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In its 2024 budget on Tuesday, the federal government announced a new working group dedicated to encouraging increased domestic investments by Canadian institutional investors. Former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz is being tasked to lead an organization that will identify priority investment opportunities in the country for the more than $3 trillion held by […]

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  • April 17, 2024 April 16, 2024
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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is expanding the role of its wholly owned subsidiary Reventus Power as its dedicated global offshore wind platform. The investment organization will consolidate its existing direct and indirect offshore wind holdings into Reventus Power to build on the business’ existing global footprint and support the sector’s significant growth opportunities. To […]

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  • April 15, 2024 April 12, 2024
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The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is reporting a net return of 5.6 per cent for 2023, with net assets increasing to $77.4 billion. The investment organization’s year-end report found public equities returned 18 per cent in 2023, followed by global credit (7.7 per cent), fixed income (5.9 per cent), private equity (5.7 per cent), […]

Caisse, CPPIB, Ontario Teachers’ invest in insurance company

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is selling 1.3 per cent of the issued and outstanding common shares it holds of insurance provider Intact Financial Corp. The investment organization will sell about 2.3 million shares at a price of $227.10 per share, resulting in gross proceeds of approximately $525 million. Once the transaction […]

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  • February 29, 2024 February 29, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is reporting a net return of 7.2 per cent for 2023, with net assets increasing to $434 billion. The investment organization’s year-end report said public equities returned 17.7 per cent in 2023, driven by large U.S. technology stocks as well as growth stocks and the Caisse’s large […]

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  • February 23, 2024 February 22, 2024
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OMERS’ portfolio company acquiring solar energy development platform

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is acquiring an 80 per cent stake in a Japanese solar power generation plant alongside its portfolio company Shizen Energy Inc. The solar power plant generates 31 megawatts, or enough energy to power 7,850 homes, according to a press release. The Caisse first invested $186 million in the energy […]

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  • February 16, 2024 February 14, 2024
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A majority (90 per cent) of U.K. pension funds and insurers say they plan to increase allocations to renewable energy infrastructure in the next 12 months, according to a survey from Alpha Real Capital. The survey, which polled U.K. pension funds and insurers that collectively have roughly £360 billion in assets under management, found more […]

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  • February 6, 2024 February 5, 2024
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is co-sponsoring a new India-based infrastructure investment trust holding assets in the renewable energy space. The new fund raised US$165 million as part of an initial units offer and made its debut on the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. this week. “This milestone not only reinforces our commitment to invest […]

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  • January 18, 2024 January 18, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is buying a 15 per cent stake in a subsidiary of Brazil-based renewable energy company ENGIE Brasil Energia. The $848 million investment in Transportadora Associada de Gás S.A. increases the Caisse’s stake in the company to 50 per cent, according to a press release. “Today’s announcement is consistent […]

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  • January 4, 2024 January 4, 2024
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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 […]

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  • November 9, 2023 November 9, 2023
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