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Goldman Sachs acquiring People Corporation for $1.13B

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s merchant banking division is acquiring Manitoba-headquartered People Corporation Inc., for an estimated total equity value of $1.13 billion. “This transaction delivers tremendous value for our shareholders while creating the conditions that will enable our team to write People Corporation’s next chapter,” said Laurie Goldberg, executive chairman and chief executive officer of […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 15, 2020 December 15, 2020
  • 15:00
Morneau Shepell appointing Gavin Benjamin as partner, retirement solutions

Morneau Shepell Ltd. is appointing Gavin Benjamin as partner in its retirement solutions business. With more than 30 years of experience in the pension industry, he was most recently senior director of retirement and actuary at Willis Towers Watson. As a consulting actuary, he advises plan sponsors on all aspects of pension plan management, including design, […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 20, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 09:10
Gallagher acquiring Quebec-based Optimum Talent

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is acquiring integrated talent management firm Optimum Talent Inc. With this acquisition, the Quebec-based company will gain access to Gallagher’s resources, enabling it to further enhance its plan sponsor offerings, noted a press release. As well, the merger will allow Gallagher to expand its reach in the benefits and human resources consulting […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 6, 2020 November 6, 2020
  • 15:00
The challenges of the outsourced chief investment officer model

Over the last 20 years, managing a pension plan has looked a little like riding a roller coaster — with the 2001 technology bubble, 2008/09 financial crisis and the recent coronavirus market volatility providing sudden, gut-wrenching drops that can draw a scream from even the heartiest of souls. “From an investment standpoint, we’ve been in […]

Willis Towers Watson appointing director of climate transition risk

Willis Towers Watson is appointing Tony Rooke as director of climate transition risk in the organization’s climate and resilience hub. In the new role, Rooke will drive WTW’s client guidance on climate transition risk disclosure, management and opportunities. Read more People Watch news With more than 22 years of global experience in climate change, sustainability, strategy, advisory […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 14, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 15:00

Proteus is promoting Teimaz Binesh, Lewis Powell and Michael Scott to senior investment consultants. In their new roles, they’ll continue to provide investment consulting and governance services to corporate pension plans, multi-employer plans, foundations and endowments, not-for-profit organizations and high-net-worth individuals, according to a press release. “I’m delighted to recognize these team members for their […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 24, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 15:00

Navacord Corp. is expanding its group benefits business by acquiring British Columbia-based independent benefits brokerage Dehoney Financial Group. Dehoney, which has been in business for 40 years, provides benefits and retirement consulting, administration and life insurance products for executives and employees, working with a mix of public and privately owned Canadian companies. Read: Navacord acquiring Ontario-based […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 15:00
Aon promoting Federico Cervantes, Erwan Pirou to global partners

Aon is promoting Federico Cervantes and Erwan Pirou to global partners of the firm. Cervantes joined Aon in 2018 as associate partner and head of investment for central Canada. Previously, he spent 12 years at Willis Towers Watson, most recently as a senior investment consultant. He also worked as director of institutional investment at GBM […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 2, 2020 November 11, 2020
  • 15:15
Shareholders approve Aon, Willis Towers Watson merger

Aon and Willis Towers Watson’s proposed merger has received approval by their respective shareholders. The merger, announced in March, remains subject to customary regulatory and other closing conditions. It’s expected to close in the first half of 2021. Upon closing, Willis Towers Watson shareholders will receive 1.08 Aon shares in exchange for each Willis Towers […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 28, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 08:45
2020 Top 100 Pension Funds Report: How have Canada’s DB pensions changed over the last decade?

Whether it’s battling the challenges of plan maturity, increasing longevity, the changing nature of work or difficult financial markets, these so-called golden handcuffs are looking pretty dented in some cases. But the 10 years following the great financial crisis wasn’t all bad. Many public pension plans, as well as affiliated administrators and investment managers, have […]