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  1. Ontario Teachers chooses VP for infrastructure

    trueKen Manget was named vice president of infrastructure at the C$140.8 billion (US$131.1 billion) Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto.

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  1. PSP Investment Board returns 16.3% for fiscal year

    truePublic Sector Pension Investment Board, Montreal, returned 16.3% for the fiscal year ended March 31, exceeding its 13.9% policy benchmark, said a recently released annual report.

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  2. St. Thomas More College in hunt for consultant

    trueSt. Thomas More College is searching for an investment consultant for its C$15.4 million (US$14.45 million) investment portfolio, which includes endowment funds.

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  3. Canada's PSP invests more than 1% of its portfolio in New Zealand property

    truePublic Sector Pension Investment Board, Montreal, purchased the AMP Property Portfolio, a portfolio of New Zealand real estate valued at more than NZ$1 billion (US$880 million).

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  4. Canadian pension funds putting down roots abroad

    trueMore large Canadian pension funds and the crown corporations that manage their assets are opening offices beyond their borders, looking to enhance their alternative investments outside of Canada.

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  5. Mercer: Canada pension plan funding improves slightly in 2nd quarter

    trueCanadian defined benefit pension plans’ funding improved marginally in the second quarter but was down slightly from the start of the year, based on a Mercer (Canada) report released Wednesday.

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  6. Canadian pension plans' funded status ticks up in 2nd quarter

    trueCanadian defined benefit pension plans administered by Aon Hewitt had a median funded status of 96% as of June 26, up 0.6 percentage points from March 31 and up 19 percentage points from the end of the second quarter 2013.

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  7. New Ontario Cabinet post charged with creating supplemental pension plan

    trueMitzie Hunter was named associate minister of finance for the province of Ontario, a new Cabinet-level position responsible for the creation of a supplementary provincial pension plan.

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  8. PAG, CPPIB acquire Commerz Japan real estate business

    truePAG, an Asia-focused alternatives investment manager, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have acquired Tokyo-based Commerz Japan Real Estate Finance Corp. from Commerzbank AG.

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  9. CPPIB makes first Indian infrastructure investment

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board on Monday announced it would commit US$166 million to engineering firm Larsen & Toubro's Mumbai-based infrastructure subsidiary, L&T Infrastructure Development Projects.

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  10. Public Sector Pension Investment Board picks interim CEO

    trueJohn Valentini on Monday was named interim president and CEO of the C$95 billion (US$88.5 billion) Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Montreal.

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  11. BlackRock's iShares Canada chief leaves post

    trueMary Anne Wiley resigned from her position as managing director and head of the BlackRock exchange-traded funds unit iShares Canada.

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  12. British Columbia Investment Management returns 14.7% for year

    trueBritish Columbia Investment Management Corp. returned 14.7% on its investments for the fiscal year ended March 31, helping to raise its total assets to C$114 billion (US$105.3 billion), it was announced in a statement released Thursday.

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  13. Canada Pension Plan investing US$250 million in Markit IPO

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board announced it is purchasing US$250 million in common shares of Markit Ltd. in the financial data provider's initial public offering.

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