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Thompson Rivers issues call for investment consultant
trueThompson Rivers University issued an RFP for a firm to provide investment consulting and other services for its C$12 million (US$11.3 million) foundation.
Korean, Canadian institutions garner additional China QFII quotas
trueChina's regulators awarded Korea's National Pension Service and Canada's Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec another $300 million apiece in quota capacity for investment in yuan-denominated securities.
CPPIB expands 2 execs' roles for international investments
trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board expanded the oversight roles of two senior management executives in response to a growing stable of global investments.
Canadian pension funds offer proposals on board diversity
trueThe Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. have made specific proposals to the Ontario Securities Commission on increasing gender diversity among members of corporate boards.
Officials mull expansion of Canada Pension Plan
trueCanadians could see an expansion of the C$188.9 billion (US$180.6 billion) Canada Pension Plan, Ottawa, under a proposal being discussed by federal and provincial officials.
Ruling upholds Virginia Retirement System, AIMCo complaint against MF Global
trueVirginia Retirement System and Alberta Investment Management Corp. may proceed with their class-action securities lawsuit against MF Global Holdings Ltd.; Jon S. Corzine, who was its chairman and CEO; and Goldman Sachs among other defendants, after a ruling Tuesday in U.S. District Court.
University of Victoria Foundation picks Aon Hewitt for investment consulting
trueUniversity of Victoria (British Columbia) Foundation hired Aon Hewitt as investment consultant.
Aussie REIT's board approves sweetened acquisition deal
trueA revised offer by a consortium of the C$192.8 billion (US$180.3 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, and DEXUS Property Group to acquire Australian office REIT Commonwealth Property Office Fund was accepted by the board of the fund’s manager, pending due diligence, according to a filing Monday with the Australian Securities Exchange.
Ontario Teachers takes stake in another U.K. child-care company
trueOntario Teachers' Pension Plan, Toronto, is expanding its investment in U.K. child care.
Canada Pension Plan returns 1.8% in quarter
trueCanada Pension Plan, Ottawa, reported C$192.8 billion (US$183.7 billion) in total assets as of Sept. 30, up 2.1% from three months earlier and 5.2% higher than at the beginning of its fiscal year on April 1.
Manitoba Teachers searching for new president/CEO
trueManitoba Teachers' Retirement Allowances Fund, Winnipeg, is searching for a president and CEO for the C$3.1 billion (US$3 billion) pension fund.
Northern Trust chooses new Canada CEO
trueArti Sharma was named president and CEO of Northern Trust Canada, effective Monday.
Ontario Trillium Foundation looking for investment consultant
trueOntario Trillium Foundation, Toronto, on Thursday issued an RFP for an investment consultant.
RBC: Canadian DB plans return 3.6% in Q3
trueCanadian defined benefit pension funds returned 3.6% in the third quarter, boosted by rising global equity markets, according to a quarterly survey by RBC Investor & Treasury Services.
Ontario Teachers chief going back to school
trueThe outgoing leader of the Toronto-based Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is moving to the head of the class.