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PSP Investments sees -0.6% net return for fiscal year

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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board posted a negative 0.6 per cent net return for the fiscal year, which ended March 31, 2020. Severe market declines ...

Largest Canadian pensions positioned to manage coronavirus risks: Fitch

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Canada’s largest pension funds are expected to weather the ongoing market turmoil within their respective ratings because of their long time horizon, ability to adjust contribution rates ...

Is it time for pension plans to do away with absolute return benchmarks in infrastructure?

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For years, institutional investors have used absolute return or cash-plus benchmarks to measure infrastructure performance, but it’s time to put these in the past and ...

Dry powder in distressed private capital space at record high

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There’s a record amount of dry powder sitting in the distressed private capital space, according to new data from Preqin. Between distressed debt, special situations and turnaround ...

Liberals foresee high unemployment, $343 billion deficit due to coronavirus

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Nearly two million Canadian workers could remain unemployed this year, according to forecasts in the federal government’s long-awaited “fiscal snapshot.” The document released Wednesday details how ...

Is it time for pension plan sponsors to revisit risk tolerance?

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The coronavirus crisis may be a signal for some pension plan sponsors that it’s time to revisit their appetite for risk. A typical asset-liability study involves ...

Sun Life launching ESG framework for pension plan sponsors

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Sun Life Canada is launching an environmental, social and governance framework for its group retirement services to help pension plan sponsors and members make sustainable investing ...

Ontario Teachers’ lowered carbon footprint by about 15% in 2019: report

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Even as the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s assets grew, its overall carbon footprint fell by about 15 per cent in 2019, driven in large by ...

PSP Investments raises over $700,000 for charities in wake of coronavirus pandemic

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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s special coronavirus emergency relief initiative has raised over $700,000 for various charities. Donations went to supporting four organizations actively involved in ...

What opportunities exist for institutional investors in private equity primary market?

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Many asset classes, including private equity, have been hammered by the coronavirus fallout, but opportunities still exist in the primary middle market for a variety ...

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