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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is acquiring a portfolio of vineyards in Australia. According to the terms of the deal reached with Casella Family Brands, the investment organization will take ownership of 35 properties covering 7,215 hectares, as well as associated water entitlements, crops and equipment. The properties are located in South Australia and New South […]

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  • December 1, 2022 December 2, 2022
  • 12:00

Three-quarters (75 per cent) of institutional investors say their alternative asset managers are either meeting or exceeding performance expectations in 2022 despite operating in a challenging and volatile market period, according to a survey by EY. The survey, which polled 114 hedge fund managers, 112 private equity firms and 61 institutional investors, found 50 per […]

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  • November 24, 2022 November 24, 2022
  • 15:00

When Saskatchewan’s Public Employees Pension Plan’s board introduced alternatives to its investment lineup in 2020 with an aim to improve the defined contribution plan’s risk-adjusted returns through diversification, it wasn’t its first time at the rodeo. The move came after 15 years of experience and comfort with alternatives through the PEPP’s defined benefit companion plan, […]

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s assets returned 0.2 per cent during the third quarter of 2022, according to its latest quarterly report. By Sept. 30, 2022, the investment organization’s net assets reached $529 billion, up from $523 billion at the end of June. About $5 billion was generated by net transfers, while the remainder […]

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  • November 15, 2022 November 16, 2022
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is facing losses from an investment in a cryptocurrency exchange that filed for bankruptcy on Nov. 11. The pension fund invested a total of US$95 million in FTX International, a Bahamas-based exchange, which was valued at US$32 billion in 2021. In October 2021, the Ontario Teachers’ invested US$75 million in FTX, followed by […]

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  • November 14, 2022 November 15, 2022
  • 12:30
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A joint venture involving the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing in a hotel in Rome. The acquisition of the W Rome is part of a joint venture between the CPPIB and Hamilton Pyramid Europe, a subsidiary of the Pyramid Global Hospitality Group. The luxury hotel, which will continue to operate under the W […]

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  • November 10, 2022 November 10, 2022
  • 12:00

Canadian defined benefit pension plans saw a median return of 0.27 per cent for the third quarter of 2022 amid a challenging economic environment, according to the BNY Mellon Canadian master trust universe. The universe, which is designed to provide peer comparisons by plan type and size, comprises 80 Canadian corporate public and university pension […]

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  • November 3, 2022 November 3, 2022
  • 12:00

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing Martin Longchamps as executive vice-president and head of private equity, effective Nov. 14, 2022. Based in the Caisse’s Montreal office, Longchamps will be responsible for the investment organization’s international private equity portfolio, which includes investments in various sectors around the world. Before joining the Caisse, […]

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  • October 27, 2022 October 26, 2022
  • 15:00
Caisse investing in wind and solar projects, AIMCo in German real estate

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing a potential US$339 million in a renewable energy company in Japan. According to a press release, the investment will allow Shizen Energy Inc. to accelerate its ongoing renewable power plant development activities, business enhancement initiatives in energy digitalization and human capital expansion in key markets. […]

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  • October 27, 2022 October 26, 2022
  • 11:00

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is entering a joint venture to invest in life sciences facilities in the U.K. The institutional investor and its partners, Longfellow Real Estate Partners and Norges Bank Investment Management, will invest £1.5 billion in sites located in Cambridge, Oxford and London. PSP Investments and Longfellow originally entered a similar partnership […]

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  • October 20, 2022 October 19, 2022
  • 12:00