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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is selling 2.78 per cent of its stake in India-based supply chain and logistics operator Delhivery Ltd. The total value of the deal is roughly $110 million. Following the transaction, the CPPIB still holds a 3.18 per cent stake in the firm. The transaction also appeared in block deal […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 1, 2024 May 1, 2024
  • 15:00
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan are reinvesting in an infrastructure trust sponsored by the National Highways Authority of India. The CPPIB and the Ontario Teachers’ renewed their financial commitment to the infrastructure fund through a new capital raise, contributing $297 million and $298 million, respectively. The total respective […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2024 March 21, 2024
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An article on how transparency and communication are key for employers planning to pay out executive bonuses was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com. Here are the top five human resources, benefits, pension and investment stories of the past week: 1. Employers paying out executive bonuses can avoid criticism by embracing transparency 2. Survey finds Canadian employers looking […]

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  • March 22, 2024 March 21, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing N. Venkatram as managing director of its India division, effective April 1, 2024. Venkatram, who previously served as chief executive officer and managing partner of Deloitte India, will be a member of the Caisse’s international management team including supporting asset classes like infrastructure and private […]

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  • March 19, 2024 March 18, 2024
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s late-stage venture and growth investment arm is investing $80 million in India-based financial software company Perfios. The company serves the banking, financial service and insurance industries across 18 countries and will use the investment to expand its international footprint. As part of the transaction, Darius Vakil, a director at Teachers’ Venture […]

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  • March 15, 2024 March 14, 2024
  • 15:00

Institutional investors could face a mild economic recession in the U.S. at the end of the first half of 2024, according to a new report from Amundi Asset Management. It projected the global economy to grow by 2.4 per cent in 2024, with U.S. growth estimated at just 0.8 per cent, down from 2.4 per […]

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  • January 24, 2024 January 24, 2024
  • 15:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is co-sponsoring a new India-based infrastructure investment trust holding assets in the renewable energy space. The new fund raised US$165 million as part of an initial units offer and made its debut on the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. this week. “This milestone not only reinforces our commitment to invest […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 18, 2024 January 18, 2024
  • 11:00
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The University of California San Diego’s Kroner Center for Financial Research is examining four research areas that can assist institutional investors in determining successful strategies that mitigate risk and generate alpha, said its executive director Michael Melvin, during the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2023 Investment Innovation Conference in November. The think tank’s advisory council, which is comprised […]

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About half (51 per cent) of global institutional investors believe a recession is inevitable, a sentiment that runs strongest in the U.K. (67 per cent) and North America (62 per cent), according to Natixis Investment Managers’ 2024 outlook survey. The survey, which polled 500 institutional investors in 27 countries, also found among those expecting a […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 7, 2023 December 6, 2023
  • 11:00

There’s a lot going on in the world right now. Across the globe, geopolitical tensions are more elevated than they’ve been in decades, while the day-to-day lives of average people closer to home continue to be upended by the overarching threats of high inflation and interest rates, as well as the unrelenting cost-of-living crisis. The […]