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  1. Quebec's Caisse names Asia-Pacific managing director

    trueEdouard Merette has been appointed managing director, Asia-Pacific for Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, the Montreal-based money manager for provincial, municipal and other pension funds in Quebec as well as other provincial entities, announced Thursday.

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  1. Ontario Teachers looks to add Bristol airport to portfolio

    trueThe Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan's investment in airports continues to take flight.

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  2. AIMCo acquires mortgage portfolio from OMERS

    trueAlberta Investment Management Corp., Edmonton, acquired a C$520 million (US$477 million) mortgage portfolio from the C$65.1 billion Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System, Toronto.

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  3. Quebec's Caisse posts 6.7% return for first half of year

    trueCaisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, said Friday it returned 6.7% on its investments in the first six months of the year.

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  4. Canada Pension Plan returns 1.6% in 2nd quarter

    trueCanada Pension Plan, Ottawa, returned a gross 1.6% for the quarter ended June 30.

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  5. Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation looking for outsourced CIO

    trueWorkers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Halifax, is searching for a firm to provide outsourced CIO services for the board, which has C$1.5 billion (US$1.4 billion) in assets.

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  6. BlackRock adds iShares Canada managing director

    truePat Chiefalo was named managing director and head of product for BlackRock's iShares Canada.

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  7. Wood Buffalo in Alberta looking for record keeper

    trueWood Buffalo, Fort McMurray, Alberta, issued an RFP for a record keeper for its two defined contribution plans

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  8. Canada Pension Plan adds US$334 million in multifamily investments

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, committed an additional US$334 million to multifamily luxury rental real estate developments in California, Georgia and Massachusetts through joint ventures.

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  9. Ontario utility pension funds unstable, government report says

    trueOntario’s four government-run energy-sector pension plans with a combined C$15.8 billion (US$14.5 billion) in assets are unstable and don’t have strategies to handle future deficits if they underperform actuarial assumptions, said an Ontario Finance Ministry report.

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  10. Canadian pension funds return 3% in quarter, survey finds

    trueCanadian defined benefit funds in the RBC Investor & Treasury Services universe returned 3% in the second quarter and 7.8% for the first six months of the year.

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  11. Ontario Legislature clears way for supplemental pension plan

    trueThe Ontario Legislature Thursday passed the province's 2014-'15 budget, which sets off the process of creating a provincial pension plan to supplement the C$219.1 billion (US$203.3 billion) Canada Pension Plan.

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  12. AIMCO's de Bever points to 'next frontier' of investing

    trueLeo de Bever, CEO of the C$70 billion (US$65.2 billion) Alberta Investment Management Corp. told participants at a financial analysts conference Thursday that pension funds and other institutional investors need to get out of their comfort zones to take advantage of “the next frontier” of long-term ...

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  13. OPTrust promotes 2 to private markets co-heads

    trueGavin Ingram and Sandra Bosela were promoted to co-heads of private markets at OPTrust.

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