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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is investing in an Australian insurance distribution company. The pension fund acquired a 33.4 per cent stake in Greenstone and is now an investor alongside the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, which first invested in the Australian company in 2016. Read: AIMCo investing in Australian agriculture firm, CPPIB in […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 14, 2021 September 14, 2021
  • 14:16
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To push for greater female representation on a corporate board, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan withheld its support for the re-election of a female board director during a shareholder vote. During the annual general meeting of network management software developer Netscout Systems Inc., the pension fund’s proxy refrained from voting on a measure to re-elect […]

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 Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Sharon Chilcott as its inaugural chief of staff. Chilcott, who now serves as a managing director and associate general counsel, will take up the newly created executive position position on Sept. 1. In the role, she’ll report to the Ontario Teachers’ president and chief executive officer and will be […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 5, 2021 August 4, 2021
  • 11:00

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System is a part owner of a European medical diagnostics supply business. The OMERS has acquired 37.5 per cent of the Germany-based Amedes Group from Antin Infrastructure Partners. The investment is the Ontario-based plan’s fourth infrastructure investment in Germany. The Amedes Group, which specializes in medical testing, operates more than […]

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  • August 3, 2021 August 3, 2021
  • 13:00

Three of Canada’s largest pension funds are investing in a new fund focused on the global transition to a net-zero economy. The Brookfield Global Transition Fund, founded by Brookfield Asset Management Inc., closed its funding after raising US$7 billion ($8.8 billion) with the help of the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan […]

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  • July 28, 2021 July 28, 2021
  • 15:00
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has reached a deal to sell half of its shares of a Washington-based energy company to the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. According to the terms of the deal, the CPPIB will sell half of its 31.6 per cent stake in Puget Holdings to the Ontario Teachers’ and the other […]

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  • July 8, 2021 July 9, 2021
  • 11:00

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is embarking on a joint venture with a real estate firm to build a film and television production studio in Toronto. According to a memorandum of understanding, Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm Hackman Capital LLP will build the studio on a Downsview property to be leased by the […]

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  • July 2, 2021 July 28, 2021
  • 15:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has raised $375 million in a series D funding round for Applyboard Inc., an online platform that connects students to teachers in virtual classrooms around the world. Read: Ontario Teachers’ investing in legal tech company, supporting franchise operator’s expansion Founded in 2015, the Kitchener, Ont.-based education company is now valued at […]

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  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 12:30
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has doubled down on its Korea Income Joint Venture with asset manager ESR Cayman Ltd., as the pair collectively boosted their investment by US$500 million, bringing the total equity allocation to US$1 billion. According to a news release, the CPPIB contributed the bulk of the new capital to the […]