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CPPIB ups U.K. logistics allocation, PSP invests in Paris real estate

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is allocating an additional £300 million of equity to investment vehicles targetting the U.K.’s logistics sector. The investment is taking ...

Canadian DB pensions return 3.13% as markets rebound: report

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Canadian defined benefit pension plans posted a median 3.13 per cent return for the third quarter of 2020, following a strong market rebound, according to ...

Coalition of experts creating roadmap for implementing VPLAs

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A group of experts from Ryerson University’s National Institute on Ageing, Simon Fraser University and Eckler Ltd. are teaming up to build a roadmap for implementing variable ...

BCI and partners’ real estate fund completes $805 million closing, PSP invests in insurance-linked strategy

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A real estate fund created by the British Columbia Investment Management Corp., QuadReal Property Group and RBC Global Asset Management Inc. is receiving $805 million in equity commitments ...

CAP income replacement levels up from all-time lows in March: report

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The average gross income replacement ratio for a typical defined contribution plan member was up at the end of September, according to Eckler Ltd.’s latest ...

Caisse invests in fence and railing products company

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is partnering with private equity firm TorQuest Partners to invest in fence and railing products company Barrette Outdoor ...

Stock markets wobble on uncertainty in U.S. election

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U.S. stock futures and markets around the world are mostly holding steady or ticking higher in early Wednesday trading, but only after spinning through an ...

Caisse investing further in electric vehicle charging network

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is part of a $53-million round of Series C funding for AddEnergie Technologies Inc., a Quebec-based operator ...

Canadian DB pension plans post 3% return, buoyed by equities: report

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Canadian defined benefit pension plans posted a median three per cent return in 2020’s third quarter, buoyed by positive performance in equity markets, according to ...

Canadians plan to work longer, fear finances won’t recover after pandemic, finds surveys

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While working Canadians expect to retire, on average, at age 62, they’ll require $878,000 in retirement savings, more than twice the amount of current retirees, ...

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