Pension Investments

(Aug. 31, 2015) A study by the Boston Consultant Group showed how valuable retirement income is to the economies of Ontario communities. Further evidence of the economic value of adequate retirement income can be found in Calaveras, California, where residents receive $54 million a year from CalPERS, writes Dana...

(Aug. 27, 2015) The European Commission has opened the door for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) to acquire a part of the largest shopping centre in Spain, reports AURA. The deal was approved “on the basis that it will not have a negative impact on Europe’s economic environment,” reports AURA. The...

(Aug. 27, 2015) The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has concluded the $12 billion purchase of GE Capital’s U.S. sponsor lending portfolio, Antares Capital, reports PitchBook Newsletter. “Antares is a provider of financing solutions to middle-market PE sponsors for buyouts, acquisitions, growth capital,...

(Aug. 27, 2015) The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has concluded the $12 billion purchase of GE Capital’s U.S. sponsor lending portfolio, Antares Capital, reports PitchBook Newsletter. “Antares is a provider of financing solutions to middle-market PE sponsors for buyouts, acquisitions, growth capital,...

(Aug. 19, 2015) OMERS Ventures has closed its Fund II, “raising $260 million with co-investors BMO Financial Group and Cisco Investors,” reports Cantech Letter (CL). “Cisco is committed to helping drive the development of a thriving technology ecosystem in Canada,” Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada,...

(Aug. 18, 2015) The Malaysian real estate market has a new suitor in the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), reports the Globe and Mail. In its first venture into the Malaysian market, the board has obtained 49 per cent of a joint investment to develop Pavilion Damansara Heights, a stake worth $170...

(Aug. 18, 2015) Traditional pensions, research shows, provide a benefit to employers by making it easier to recruit and retain workers. Removing a defined benefit pension from the table results in employees less committed to an employer, ready to move for something better. That’s what happened in San Jose in the wake...