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Digging into equities in developed Asia and the Pacific

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 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe’s economic policies, known as ‘Abenomics,’ have led to big improvements in corporate governance in the country, says Iain Campbell, a ...

CPPIB posts 2.3% return in Q2, reaching $409.5 billion in assets

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board saw a 2.3 per cent return, net of all costs, in the second quarter of its 2020 fiscal year ...

What could negative yields mean for Canadian pension plans’ funding statuses?  

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Globally, negative yielding bonds have alarmed investors. While Canadian government bonds haven’t gone negative, movement in other countries has demonstrated to institutional investors that anything is ...

Hedge fund, private equity managers to see uptick in incentive awards, while other Wall Street pros to see slump

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While year-end incentive payments have been on the rise over the past few years, 2019 could be different. Analysis from Johnson Associates, Inc., a compensation consulting firm, found Wall ...

Michael Sabia leaving Caisse to head University of Toronto’s Munk School

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The chief executive of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec is stepping down from the pension fund manager to become head of the Munk ...

MSCI boosts China A shares as planned in semi-annual index review

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In its November, semi-annual index review, MSCI Inc., implemented the third increase in a series of planned increases to China A shares within its emerging ...

Concordia University Foundation to divest from coal, oil and gas, move to 100% sustainable investments by 2025

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Concordia University’s Foundation is divesting from coal, oil and gas within five years and will become the first university foundation in Quebec to target 100 ...

Caisse boosts stake in Indian solar producer, CPPIB forms joint venture on Brazilian residential real estate

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing a further US$75 million in Azure Power Global Ltd., an independent solar power developer in India. Once the ...

Schwartz talks value investing, current market challenges for private equity

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Since Gerald Schwartz founded Onex Corp. in 1984, both his firm and the private equity industry have come a long way, with the size of ...

CPPIB sustainability report highlights increased renewable energy investments, board diversity efforts

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has dramatically increased its investments in renewable energy companies, from $30 million in 2016 to $3 billion as of ...

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