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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System are selling their respective interests in a Chicago toll road. The investment organizations, which each hold 33.3 per cent stakes in the Skyway Concession Co., are selling their interests to Atlas Arteria Ltd., an Australian toll road investor. SCC manages, operates and […]

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  • September 15, 2022 September 15, 2022
  • 11:30

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec generated an average return of negative 7.9 per cent for the first half of 2022. The investment organization reached the mid-year point with $392 billion in net assets, down from $420.2 billion at the end of the previous quarter. This $28.2 billion decrease consisted of a net […]

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  • August 18, 2022 August 17, 2022
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The world’s electrical grids require massive investments if countries are to meet net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 goals, according to a new report from the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. “In many countries, including the world’s most advanced economies, aging grids are not yet ready for the expected surge in demand,” noted the report. “Nor were […]

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  • August 9, 2022 August 9, 2022
  • 12:15

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is entering a non-binding agreement with a Canadian company seeking to develop copper mines in Saskatchewan. In a deal reached with Foran Mining Corp., the pension fund will invest $200 million in the company’s McIlvenna Bay project. Following the announcement of the agreement, Foran’s stock rose 15.4 per cent. Read: […]

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  • August 9, 2022 August 9, 2022
  • 12:00
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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is acquiring a Canadian rail service provider. In a deal reached with the business’s previous owners — its employees and TorQuest Partners Inc. — the investment organization has secured ownership of Cando Rail and Terminals Ltd. No changes in the company’s management will occur as a result of the transition. […]

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  • July 26, 2022 July 26, 2022
  • 12:45

The University Pension Plan is rolling out a new climate strategy that aims to make its portfolio carbon neutral by 2040. “I’m proud that we’ve set an ambition consistent with the challenge we face,” says Brian Minns (pictured), managing director of responsible investing at the UPP. “We’re going to deliver on our investment returns in […]

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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. generated returns of 7.4 per cent during the year ending on March 21, 2022, according to its annual report. During the year, the investment organization’s net assets surpassed the $200-billion mark, rising from $199.6 billion to $211.1 billion. The results were hampered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and […]

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  • July 21, 2022 July 21, 2022
  • 12:30

After a record-breaking year, Alberta’s public sector investment fund manager is seeking to earn the trust of its client pension funds. “A combination of factors had undermined trust between AIMCo and some of our clients,” wrote Evan Siddall, chief executive officer of the Alberta Investment Management Corp., in the organization’s 2021 annual report. “Whatever the reasons, […]

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  • July 6, 2022 July 8, 2022
  • 12:15

There are a lot of reasons to believe financial markets will be very different in the next 10 to 20 years than what pension funds have been used to, according to Aaron Bennett, chief investment officer of the University Pension Plan, during a session at the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute forum in Montreal last […]

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The Saskatchewan Pension Plan is allocating parts of its balanced fund to Ninepoint Partners and Fengate Asset Management in a bid to further diversify its portfolio. Ninepoint has received a private debt allocation of 10 per cent of the SPP’s balanced fund and Fengate will take on a 10 per cent infrastructure allocation, according to a press […]

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  • June 7, 2022 June 6, 2022
  • 09:00