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An analysis of submissions made to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reveals a sharp divide between the opinions of institutional investors and corporate executives when it comes to a proposal to standardize corporate climate disclosures. “Comments from different parties did not always fall along corporates versus investors, though some did,” wrote Subodh Mishra, global […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 1, 2022 September 1, 2022
  • 12:30
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An article on the Royal Bank of Canada’s plans for returning employees to the office was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. RBC employees returning to in-office working to foster creativity, collaboration 2. CPPIB backing of grain exporter provides Russia propaganda victory: expert […]

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  • August 26, 2022 August 25, 2022
  • 09:00
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Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is announcing the results of a pilot project incorporating a new energy-saving technology at two malls within its portfolio. Developed by Turntide Technologies, a company in which the Caisse invests, the proprietary technology reduces the energy use of older electrical […]

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  • August 25, 2022 August 31, 2022
  • 13:30

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec generated an average return of negative 7.9 per cent for the first half of 2022. The investment organization reached the mid-year point with $392 billion in net assets, down from $420.2 billion at the end of the previous quarter. This $28.2 billion decrease consisted of a net […]

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  • August 18, 2022 August 17, 2022
  • 09:00
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is leading a funding round for a customer engagement software provider. During a US$105 million investment round for CleverTap, a California-based company providing a subscription-based online marketing platform to 1,200 digital consumer brands, the investment organization provided US$75 million. According to a press release, the funds will […]

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  • August 11, 2022 August 10, 2022
  • 12:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is entering a non-binding agreement with a Canadian company seeking to develop copper mines in Saskatchewan. In a deal reached with Foran Mining Corp., the pension fund will invest $200 million in the company’s McIlvenna Bay project. Following the announcement of the agreement, Foran’s stock rose 15.4 per cent. Read: […]

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  • August 9, 2022 August 9, 2022
  • 12:00
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The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is allocating US$1 billion to two global credit managers. The majority of the capital, US$550 million, will be invested in Loomis, Sayles & Co., while another US$450 million will be invested in Beach Point Capital Management Ltd. The move is part of a strategy to increase the IMCO’s allocations […]

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  • June 21, 2022 June 21, 2022
  • 11:00
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Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is entering a new joint venture to construct multifamily rental units in Chile. The deal, reached with Greystar Real Estate Partners, will focus on build-to-rent properties in Santiago, the nation’s capital and largest city. In a press release, Adriano Mantesso, […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 25, 2022 January 25, 2022
  • 09:00
ESG influencing company strategy, increasing oil market vulnerability: reports

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing about $12.825 million in common shares of a Calgary-based oil and gas infrastructure service provider. The pension plan purchased common shares in CWC Energy Services Corp. from a third-party investment fund that represents about 17 per cent of total equity. The transaction comes as the CPPIB faces scrutiny […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 17, 2021 August 16, 2021
  • 09:00
Caisse investing in cyber security company

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is co-leading a $55 million series D financing round for Onapsis, an application cyber security and compliance company. The investment raised through the fundraising round, which is being co-led by NightDragon Security with strong participation from existing investors, will be used to significantly scale the company through […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 7, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 09:09