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Long before the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe in early 2020, a massive transformation of the workplace was well underway. Advanced technologies, growing demand for better work-life balance and rising commercial real estate costs forced many organizations to reimagine the traditional way of working and, more broadly, the relationship between employer and employee. The pandemic […]

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is selling its stake in a U.K. wireless utilities provider. Through the deal reached with Digital 9 Infrastructure, an investment fund from Triple Point Investment Management, the investment organization will receive $585 million for its stake in the Arqiva Group Ltd. The transaction, which is subject to customary conditions […]

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  • June 28, 2022 June 28, 2022
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A fund backed by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is buying a stake in Indian road projects. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is selling five road projects valued at $1.5 billion to an infrastructure investment trust — the IndInfravit Trust — partially owned by the two Canadian pension […]

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  • June 14, 2022 June 14, 2022
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Pension plan sponsors can’t ignore the financial risks of climate change or respond to them with half-baked approaches that allow companies to continue pumping out pollution. To be credible, comprehensive and complete, strategies protecting Canadians’ retirement savings from the unprecedented risks of the climate crisis must include several key elements. A Paris-aligned commitment The Paris Agreement […]

Several of Canada’s largest pension funds have backed a proposal requesting that Amazon.com Inc. review how its actions against ongoing union organizing efforts align with its stated commitment to freedom of association and collective bargaining. The proposal by the Shareholder Association for Research and Education and the Catherine Donnelly Foundation was supported by the Alberta […]

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  • May 31, 2022 May 31, 2022
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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board generated returns of 6.8 per cent during its fiscal year, which ended on March 31, 2022. The institutional investor’s assets grew by $42 billion, rising from $497 billion to $539 billion. The $42 billion increase in net assets consisted of $34 billion in net income and $8 billion in net […]

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  • May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022
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The real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is acquiring an 11.5 hectare warehouse in Germany. The facility — located in Hamburg, near Europe’s busiest freshwater freight port — serves as a distribution centre for the H&M Group, which will continue to lease the entire facility under its new ownership, […]

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  • May 17, 2022 May 17, 2022
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is providing $300 million in credit to a global restructuring and investment advisory firm. The financing of Gordon Brothers, a Boston company that provides capital to businesses, will be delivered through the CPPIB’s subsidiary, CPPIB Credit Investments Inc. The funds will be used to fund capital investment offerings. In 2021, these offerings generated more […]

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  • April 26, 2022 April 25, 2022
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing $31.25 million in a Toronto-based energy storage provider. Hydrostor Inc. provides utility integration services related to long-duration energy storage that enables grid operators to scale the renewable energy capacity of grids. The proceeds of the investment will be used to finance the development of compressed air energy […]

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  • April 21, 2022 April 20, 2022
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is promoting Priti Singh to senior managing director and global head of capital markets and factor investing, effective May 2, 2022. In the new role, Singh will be responsible for leading the external portfolio management, active macro and quantitative strategies and risk premia groups. She takes over from Poul Winslow, […]

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  • April 18, 2022 April 18, 2022
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