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The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan saw a net return of 9.5 per cent for 2023, with net assets of $20.1 billion, up from $18.2 billion in 2022, according to its latest annual report. As of Jan. 1, 2024, the investment organization maintained a healthy funding level of 124 per cent on a going-concern […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 18, 2024 April 18, 2024
  • 09:30

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is reporting a net return of 1.9 per cent for 2023, according to its latest annual report. The investment organization underperformed its benchmark return of 8.7 per cent, a 6.8 per cent difference or $15.8 billion in negative value add. In 2022, the plan beat the benchmark by 1.8 per […]

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  • March 21, 2024 March 21, 2024
  • 09:00

The OPSEU Pension Trust returned 5.3 per cent for 2023, according to its latest year-end report. It found, as of Dec. 31, 2023, the plan’s net assets stood at $25 billion, up from $24.64 billion in 2022. It also reported a funded status of 100 per cent, marking 15 consecutive years at a fully funded […]

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  • March 13, 2024 March 13, 2024
  • 09:00
Robertas Stancikas

Institutional investors are preparing for a bumpy return risk space where volatility is higher for all assets and real returns are much lower than what has been the norm over the past 10 years, said Robertas Stancikas, a senior research associate of institutional solutions at AllianceBernstein, during the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2023 Investment Innovation Conference in […]

Before Janet Jule joined the Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan as its chief investment officer in 2015, the pension plan sponsor started adding a wider variety of assets to its portfolio, emphasizing diversification and lowering its dependence on equities. Indeed, like many other plan sponsors, the SHEPP’s investment strategy is increasingly incorporating more alternative asset […]

More than half (53 per cent) of the world’s largest pension funds say the prospect of a global recession is their No. 1 short-term concern and the same percentage expect a recession to take place in the next 12 months, according to a new survey by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. The survey, which […]

A tight labour market will have to loosen up in order to help reduce inflation rates, said Ilan Kolet, institutional portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments, during the Canadian Investment Review’s 2023 Risk Management Conference. In 2022, inflation severely impacted the dynamic between stocks and bonds leading to a painful year, he said. “[Inflation] increases the correlation between […]

The majority (61 per cent) of global institutional investors are considering increasing their allocations to exchange-traded funds in the next year, down significantly from 82 per cent in 2022, according to a survey by Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., a private investment bank. The survey, which polled 325 global institutional investors, including institutional investors and […]

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  • May 2, 2023 April 28, 2023
  • 12:30

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 […]

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

The Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is reinvesting in a U.K.-based online mental health-care company. The OMERS participated in a funding round that raised £20 million (about $33 million) for HelloSelf, which connects patients with psychologists and therapists through an online platform. In 2021, the OMERS invested £5.5 million (about $9.1 million) and served as […]

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  • March 16, 2023 March 16, 2023
  • 12:30