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A majority (79 per cent) of institutional investors see a global economic slowdown as the top threat to their portfolios in the next 12 months, according to a new survey by Schroders. Prompted by coronavirus-related concerns, it’s a big jump from the 49 per cent of respondents that said the same in 2019. Those concerns are also […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 22, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 15:15

Close to half of global institutional investors are planning to increase their allocations to alternatives amid coronavirus-related volatility, according to a new survey by CoreData Research Ltd. The survey, which polled more than 450 investors, found 26 per cent of respondents’ portfolios are made up of alternative assets, up slightly from 24 per cent in 2019. […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 08:45
Ontario Teachers’ invests in Indian private credit, Caisse in global port terminals

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is investing US$350 million with Indian private debt manager Edelweiss Alternate Asset Advisors. The investment, which establishes a long-term partnership between the pension fund and the debt manager’s parent company Edelweiss Group, will focus on private credit investment opportunities in India. “We are pleased to enter into a long-term partnership […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 08:43

In the wake of the coronavirus fallout, real estate, infrastructure and private debt investors seem to be zeroing in on well-established managers, according to Preqin Ltd. data for the second quarter of 2020. With no surprise, real estate saw a challenging second quarter with a decline in activity in funds closing compared to the first […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 7, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:35
BCI posts 3% gain for fiscal 2020

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. rounded out its fiscal year with a three per cent return, slightly underperforming its 3.3 per cent benchmark. In dollar terms, the BCI added $17.8 billion as of March 31, 2020, rounding to a total $171.3 billion in assets under management. The three per cent return represented something of […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 31, 2020 November 11, 2020
  • 09:54
Canadian DB pensions holding about equal weight in stocks, fixed income: PIAC

Canadian defined benefit plan sponsors are holding an almost equal amount of fixed income and equity in their portfolios, according to the Pension Investment Association of Canada’s 2019 asset mix report. The report found the PIAC’s membership reported a total of more than $2.2 trillion under management last year, up from just under $2.1 trillion in 2018. As well, […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 27, 2020 November 30, 2020
  • 15:15
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There’s a record amount of dry powder sitting in the distressed private capital space, according to new data from Preqin. Between distressed debt, special situations and turnaround strategies, total dry powder in the distressed private capital arena sits at an estimated US$131 billion as of June 2020, an all-time record. Of note, the distressed private […]

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  • July 9, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:43
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A consortium of investors, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, private-equity firm TPG Capital and investment company Fosun International Ltd., is partnering with Investissement Québec to submit a proposal to acquire substantially all of the assets of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, which has filed for bankruptcy protection. The deal is pending […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 30, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 13:00
Caisse investing in Canadian sustainable architecture firm

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing $8.7 million in Canadian architecture and design firm Lemay in the form of a loan. The financing aims to support the firm’s growth plan and its technology-based innovation efforts, specifically in the field of sustainable design. Read: Caisse, CPPIB building on investment in engineering firm “With […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 22, 2020 November 11, 2020
  • 15:15
Caisse providing financing to Quebec-based higher education institution network

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is providing a loan to LCI Education, a Quebec-based network of higher education institutions. The financing aims to help the LCI accelerate its online education initiatives and pursue its international expansion. Further, it aims to support its family business succession process. “LCI Education was a forerunner in […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 22, 2020 November 11, 2020
  • 07:50