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United Way of Greater Toronto joining CAAT pension plan

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The United Way of Greater Toronto is the latest organization to join the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology’s DBplus plan. Following a 90-day consent process, ...

MSCI makes ESG rating tool available to public

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MSCI is making its ratings on environmental, social and governance issues publicly available off the back of growing interest from numerous stakeholders. This move is part ...

Evaluating a DC plan OCIO offering

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My last expert column piece looked at what outsourced chief investment officer, or OCIO, offerings look like for defined contribution plans. It also highlighted the various ...

Back to basics on diversified growth funds

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Canada has learned a lot from the U.K. Diversified growth funds, which began crossing the pond in 2008, are the latest import. But the funds ...

Rayonier Advanced Materials pension taking on annuity buyout

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Rayonier Advanced Materials is transferring a portion of its Canadian defined benefit plan obligations with a $293-million annuity buyout. Through the transaction, Sun Life will take over ...

2019 Top 40 Money Managers Report: How plan sponsors are hedging portfolio exposure in their own sectors

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Canada’s economy is famously reliant on its rich natural resources, with a heaping helping of financial service providers thrown in for good measure. But when oil ...

Millennials understand role of fixed income better than baby boomers: survey

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Millennials appear to understand how to use fixed income as part of investing for retirement better than older generations, according to a new survey by BNY ...

New University Pension Plan selects inaugural chair of board

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The University Pension Plan is appointing Gale Rubenstein as the inaugural chair of its board of trustees. The UPP will be the province’s first jointly sponsored defined benefit ...

Andrew Claerhout appointed as new partner at Searchlight Capital

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Andrew Claerhout is joining Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. as a partner, where he’ll share responsibility for leading the firm’s infrastructure investments. Claerhout previously spent  nearly 13 years ...

CPPIB critiqued for investments in carbon intensive companies

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The Canada Pension Plan isn’t taking sufficient action to address climate change, according to a new report by the Corporate Mapping Project and the Canadian Centre ...

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