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A record return over the first full year of the pandemic has put the manager of Canada’s largest retirement fund years ahead of schedule to meet a long-term goal of having half a trillion dollars in assets by 2028. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reported that its funds earned 20.4 per cent net of […]

Caisse investing in wind and solar projects, AIMCo in German real estate

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is launching a investment group that will focus on renewables, conventional energy and new technology and service solutions. The sustainable energy group combines the CPPIB’s energy and resources group with the power and renewables group for a total of $18 billion in assets, according to a press release. The group’s […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 7, 2021 April 25, 2021
  • 13:00

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is continuing its investment partnership with MacKinnon, Bennett & Company Inc. in the form of a new joint $150-million investment in late-venture and early growth-stage companies focused on the decarbonization and transition to renewable-energy-powered transportation. The Caisse initially invested in the company in 2016 and again in […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 3, 2021 March 26, 2021
  • 09:40
Caisse investing further in green transportation, Ontario Teachers’ in cybersecurity

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is continuing its investment partnership with MacKinnon, Bennett & Company Inc. in the form of a new joint $150-million investment in late-venture and early growth-stage companies focused on the decarbonization and transition to renewable-energy-powered transportation. The Caisse initially invested in the company in 2016 and again in […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2021 February 2, 2021
  • 15:00
CPPIB investing in U.S. real-estate developments, European wind farms

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is forming a joint venture with Greystar Real Estate Partners to pursue multi-family real estate development opportunities in target markets in the U.S. The CPPIB has invested US$350 million in equity to the joint venture for a 90 per cent stake and Greystar has allocated US$39 million for the remaining 10 per cent. Greystar will manage […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 7, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 15:00
Caisse investing in wind and solar projects, AIMCo in German real estate

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing an additional US$1 billion in Invenergy Renewables, a developer and operator of wind and solar projects across North America. The commitment, in the form of new investment facilities, will support Invenergy’s expanded development activities and continued growth, according to a press release. The Caisse began […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 09:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is launching Renewable Power Capital Ltd., a U.K.-based platform that will focus on renewable energy investments in Europe. The platform is backed by the CPPIB’s power and renewables investment strategy and will invest in solar, onshore wind and battery storage projects across Europe, according to a press release, which also noted […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 9, 2020 April 28, 2021
  • 15:00

The prospect of a Joe Biden presidency with a Republican-held senate is an ideal outcome for markets, said Charles Myers, founder and chairman of Signum Global Advisors, during the Canadian Investment Review’s Investment Innovation Conference in November. Speaking the morning after the election, Myers said Republicans’ expected continued control of the senate would have “very […]

AIMCo CEO stepping down, investment manager enters agreement on renewables

The Alberta Investment Management Corp.’s chief executive officer, Kevin Uebelein, is stepping down early, most likely by July 2021. Uebelein and the AIMCo board have agreed to begin the process of a leadership transfer, with the goal of filling the role by June 30, 2021. “This decision is Kevin’s,” wrote Dénes Németh, director of corporate communications, in an […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 20, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 09:04
Caisse, CPPIB, Ontario Teachers’ invest in insurance company

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan are entering into subscription agreements with Intact Financial Corp. to support its conditional acquisition offer for RSA Insurance Group. The Caisse, the CPPIB and the Ontario Teachers’ are committing $1.5 billion, $1.2 billion and $500 […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 12, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 15:00