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Ontario Teachers’ investing in eye-care provider

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is acquiring a majority stake in NVISION Eye Centers, a U.S.-based provider of eye-care services. As part of the transaction, Dr. Tom Tooma, NVISION’s founder, will retain a significant minority position in the company, serving as its chief medical officer and as a member of the board of directors. “Our […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 2, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 12:12
CPPIB earns 5% net return in fiscal Q2

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ended its second quarter of fiscal 2021 with net assets of $456.7 billion, up from $434.4 billion at the end of the previous quarter, according to a new report. The $22.3 billion increase in net assets for the quarter consisted of $21.6 billion in net income after all costs […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 17, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 09:33
What does coronavirus mean for the future of sustainable investing?

Before the pandemic hit, momentum was building to fight climate change, said Eli Angen, a principal in responsible investing, strategy and risk at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. At the Canadian Investment Review’s 2020 Global Investment Conference in September, Angen pointed to the decreasing cost of the energy transition and greater societal and business awareness […]

OTPP invests in data centre company, financial advisory firm, Caisse encourages diversity with new fund

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is leading a new US$360 million equity investment in a Singapore-based data centre developer, operator and investor. Founded in 2017, Princeton Digital Group has a current portfolio of 18 centres across China, India, Indonesia and Singapore. Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC is also participating in the investment. “We’re […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 22, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 08:32

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and multi-stage investment firm S2G Ventures are creating a co-investment partnership whereby the Caisse will invest up to US$125 million over the next three years in ventures that aim to make the food and agriculture industry more sustainable and climate friendly. “By enabling investments in ventures and […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 23, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 16:21
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Several prominent players in Canada’s pension industry have signed onto the BlackNorth Initiative, pledging to take specific actions within their organizations to tackle anti-Black systemic racism. “The persistent inequities across our country underscore our urgent, national need to address and alleviate racial, ethnic and other tensions and to promote the elimination of anti-Black systemic racism […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 24, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 07:56

The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association is appointing Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, to its board of directors. “Emerging markets are core to CPP Investments’ long-term strategy,” she said in a press release. “We have been investing in emerging markets for over a decade and currently have […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 6, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:02
Institutional investors agree profits can’t be top concern for companies: survey

The Investor Leadership Network is appointing Charles Emond, president and chief executive officer of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis Investment Managers, as co-chairs of its CEO council. Raby and Emond are succeeding the founding co-chairs of the council, Ron Mock, former CEO of the Ontario Teachers’ […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 16, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 13:15

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is expanding its strategic relationship with Wellington Management Co. to better integrate climate science research into its investments. Wellington and the Ontario Teachers’ are collaborating with the Woods Hole Research Center, a climate-change think tank, with the goal of applying research findings when executing the Ontario Teachers’ investment strategies and […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 5, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 11:26
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan posted a net return of 10.4 per cent for 2019, bringing net assets to $207.4 billion. Its $20.2 billion in investment income represents an organizational best, said Jo Taylor, the pension fund’s president and chief executive officer, on a conference call Tuesday morning, outperforming the 2018 return of 2.5 per […]