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A look at private equity investing in DC plans

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Much debate remains about whether private equity is an appropriate option for members of capital accumulation plans. Canada’s neighbours to the south have been examining the ...

Is China’s economic recovery sustainable?

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China’s V-shaped economic recovery continued for a fourth consecutive month in June, led by strong domestic demand. And if the novel coronavirus remains under control, ...

Yes, Canadian pension plans really do outperform their global peers: study

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Canadian pension plans outperform their international peers when it comes to asset performance and liability hedging. According to a new paper from researchers at McGill University and CEM ...

OMERS leads funding round for U.S. online learning company

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The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System’s growth equity arm is leading a $66 million Series D funding round for American online learning company Skillshare Inc. With ...

North American investors closer to falling in line with global counterparts on ESG: survey

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North American institutional investors are catching up to other global regions in their interest in sustainable investing, according to a new survey by FTSE Russell. Nearly half ...

IMCO invests in affordable housing, logistics, power markets

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The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is investing in an affordable housing fund to build apartments in Toronto and Vancouver. The IMCO is committing $60 million ...

Balancing liquidity and the search for yield at US public pension funds

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U.S. public pension funds can expect to see hurdles from the coronavirus crisis similar to those experienced in past recessions, according to a new report ...

Looking beyond the US for quality fundamentals at the right price

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US equities have dominated their global peers over the past decade. As of 30 June, the S&P 500 had returned 14.5 per cent per annum ...

Caisse de dépôt posts negative 2.3 per cent return in first six months of 2020

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec says the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic resulted in posting a negative return of 2.3 per cent during the first ...

Will well-established alternatives managers come out on top in the wake of coronavirus?

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In the wake of the coronavirus fallout, real estate, infrastructure and private debt investors seem to be zeroing in on well-established managers, according to Preqin ...

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