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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is acquiring a 50 per cent stake in a network of European ophthalmology clinics. The pension fund has entered a joint venture with French private equity investment firm PAI Partners to buy Veonet. Read: Ontario Teachers’ takes stake in autism therapy provider, Caisse entrusts properties to management firm The deal has been […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 7, 2021 December 6, 2021
  • 09:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Jonathan Hausman as senior managing director of its newly created global investment strategy department. The new department aims to provide the Ontario Teachers’ with a global competitive advantage by developing strategic responses to emerging themes affecting multiple asset classes and regions, according to a press release, which noted […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 25, 2021 November 24, 2021
  • 09:45

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing in a Canadian mortgage broker. The investment in M3 Financial Group will allow the organization to continue its strategic growth plan around acquisitions and help expand its digital footprint, according to a press release, which noted the mortgage broker most recently acquired Pinch Financial, a technology […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 11, 2021 November 10, 2021
  • 09:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is acquiring a majority stake in a manufacturer and distributor of elevator components and systems. Before the investment, Vantage Elevator Solutions was wholly owned by Golden Gate Capital. The California-based asset management company will retain a significant minority stake in the business. Read: Ontario Teachers’ investing in Australian insurance distributor Vantage […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 19, 2021 October 19, 2021
  • 10:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Kathryn Fric (pictured) as its next chief risk officer, effective Nov. 1. Fric will report to Jo Taylor, the pension fund’s president and chief executive officer. In the role, she’ll be responsible for providing independent risk oversight of all risk-related activities, leading the establishment of a risk framework and […]

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  • October 7, 2021 October 7, 2021
  • 09:00

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
Institutional investors agree profits can’t be top concern for companies: survey

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 […]

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