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Are private equity managers balancing fundraising and deployment?

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Private equity fundraising slowed in the second quarter of 2020, reaching only US$116 billion, its lowest quarterly point since the first quarter of 2018, according ...

How can pension plan sponsors manage factor exposure in equity portfolios?

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While factor behaviour tends to be consistent in market crashes and corrections, individual factor performance varies over the medium term. As such, institutional investors should ...

Caisse, Sun Life, investing in telemedicine provider

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Sun Life Financial is entering into a strategic commercial partnership and making a $32.7 million equity investment in Canadian telemedicine provider Dialogue. Through the deal, Sun ...

Canadian DB plans see upsurge in Q2: report

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Canadian defined benefit pension plans experienced an upsurge in the second quarter of 2020, posting a median return of 9.6 per cent, according to RBC Investor and Treasury ...

HOOPP joining association to foster peer-to-peer trading

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The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, along with three other large pension plans and other stakeholders, is forming the Global Peer Financing Association. The goal of ...

Fed sees dim economic outlook as virus squeezes economy

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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Wednesday that the viral epidemic is endangering the modest economic recovery that followed a collapse in hiring and spending ...

OMERS appointing Ingrid Chingcuanco as VP, pension operations

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The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System is appointing Ingrid Chingcuanco as vice-president of pension operations. She joined the OMERS nearly eight years ago as director of pension policy. In ...

Back to basics on factor investing

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Factor investing is a style of management that aims to harvest the common traits of a group or basket of securities that helps inform their ...

Strong Q2 equity gains good news for DB plans: report

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Canadian defined benefit pension plans recovered some of their losses from the start of 2020 in the second quarter off the back of strong public ...

Ontario Teachers’ investing in financial crime-prevention technology company

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ComplyAdvantage, a technology company focused on detecting and preventing financial crime, is closing a US$50 million series C round of funding that was led by ...

Contex Group Inc.