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Norway, Sweden and Denmark offer the best parental work-life balance, according to a new study by Remote Technology Inc. The global study assessed the quality of parental work-life balance in 20 nations by analyzing factors like parental leave, annual leave entitlement and childcare costs. It found the Nordic nations had an exceptionally high expenditure on family […]

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  • May 24, 2024 May 23, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is among a group of investors providing up to €750 million in financing to Vantage Data Centers. The Caisse and Ares Management are each contributing up to €300 million, while Schroders Capital’s private debt and credit alternatives team is contributing up to €150 million. The investment will […]

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  • May 17, 2024 May 17, 2024
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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is selling more than US$1 billion worth of private equity funds to Ardian, a France-based independent private equity investment company, according to reporting by Bloomberg. Although it’s unclear which assets the BCI intends to sell, last June, Bloomberg also reported the investment manager was considering the sale of roughly $2 […]

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  • May 15, 2024 May 15, 2024
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Environmental, social and governance standards have helped investors generate positive annualized returns, with environmental investments leading the pack globally, according to a new study from Amundi Asset Management. The study reviewed the annualized financial returns of long-short portfolios designed with a broad ESG theme and a more specialized approach in North America, Europe, China, India, […]

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  • May 3, 2024 May 7, 2024
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is expanding the role of its wholly owned subsidiary Reventus Power as its dedicated global offshore wind platform. The investment organization will consolidate its existing direct and indirect offshore wind holdings into Reventus Power to build on the business’ existing global footprint and support the sector’s significant growth opportunities. To […]

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  • April 15, 2024 April 12, 2024
  • 15:00
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing up to $40 million in the creation of a real estate investment platform dedicated to purpose-built student accommodation opportunities in Europe. The new group is being created through the CPPIB’s acquisition of Nido Living (which will be a wholly owned but independently-operated portfolio company), as well as its […]

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  • April 5, 2024 April 4, 2024
  • 15:00

Although mental health is approached differently in workplaces around the globe, most multinational employers want to ensure a continuity of care and maintain a similar experience for all employees, while respecting local cultural and legal considerations. For Scotiabank, these considerations include focusing on what types of support are needed, what the employee experience is going […]

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The adoption of environmental, social and governance measures in executive incentive plans continues to increase across markets, especially in North America, according to a new report by WTW. The report, which reviewed public disclosures from more than 1,100 global companies, found metrics related to human capital remained the most popular across all ESG categories, used […]

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  • January 30, 2024 January 30, 2024
  • 15:00
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The Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is considering the sale of LifeLabs Inc., according to a report by The Globe and Mail. A spokesperson for the infrastructure arm of the OMERS said the investment organization has held preliminary negotiation talks with “multiple potential buyers” but is currently not in any late-stage discussions. The report said […]

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  • January 22, 2024 January 22, 2024
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More than four-fifths (84 per cent) of asset managers expect their firms will grow over the next 18 months, according to a new survey by Northern Trust Corp. in partnership with Coalition Greenwich. The survey, which polled based 150 asset managers in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and North America, found European respondents were most optimistic […]

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  • June 29, 2023 June 30, 2023
  • 12:30