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  1. France to require institutional investors to disclose carbon exposure

    trueThe French government will require institutional investors to measure and disclose their portfolio exposure to carbon.

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  1. Canada Pension Plan posts record 18.3% fiscal-year return

    trueCanada Pension Plan had a net 18.3% return on investments in the 12 months ended March 31, the plan's fiscal year, 1.3 percentage points above its custom benchmark.

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  2. Russell, Ping An end China-based joint venture

    trueRussell Investments and China-based financial services conglomerate Ping An Insurance Co. of China agreed to end a joint venture they established in 2011.

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  3. Canada Pension Plan, BC Partners net nearly $1 billion in Suddenlink sale

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board and a private equity fund managed by BC Partners on Wednesday announced it had agreed to sell its combined 70% stake in the parent of cable TV provider Suddenlink to France-based telecommunications operator Altice.

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  4. Columbia Threadneedle adds European equities portfolio manager

    trueMark Nichols was appointed portfolio manager in Columbia Threadneedle Investments’ European equities team.

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  5. Illinois passes bill for pension funds to divest from companies boycotting Israel

    trueThe Illinois General Assembly passed a bill that would require the five state-funded retirement systems to divest investment holdings in companies that boycott Israel.

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  6. POLL: How is Greece impacting your investments?

     

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  7. GIC, CPPIB form joint venture for $263 million purchase of Seoul mall

    trueGIC, the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced Monday they had formed a joint venture partnership to acquire the D-Cube retail mall in Seoul from Daesung Industries for $263 million.

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  8. Quebec's Caisse takes different path on energy

    trueCaisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, which oversees investments of Quebec's public pension funds, is focusing on distribution instead of production as a way to gain returns from energy when oil prices are sinking.

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  9. Firms in Japan and China ready for overseas acquisitions

    trueA growing number of Chinese and Japanese firms are looking to invest in overseas asset management firms, with analysts and bankers predicting Chinese companies might prove to have the bigger appetite over the next few years.

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  10. Investment units looking better to global banks

    trueGlobal banking groups are reinforcing their focus on money management, with a number of recent high-profile announcements set to bring further competition to the world of investment management.

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  11. Greece becomes roadblock for European investment

    trueMounting tensions over the situation in Greece and the potential for a default or exit from the eurozone are in part holding back institutions from investing in an otherwise positive story for Europe.

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  12. Florida Legislature repeals law restricting pension fund investment in Northern Ireland

    trueFlorida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, will be able to invest in Northern Ireland without state statutory restrictions if a bill passed by the Florida Legislature becomes law.

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  13. RWC Partners hires Everest team for emerging, frontier, Asian markets equity strategies

    trueRWC Partners hired a 15-person team to manage new emerging, frontier and Asian markets equity strategies.

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