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A sport data intelligence and entertainment provider backed by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is seeing its stock price recover following a disastrous first day on the Nasdaq. Before making its debut on Sept. 14, Switzerland-based Sportradar Group expected to see its first public stocks trade between US$25 and US$27 — roughly in line […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2021 September 16, 2021
  • 11:40

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing entrepreneur and venture capitalist Avid Larizadeh-Duggan to serve as the managing director of its Teachers’ Innovation Platform in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In the new role, Larizadeh-Duggan will lead efforts to focus the platform on late-stage venture and growth equity investments in leading-edge technology companies based […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2021 September 9, 2021
  • 13:30

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing in a German ceramics manufacturing business. The CPPIB joined the U.K.-based alternative investment management group BC Partners to jointly acquire CeramTec. For its 50 per cent share in the company, the pension fund paid €800 million ($1.18 billion). Read: CPPIB investing in oilfield drilling company, Caisse in SAP […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 19, 2021 August 18, 2021
  • 09:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is selling Aurora Plastics, an Ohio-based plastics manufacturer, alongside its co-owner, Chicago-based private equity firm Wild Point Partners. The pension fund purchased its stake in the firm, which produces custom rigid polyvinyl chloride powders, pellets, foams and alloys for small-and medium-sized manufacturers, in 2016. At the time, it had facilities in […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 12, 2021 August 12, 2021
  • 12:36

The Canadian Pension Plan Board is appointing Suyi Kim as senior managing director and global head of private equity, effective September 15. In the new role, Kim will lead the team making private equity investments around the globe, managing assets valued at $125.1 billion. She joined the CPPIB in 2007 and most recently served as […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 30, 2021 July 30, 2021
  • 15:00

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is participating in a $225 million Series D funding round of AlayaCare, a Montreal-based at-home health-care software provider. The company’s artificial intelligence-based software is used by more than 500 health-care organizations around the world. In the past two years, it’s seen its U.S.-based business grow seven-times over. […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 24, 2021 June 23, 2021
  • 10:30
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A report from the U.K.-based watchdog group Hong Kong Watch is criticizing three major Canadian pension funds for investing in Chinese businesses involved in human rights violations. The report says the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have invested more than $12 billion in companies reported […]

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System is co-leading a US$2.75 billion ($3.3 billion) private placement to raise equity for Northvolt, a Swedish battery maker. Alongside the OMERS, four Swedish public sector pension funds, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and the Volkswagen Group also co-led the private placement. According to a press release, the equity injection will […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 14, 2021 June 14, 2021
  • 08:45
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing 5.6 billion Indian rupees (about $93 million) to secure a 49 per cent equity stake in a regional retail centre in Kolkata, located in West Bengal. The nine-hectare mall will be a joint venture between the CPPIB and Phoenix Mills Ltd. Construction will begin this year in […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 2, 2021 June 2, 2021
  • 16:00
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The Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec, the Indonesian Investment Authority, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and APG Asset Management have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish an infrastructure investment platform in the Southeast Asian nation. In the memorandum of understanding, the Indonesian sovereign wealth fund stated its intention to explore joint investment […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 27, 2021 May 27, 2021
  • 12:00