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Is cyber security the next big growth industry?

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As certain major technology firms are struggling, a sub-sector of the industry is on the rise. “Cyber security companies are producing and providing essential services,” says Raj ...

Investors should pay more attention to water usage when implementing ESG: research

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While carbon concerns have been dominating conversations among institutional investors looking to mitigate environmental risk, the issue of water usage should be higher on their ...

Taking a calculated approach to change at the University of Victoria pension plans

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The University of Victoria has two pension plans and although each plan has taken a distinct approach to managing its assets, conducting prudent analysis, considering governance ...

Accessing emerging economies via developed markets

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In a world where opportunities in emerging markets are limited, pension plans can look to access underlying emerging economies rather than the publicly traded markets ...

Geopolitical tensions high on investors’ list when examining emerging markets

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With political risk a constant in emerging markets, a quiet year for institutional investors playing in the space doesn’t really exist. “The noise can be triggered ...

Desjardins Group Pension Plan to take stake in Alberta wind project

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The Desjardins Group Pension Plan is set to acquire a portion of EDF Renewables Canada Inc.’s stake in the Cypress Wind Project, pending the completion of ...

PSP partnership breaking ground on London student residence

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A real estate partnership co-owned by the Public Sector Pension Investment Board has broken ground on a $1.1-billion private student residence in London, England. The Cherry Park ...

Caisse investing in Canadian digital health-care platform

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is leading a $40-million round of financing for Canadian virtual health-care platform Dialogue. Venture capital firm Holtzbrinck Ventures is also ...

Teachers’ drops sale of its stake in Hudson’s Bay to HBC executive chairman

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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has terminated an agreement to sell its 10 per cent stake in Hudson’s Bay Co. to a private entity controlled ...

Private capital funds increasingly turning to subscription credit facilities

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Private capital funds are increasingly turning to subscription credit facilities, which can have their advantages but also come along with risks, according to new research ...

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