jointly acquiring a 50 per cent interest in the Greater Changhua 1 Offshore Wind Farm, a 605-megawatt facility in Taiwan. The majority of the approximately $3.4-billion deal will be used to pay for the engineering, procurement and construction services for the […]

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  • January 5, 2021 January 19, 2021
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