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Oxford Properties, AIMCo planning mixed-use development in Ontario

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Oxford Properties Group, the real estate investment arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, and the Alberta Investment Management Corp. are planning to ...

Mark Machin becomes new chairman of FCLTGlobal

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FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit institute focused on developing research and tools to encourage long-term investing, is appointing Mark Machin, chief executive officer of the Canada Pension ...

Ontario raises threshold for pension plans requiring audited financial statements

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Pension plan sponsors in Ontario are celebrating a small win. The government is changing the rules so plans with less than $10 million in assets will ...

SEI names new director of investment strategy in Canada

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SEI Investments Canada Co. is appointing Kendra Kaake as director of investment strategy for its institutional group in Canada. With more than 20 years of ...

IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

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Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture steady if modest growth. That’s ...

Top ESG trends for 2020: MSCI

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Climate change’s ramifications for real estate, the rise of innovative technologies and the changing nature of stakeholder activism are some of the environmental, social and governance trends ...

OPTrust part of acquisition of Spanish solar plants

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The OPSEU Pension Trust, alongside Bruc Iberia Energy Investment Partners and Green Investment Group, are acquiring two solar photovoltaic power plants that are currently under construction in Spain ...

Iron Ore entering $560 million group annuity buy-in

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The Iron Ore Co. of Canada has purchased a $560 million group annuity buy-in that covers more than 3,700 defined benefit plan beneficiaries and current retirees. The transaction ...

Don’t be tempted by forecasts, says CBC pension plan CEO

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When pension plans have access to a lot of forecasting information, it’s easy to be tempted into straying from an initial plan. Yet sticking to strategy ...

What’s in store for alternative assets in 2020?

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The current market environment continues to push institutional investors into alternative assets, seeking both yield and diversification, but not all options are created equal. Hedge funds, according ...

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