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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is partnering with an asset manager to provide a credit facility to an electric vehicle subscription service. Through its partnership with Pollen Street, an alternative asset management firm, the investment organization has established a $153-million line of credit for Onto, a U.K.-based company that provides its subscribers […]

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  • January 26, 2023 January 26, 2023
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Nearly two-thirds of institutional investors say they’re planning to increase their allocations to real assets over the next two years, amid a backdrop of inflation and sustainability challenges, according to a survey by Aviva Investors. The survey, which polled 500 institutional investors from around the world, found nearly half (47 per cent) said they have […]

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  • January 26, 2023 January 26, 2023
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The Pension Investment Association of Canada is urging the federal government to reconsider the cessation of real return bond issuances, citing potential financial impacts to defined benefit pension plans and members. In an open letter to the Ministry of Finance, the PIAC said the decision was made “without fulsome consultation or warning” and impacts pension […]

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  • January 23, 2023 January 20, 2023
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The Canadian Institute of Actuaries is urging the federal government to reconsider its cessation of real return bond issuances, citing the potential financial impacts to defined benefit pension plans. “We request not only that the decision to cease issuing real return bonds be reconsidered, but also that the annual issuance of real return bonds be […]

During history’s turning points, fortune favours the innovators. As the world moves beyond the coronavirus pandemic and the global workforce entrenches the improved labour conditions it created, the need for businesses to welcome new ideas is at an apex. At the 2022 Investment Innovation Conference at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Nov. […]

Emerging market economies with strong domestic structural growth stories are likely to thrive in the next 10 years, said Alexis Freyeisen, investment strategist for emerging markets equities at AllianceBernstein, during a session at the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2022 Investment Innovation Conference. “There is a lot of negative press around EM and the media likes to […]

Institutional investors should be adopting innovative thematic approaches to derive more value from private markets, according to Nelson Lam, senior vice-president of equity and alternative investments at Trans-Canada Capital Inc., during a session at the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2022 Investment Innovation Conference. “dopting innovative thematic approaches to derive more value from private markets, according to […]

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The world’s 42 largest public sector pension investment organizations saw their combined assets decline by nine per cent in the year ending June 30, 2022, according to a new report by data platform Global SWF. “The last time we saw a decline was 2015 but that was a small drop,” says Diego Lopez, founder and […]

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing David Scudellari as senior executive managing director and head of international investment. In the new role, he’ll act as vice-chair of the AIMCo’s investment committee and will oversee several key investment functions, including international expansion, credit and private debt and management of key external relationships. Schudellari joins the AIMCo […]

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  • January 10, 2023 January 10, 2023
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The real estate arm of the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is acquiring a stake in a private company that provides financing for large-scale real estate development projects across the U.K. According to the terms of the deal between the QuadReal Property Group and Précis Capital’s founding institutional shareholder TowerBrook, the investment organization will secure […]

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  • January 10, 2023 January 10, 2023
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