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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

The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board is investing in a Toronto-based artificial intelligence company. The CPPIB entered a $125 million funding round for a Untether AI Corp., a company that creates software and hardware used in AI platforms. The new funding will be used to enhance its software offerings and build a new generation of products, […]

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  • July 22, 2021 July 22, 2021
  • 12:00
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The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board is entering a co-investment partnership with the Government of Singapore Investment Corp. and Boston Properties Inc. to acquire $1 billion in office properties. The CPPIB and Boston Properties will each invest $250 million in the venture, which will target offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and […]

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  • July 15, 2021 July 15, 2021
  • 11:00
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing $1 billion in Amazon.com Inc.’s chief rival in the Indian e-commerce sector. The Flipkart Group, which was founded in 2007, boasted the largest share of India’s e-commerce market in 2020, significantly ahead of its closest rival Amazon. The CPPIB investment is part of a total US$3.6 billion funding round for […]

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  • July 13, 2021 July 12, 2021
  • 08:50
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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 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Alberta Investment Management Corp. are together investing $2.4 billion in the Australian digital infrastructure company BAI Communications Pty. Ltd. The funds have been earmarked to support BAI’s global growth strategy and acquisitions. BAI recently announced a partnership agreement with Transport for London to deliver high-speed mobile coverage […]

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  • June 29, 2021 June 30, 2021
  • 10:00
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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is reporting a net return of 18.4 per cent in fiscal 2021. As of March 31, 2021, the PSP had $204.5 billion in net assets under management, up 20.4 per cent from $169.8 billion at the end of the previous fiscal year. The PSP also reported a 10-year annualized […]

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  • June 22, 2021 June 21, 2021
  • 09:00

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
Canadian ESG-related investment assets surge to $3.2 trillion: report

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is becoming “more intentional about” its ongoing environmental, social and governance efforts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, says Jennifer Coulson, vice-president of ESG and public markets for the investment manager. Its 2020 annual report highlights the BCIs’ expansion of its carbon footprint reporting to include all asset classes […]

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and partners have closed a $27 million series B funding round for Clir Renewables, a software start-up developing cloud-based renewable energy asset management and reporting software. Since it was founded in 2017, Clir has provided technology to support asset owners of renewable energy assets in 11 countries through its artificial intelligence-driven […]

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  • June 7, 2021 June 7, 2021
  • 09:00