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The Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan is financing a European online brokerage platform. The pension fund was the lead in a financing round for Trade Republic Bank, a technology company operating a digital investment marketplace. According to Trade Republic, the €250 million raised during the round will be used to develop the platform’s product offerings designed […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 6, 2022 June 7, 2022
  • 11:00
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is launching a growth equity team. The team, which will be led by Leon Pedersen as managing director and head of growth equity, will rely on some elements of the CPPIB’s traditional approach to private equity investing. This includes its focus on building direct relationships with promising companies before […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 2, 2022 June 2, 2022
  • 12:30

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is expanding the number of countries in which it will apply its most stringent board gender diversity proxy voting rules. “We have enhanced our gender diversity voting practice by expanding the countries where our 30 per threshold for female representation applies to include South Africa and New Zealand,” said […]

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  • March 10, 2022 March 10, 2022
  • 12:00
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing $100 million in a subscription commerce platform company. The investment in AppDirect Capital will be used to accelerate the growth of the AppSmart Invest program, a recently launched business-facing online technology marketplace that connects buyers with expert advisors. The marketplace is designed to help subscribing […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 22, 2021 December 21, 2021
  • 15:00

The Canadian Investment Review is pleased to announce the finalists for the second annual Pension Leadership Awards. This year, the awards welcomed more than 20 applications highlighting the actions of leading figures and organizations within the pension sector. In the preliminary judging phase, three finalists were chosen for each award category. Read: Announcing the winners of […]

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  • December 7, 2021 March 15, 2022
  • 10:00
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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 […]

CPPIB earns 5% net return in fiscal Q2

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ended its second quarter of fiscal 2021 with net assets of $456.7 billion, up from $434.4 billion at the end of the previous quarter, according to a new report. The $22.3 billion increase in net assets for the quarter consisted of $21.6 billion in net income after all costs […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 17, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 09:33
Pandemic threatens to undo gender equity progress in workforce: CPPIB report

Soon after the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, layoffs and the shift to remote working resulted in a 30-year low in female participation in the Canadian workforce, threatening to undo gains in gender equity in the workplace, according to a new report by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Women have suffered the most layoffs […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 10, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 10:13
‘Dear Canada’: Colorado climate group appeals to Canadians over CPPIB-owned energy firm

A U.S. environmental group is making a direct appeal to Canadians for help in persuading the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to end its investment in a Colorado-based oil and gas company due to safety and pollution concerns. In a five-minute YouTube video by an organization called 350 Colorado, residents of Boulder ask Canadians to […]

Caisse makes first infrastructure equity investment in Spain, CPPIB to sell stake in London real estate

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is buying a portfolio of 73 photovoltaic plants from Q-Energy Ltd., the first step in creating a new platform in Spain that seeks to aggregate further renewable assets. The transaction will be finalized in the coming months, after which Q-Energy will continue to provide comprehensive management of […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 13, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 12:52