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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is increasing its stake in an energy company by 16.5 per cent. Following the transaction, the investment manager will control 80.9 per cent of Trencap, a limited partnership that controls Noverco Inc. The remaining shares in Trencap are held by the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, a Quebec-based […]

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  • January 18, 2022 January 18, 2022
  • 11:00

A Canadian charitable initiative is criticizing the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s new environmental investing strategy. “It’s encouraging to see that the CPPIB wants to invest in critical decarbonization pathways for hard-to-abate sectors,” wrote Patrick DeRochie (pictured), senior manager at Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health, in an email to the Canadian Investment Review. “But the CPP […]

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is co-financing $100 million in credit for a remote area monitoring company. The Caisse is joining fellow investors, including the Business Development Bank of Canada and Export Development Canada, to provide credit for quasi-equity, subordinated debt and revolving credit for Vosker. The majority of the funding will […]

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  • December 20, 2021 December 20, 2021
  • 15:00

Years before his late-career rebirth as nemesis to former U.S. President Donald Trump, Robert Muller coined a phrase that went down in history among cybersecurity experts. “I am convinced that there are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be,” said the then Federal Bureau of Investigation director […]

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is pursuing a new strategy that involves investing in businesses with high greenhouse gas emissions and a desire to reduce them. The strategy, which is published in a new report, aims to identify companies committed to creating value by lowering their emissions in a manner that’s consistent with the […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 16, 2021 December 15, 2021
  • 10:00

Canada’s largest public pension plans are more heavily invested in private equity than other global public pension plans, according to a new report by British think tank the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. “What really distinguishes the Canadian model is this large exposure to private equity, which stands out from across the sample, . […]

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  • December 14, 2021 December 16, 2021
  • 12:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing US$300 million in a British alternative energy company. According to the terms of the strategic partnership agreement, the CPPIB’s initial capital contribution will be used to fund the expansion of the Octopus Energy Group’s Kraken platform, a licensed software used to grow the company’s retail strength and […]

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  • December 14, 2021 December 13, 2021
  • 09:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is entering a joint venture to develop, acquire and manage rental communities in the U.S. The agreement, between the CPPIB and Greystar Real Estate Partners, involves a combined capital commitment of US$840 million. Profits from the joint venture will be unevenly split, with the CPPIB entitled to a 95 […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 9, 2021 December 9, 2021
  • 12:15
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is making two senior appointments. The organization is appointing Maximilian Biagosch as its senior managing director, Europe regional head and head of direct private equity and Agus Tandiono as its senior managing director, regional head and head of fundamental equities Asia. The promotions comes as part of a strategy […]

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  • December 7, 2021 December 8, 2021
  • 12:30
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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. saw returns of 1.7 per cent during the third quarter of 2021, according to its quarterly report. Between July and the end of September, the AIMCo saw the value of its assets rise from $123.4 billion to $130.1 billion, beating its benchmark of 0.9 per cent. On a year-to-date basis, the […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 23, 2021 November 24, 2021
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