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SSQ Insurance, la Capitale rebranding as Beneva

The Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is acquiring an indirect five per cent stake in Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. The shares are part of a 20 per cent stake the OMERS is buying in Kilmer Sports Inc., which owns 25 per cent of MLSE. The deal is worth $546.8 million. The MLSE owns the Toronto […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 9, 2023 November 9, 2023
  • 11:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Bruce Crane as executive managing director and head of Asia-Pacific, effective immediately. He will lead investment activities and portfolio management across the Ontario Teachers’ offices in Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore. Crane joined the pension fund in 2020 as its first employee in the Singapore office. In the new […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 28, 2023 June 28, 2023
  • 15:00

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is reporting a net return of 4.4 per cent for fiscal 2023. As of March 31, 2023, the investment organization had $243.7 billion in net assets under management, up 5.7 per cent from $230.5 billion at the end of the previous fiscal year. It also reported a 10-year annualized […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 8, 2023 June 8, 2023
  • 12:30

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is bracing for headwinds in the event of a recession, but says a wide range of investments makes it well-positioned for uncertain economic conditions. The CPPIB reported Wednesday it earned a net return of 1.3 per cent in its latest fiscal year as inflation and rising interest rates weighed on both […]

At the best of times, selecting an optimal asset mix for a defined benefit pension plan is challenging. The times of today are downright turbulent. Last year, inflation reached 8.1 per cent in Canada as a result of a prolonged period of government stimulus spending to manage the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. In response […]

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s Asian public equity portfolios will be managed by a high conviction equities group based in Toronto. “In considering the optimal model to invest at scale in global public equity markets, we recently made the decision to concentrate the active stock picking activities in our high conviction equities group under our […]

Caisse, CPPIB, Ontario Teachers’ invest in insurance company

The Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan is appointing Colette Wagner as a senior investment analyst. In the new role, she’ll oversee the asset managers responsible for the SHEPP’s allocations to fixed income, public and private equities, infrastructure, real estate and opportunistic investment. In addition, she’ll ensure these approaches are aligned with the $9.7-billion pension fund’s […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 11, 2023 April 11, 2023
  • 12:30

The OPSEU Pension Trust finished 2022 with net assets of $24.642 billion, down 2.2 per cent from the previous year, according to its latest annual results. “The most important thing is the funded status, which is at 100 per cent,” says Peter Lindley, president and chief executive officer of the OPTrust. “I think it’s quite […]

During history’s turning points, fortune favours the innovators. As the world moves beyond the coronavirus pandemic and the global workforce entrenches the improved labour conditions it created, the need for businesses to welcome new ideas is at an apex. At the 2022 Investment Innovation Conference at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Nov. […]

Environmental, social and governance investment strategies can improve a portfolio’s ability to generate alpha, according to Patrick Vizzone, managing director of global private equity at Franklin Templeton, speaking during a session at the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2022 Investment Innovation Conference. “Impact investing is sometimes regarded as being a drag on financial returns, but we believe […]