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Is inflation back on institutional investors’ minds?

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While massive monetary policy response didn’t drive inflation following the 2008/09 financial crisis, institutional investors are mulling over whether things may be different this time. The global economy has ...

Institutional investors looking to raise emerging market exposures: research

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Historically, many institutional investors have been wary of emerging markets despite their growing role in the global economy, but the tide may be shifting, according ...

Great-West Lifeco subsidiary buys MassMutual retirement services business

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Great-West Lifeco Inc. subsidiary Empower Retirement has signed an agreement to buy the retirement services business of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. in a transaction ...

CPPIB investing in Japanese logistics

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is taking part in the launch of the GLP Japan income fund, a private Japanese open-ended logistics fund. The deal ...

Ivanhoé Cambridge buys mixed-use Paris real estate for redevelopment

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Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is buying a parcel of real estate in the 11th arrondissement ...

Are markets being driven by FOMO?

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As central banks stepped into the market to fund operating losses, the ability to raise capital has usurped the natural function of markets: price discovery, ...

Ontario Teachers’ invests in Indian private credit

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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board is investing US$350 million with Indian private debt manager Edelweiss Alternate Asset Advisors. The investment represents a long-term partnership between the Ontario Teachers’ ...

Caisse, DP World to invest US$4.5 billion in global ports

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International port operator DP World reached a deal Thursday with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to pour an additional US$4.5 billion into ...

OMERS Ventures leads funding round for automotive intelligence company

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The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System’s venture capital arm has led a $9 million series-A funding round for automative intelligence firm Acerta Analytics Solutions Inc. OMERS Ventures was ...

OSFI lifting freeze on DB pension portability transfers, annuity purchases

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The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions is lifting the temporary freeze on portability transfers for private pension plans. The move reverses the OSFI’s response in March to market ...

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