Home India

Keyword: India

33 results found
105364514-123RF

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing $60 million in an infrastructure trust sponsored by the National Highways Authority of India. In 2021, the investment organization previously allocated $257 million to the National Highways Infra Trust during the platform’s initial public offering. Following the transaction, the CPPIB’s stake reached 25 per cent. The investment […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 17, 2022 October 17, 2022
  • 12:00

For years prior to the Russia-Ukraine war, there were murmurs about deglobalization as geostrategic tensions grew, nationalism flared worldwide and the coronavirus pandemic stressed global supply chains, said Seth Weingram, senior vice-president and director of client advisory at Acadian Asset Management, during the Canadian Investment Review’s 2022 Risk Management Conference. Since the invasion, that discussion […]

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is opening an office in Mumbai, India, which will be headed up by Deepak Dara, currently chief of staff to the pension fund’s chief investment officer. According to a press release, the Ontario Teachers’ expects the new office to help source investments, nurture long-term partnerships and attract local talent. It […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 27, 2022 September 27, 2022
  • 11:45

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is investing in a packaging company servicing European and North American businesses, as well as an Indian renewable energy platform. The pension fund is securing its stake in GPA Global from EQT Private Equity and several smaller shareholders. Following the transaction, the Ontario Teachers’ will share control of the business […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2022 September 20, 2022
  • 11:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is entering a joint venture focused on the hospitality sector. The new scheme, which also includes Hamilton Pyramid Europe, a subsidiary of the Pyramid Global Hospitality Group, aims to acquire operating hotels in European gateway cities and resort destinations. The investment organization has committed €475 million (about $624 million) […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 18, 2022 August 18, 2022
  • 12:00
105364514-123RF

India’s finance minister is calling on Canada’s pension plans to invest in infrastructure projects in the world’s most populous democracy. This week, Mary Ng, Canada’s minister of international trade, export, small business and economic development met with Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s minister of finance, to exchange views on opportunities to further economic cooperation between the two […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 15, 2022 March 15, 2022
  • 10:15
123rf_iidniel

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is acquiring North America’s largest marine terminal operator. A minority investor in the Ports America Group since 2014, the CPPIB has reached a deal to secure all outstanding interest in the company from Oaktree Capital Management. While the exact details of the transaction aren’t known, the management structure is […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 30, 2021 September 29, 2021
  • 10:00
105364514-123RF

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing $1 billion in Amazon.com Inc.’s chief rival in the Indian e-commerce sector. The Flipkart Group, which was founded in 2007, boasted the largest share of India’s e-commerce market in 2020, significantly ahead of its closest rival Amazon. The CPPIB investment is part of a total US$3.6 billion funding round for […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 13, 2021 July 12, 2021
  • 08:50

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is boosting its interest in Indian infrastructure conglomerate IndInfravit Trust, after agreeing to pay $173 million for an additional 15.9 per cent of the toll road operator. The deal, which is scheduled for completion by the middle of May will take the CPPIB’s total stake in the investment trust to […]

Will China come out of pandemic stronger in institutional investors’ eyes?

Even amid the global chaos created by the coronavirus pandemic, China is too big an economy for institutional investors to ignore. A recent report by Greenwich Associates found the two main drivers for China allocations among institutional investors are diversification (54 per cent) and potential for alpha (31 per cent). But just as markets in Europe […]