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BCI posts 6.1% return for fiscal year, driven by private assets

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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. posted a combined net return of 6.1 per cent for its fiscal year, which ended March 31, 2019. Adding $2 billion in ...

Fed lowers interest rate for first time since 2008

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While many indicators point to the relative health of the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve is lowering the target range for the federal funds rate by 25 ...

How institutional investors can capture the return potential of 5G tech

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The advent of fifth generation cellular technology, 5G for short, has significant implications for institutional investors with patient capital. Many innovative sectors have the capacity to ...

Mercer appoints new partner, Vancouver wealth business leader

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Mercer Canada has appointed Bernard Mercier as partner and wealth business leader for its Vancouver division. He’ll be responsible for service offerings as well as leading ...

Bank of Canada unlikely to follow any Fed interest rate cut: experts

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The U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut its interest rate Wednesday for the first time in over a decade⁠ — a big step, ...

Canadian DB plans post median 2.5% return for Q2

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Canadian defined benefit plans posted a median return of 2.5 per cent during the second quarter of 2019, according to data by Northern Trust Corp. This small ...

What does Elizabeth Warren’s proposed legislation mean for the future of private equity?  

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Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is running to become the next presidential candidate for the Democratic Party, has introduced new legislation attacking the private equity industry ...

Leveraged buyouts increase chance of bankruptcy: research

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Leveraged buyouts have a reputation for creating bankruptcy risk for the company being purchased. “With the recent wave of private equity-backed leveraged buyouts that are ending ...

CPPIB, BCI taking stakes in separate health-care technology companies

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, along with investment firm EQT Partners, is acquiring a majority stake in Waystar Inc. from Bain Capital valued at $2.7 ...

How will Boris Johnson as PM affect institutional investors?

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As institutional investors continue to wait for Brexit, will anything change as Boris Johnson becomes prime minister? Mere months ago, the consensus was Britain would most ...

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