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Canadian DB pensions finish 2018 in negative territory: reports

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Canadian defined benefit pension plans finished 2018 in negative territory, according to two new reports. Pension plans in RBC Investor & Treasury Services’ universe posted an annual ...

Data is an asset class, says OPTrust CIO

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It’s been almost a year since the OPSEU Pension Trust co-launched an investment platform, EdgeCore Internet Real Estate, which builds, owns and operates North American ...

Where to focus investment engagement in 2019

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The name of the game is engagement, according to a new report by NEI Investments. In 2018, engagement with investee companies on environmental, social and governance factors ...

Holding a magnifying glass to private equity

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Just over half (51 per cent) of foundations and endowments said they believe private equity returns will outperform those of other asset classes over the ...

From investor to diplomat: Bruce Heyman, former U.S. ambassador to Canada

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After over 30 years in the investment world, Bruce Heyman, former U.S. ambassador to Canada, says he never anticipated he would change careers, but when ...

Canadian real estate boosted institutional portfolios in 2018

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In 2018, investment in Canadian real estate turned out to be a broadly lucrative venture for the country’s institutional investors, especially when compared with how ...

Plastic waste an ESG trend to watch in 2019: MSCI

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As 2019 kicks off, what themes around environment, social and governance factors should investors be watching? According to a new MSCI Inc. report, plastic waste ...

Discount rates used by public pensions too high: report

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The high discount rates used by many Canadian public-sector pension plans increase the risk they won’t have enough funds to meet future obligations, according to new ...

A look at macro trends driving DB pension investment strategies

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It’s too early in the rise of populism to determine whether it will turn out to be a secular or a cyclical trend, according to John ...

Postmedia signs agreement to merge pension plans with CAAT

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Postmedia Network Inc. has entered an agreement to merge its pension plans with the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan. The merger of the Postmedia plans will ...

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