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Caisse putting $50 million towards Quebec seed funds

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is committing $50 million towards Quebec seed funds and is charging venture capital firm Teralys Capital with supporting the funds it invests in. Seed ...

Jim Keohane reflects on his HOOPP career, LDI strategy

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Twenty years ago, Jim Keohane was brought into the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan to launch its derivatives program. Since then, he’s climbed his way ...

China’s economic slowdown deepens, weighing on global growth

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China’s economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in the latest quarter as a trade war with Washington deepened a slump that is weighing ...

Global institutional investors increasingly shifting to ESG approach: survey

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Globally, institutional investors are shifting more of their assets to an environmental, social and governance-based approach, with year-over-year increases in Canada, the U.S. and the ...

UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

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Britain and the European Union finally reached a new tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year ...

Getting to know OPTrust’s new president and CEO Peter Lindley  

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It’s been one month since Peter Lindley, the OPSEU Pension Trust’s new president and chief executive officer, started the role. With an engineering degree and an ...

Caisse invests in budget hotel chain, CPPIB and PSP complete sale of wound care company

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec’s real estate arm Ivanhoé Cambridge, along with real estate manager ICAMAP, are taking over EasyHotel, a European ...

Proceed with caution on asset allocation: report

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Global growth slowed to three per cent on an annual basis in the middle of 2019 and is expected to remain below three per cent ...

Cannabis companies must address the ‘G’ in ESG to attract institutional investors: panel

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Canada’s fledgling cannabis companies should implement strong governance protocols and show they’re attempting to address material environmental and social risks to grow their base of ...

Does VC have a place in DC pension portfolios?

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Traditionally, defined contribution pension funds have not made significant use of venture capital, although over the long-term these assets have tended to perform well. A study ...

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