Keyword: global private equity

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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
  • 12:00
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is launching a growth equity team. The team, which will be led by Leon Pedersen as managing director and head of growth equity, will rely on some elements of the CPPIB’s traditional approach to private equity investing. This includes its focus on building direct relationships with promising companies before […]

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  • June 2, 2022 January 12, 2023
  • 12:30

The real estate arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is entering a long-term strategic partnership to develop commercial laboratories in France. In the agreement it reached with French urban investor and developer NoVaxia Inc., the Oxford Property Group will co-manage approximately €1 billion ($1.4 billion) in assets which will be invested in life sciences […]

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  • May 24, 2022 May 24, 2022
  • 13:00
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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
  • 12:30

While politics plays a role in most investment decisions, it tends to arise on a fairly localized basis, says Michael Craig, head of the asset allocation and derivatives teams at TD Asset Management Inc. In addition, its prominence as a factor usually rises and falls on a cycle, slipping easily off investors’ radar in times […]

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is providing US$150 million in financing to a U.S. fibre optic network company. Everstream Solutions operates a 43,000 kilometre fibre optic network and 63 data centres in the U.S. The capital, provided by the Caisse through its subsidiary CDPQ Revenu Fixe VIII Inc., will be used to increase […]

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  • May 10, 2022 May 10, 2022
  • 11:45
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is securing a share in a holding company consolidating two European high-speed rail companies. Alongside a group of other institutional investors, the Caisse will own a 19.31 per cent share in the Eurostar Group, a holding company that will control both Eurostar Ltd and THI Factory, which […]

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  • May 3, 2022 May 2, 2022
  • 09:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is investing in a unicorn firm behind a popular European tax app. The pension fund’s private equity subsidiary Teachers’ Venture Growth served as the lead investor in a US$220 million investment round for Taxfix. As a result of the capital infusion, the Berlin-based software provider’s valuation surpassed US$1 billion. Founded […]

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  • April 28, 2022 April 28, 2022
  • 13:30

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is renaming its venture capital and global private equity arm. Previously known as the Teachers’ Innovation Platform, the arm will now operate as Teachers’ Venture Growth. The change aims to make TVG’s purpose clearer to would-be investees, according to a press release. The platform launched in 2019, beginning with an […]

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  • April 19, 2022 April 19, 2022
  • 12:30

Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is part of a joint venture acquiring a heritage listed property in Melbourne, Australia. Alongside its partner, the Ironside Group, Ivanhoé Cambridge will create 56,000 square metres of office and retail space a building known as the Younghusband Woolstores, which […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 31, 2022 March 31, 2022
  • 11:00