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Using alternatives to strive for stability at the City of Montreal pension plans

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Changes to Quebec’s pension legislation, including a move away from solvency funding requirements and the introduction of a cost-sharing model, against the backdrop of a ...

UTAM pension portfolio sees 13% return for 2019

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The University of Toronto Asset Management Corp. has earned a 13 per cent return on its pension portfolio for 2019, and a 12.9 per cent ...

Nova Scotia Teachers’ returns 12.36%, cautions about coronavirus impact

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The Nova Scotia Teachers’ Pension Plan is bracing for the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on its assets as it reported a 78.2 per cent funded ...

CPPIB part of development joint venture in South Korea

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, alongside Dutch pension fund ASG and asset manager ESR Cayman Ltd., has entered into a new strategic agreement to ...

A tough first quarter for pension managers’ pooled funds

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 It’s no surprise that pension funds had a rough first quarter of 2020 and the latest data from Morneau Shepell Ltd.’s universe of pension managers’ ...

What opportunities does the oil glut offer Canadian pension portfolios?

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With crude oil futures contracts crashing through the floor into negative territory at the beginning of the week, what opportunities are opening up for institutional ...

CAAT pension plan returns 16% in 2019, well-positioned to weather coronavirus storm  

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The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan saw a strong 2019, delivering a 16 per cent return, net of investment management fees, while ...

BCI joins global effort advocating for sustainable capital markets

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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is aligning itself with other global pension investors as the first Canadian institution to sign a new joint letter calling for long-term ...

OMERS considering shared-risk indexing and expanding eligibility to non full-time workers  

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The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System sponsors corporation board is considering two plan design changes: the introduction of shared-risk indexing and the expansion of pension ...

Morningstar to acquire Sustainalytics

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Two big players in the investment research space are joining forces. Morningstar Inc., a U.S.-based independent research firm is fully acquiring Sustainalytics, a Dutch-domiciled firm specializing in environmental, ...

Contex Group Inc.