2014 Risk Management Conference

Caisse’s Sabia warns U.S. China trade rivalry could further split global economy

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The outgoing head of Quebec’s pension fund manager says the U.S.-China trade war threatens to fan protectionism and cleave economies in what amounts to “the defining ...

What headwinds do stocks face going into 2020?

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While public equities appear to be holding steady, at least for the moment, certain longer-term indicators could give institutional investors cause for concern. “Growth is not ...

Getting delegation right at Manitoba’s Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund

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Since the Teachers’ Retirement Allowance Fund, which is the defined benefit pension plan for public school teachers and other eligible employees in Manitoba, was introduced ...

Caisse taking stake in fighter pilot training company, CPPIB in Latin American fitness chain

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Alongside other investors, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing in Top Aces Inc., an airborne training services provider. The Quebec-based company, which was founded in ...

Global investors cite interest rates as key portfolio risk: survey

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About three-quarters (73 per cent) of global institutional investors ranked interest rates as a key portfolio risk, according to a new survey by Natixis Investment ...

Who benefits and who suffers from the SEC’s proposed proxy-advisory rules?

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The debate surrounding how institutional investors use proxy voting is heating up. The contention hinges on guidance the Securities and Exchange Commission released earlier this year on ...

CPPIB leaders honoured at WXN awards

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The Women’s Executive Network, or WXN, has announced Canada’s most powerful women top 100 award winners and Patrice Walsh-Watson of the Canada Pension Plan Investment ...

OCIO market showing signs of maturity: study

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The outsourced chief investment officer market could be reaching its natural maturity, according to a new survey by Cerulli Associates Inc. Globally, OCIO assets under management ...

AIMCo appoints new board member

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The Alberta Investment Management Corporation has appointed Roger Renaud to its board of directors. Most recently, Renaud was president for Canada and global chief operating officer ...

OMERS-led consortium buys French fibre wholesale operator

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A joint-venture formed in 2019 by the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, along with Altice, Allianz Capital Partners and AXA Investment Managers’ real assets division, is ...

Contex Group Inc.