CANADA - The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has invested an additional C$800m ($813m) in Quebec-based companies and restructured its benchmark to give a greater weighting to local firms.
IRELAND/CANADA - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and other investors will give airline leasing company AWAS an additional $529m to help it expand its fleet.
CANADA - Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) saw the value of its assets rise to $53.3bn in 2010, up from $47.8bn a year earlier.
CANADA - Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Canada's biggest pension-fund manager, posted a 14% return on investment last year as it recorded gains in private equity, infrastructure, stocks and fixed income amid a rebound in global markets.
CANADA - Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has agreed to buy a 50% stake in Europe's largest retail complex, CentrO near Dusseldorf, Germany, for about €700m ($949m), according to three people with knowledge of the transaction.
CANADA - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reached C$140.1bn ($141bn) in the quarter ended December 31 after a return on investments of 3%.
CANADA - Strong returns from domestic equities have helped Canadian pension plans surge ahead of their pre-financial crisis levels of 2008, research by RBC Dexia Investor Services reveals.
CANADA - Strong stock market returns and a slight rebound in long-term federal bond yields in the fourth quarter allowed Canadian pension plans to make up for most of the losses incurred in Q2, figures from Mercer show.
CANADA - Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said he and his provincial counterparts have agreed to create "pooled pensions" which will make it easier for small companies and the self-employed to participate in registered pension plans.
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CANADA - The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has awarded C$25m ($24m) of financing to Riverbank Power following its merger with Symbiotics Energy.
CANADA - Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Canada's second biggest pension-fund manager, plans to boost staff at its private-equity unit by about 25% next year as it looks to increase investments in its home province.
CANADA - Employer-sponsored pension funds recorded their first decline in assets in more than a year in Q2, research shows.
UK/US/CANADA - A financial support direction issued by The Pensions Regulator against insolvent companies is an expense of the administration and must be complied with, the High Court has ruled.
CANADA - BTG Pactual has sold a $1.8bn stake to a group of international investors including the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP).
UK/US/CANADA - The Pensions Regulator is expected to argue in the High Court today that a liability that flows from a financial support direction should be treated as an administration expense.
CANADA/NETHERLANDS - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and APG have teamed up to buy a 50% in a Westfield Stratford City in London.
AUSTRALIA/CANADA - Intoll shareholders have voted in favour of the company's A$3.5bn ($3.1bn) acquisition by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
CANADA - The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has appointed Oliver Fratzscher as strategic advisor to the chief investment officer and the president and chief executive officer.
CANADA - Ottawa's unfunded pension obligations are C$65bn ($64bn) higher than previously calculated, a report shows.
CANADA - The Canada Pension Plan reported a 6.6% return on its investments in Q2 on the back of strong performance by global equities.
CANADA - The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario hired State Street to provide custody, accounting, securities lending and investment analytics to C$15bn ($24.3bn) in assets.
CANADA/GERMANY - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has teamed up with LaSalle Investment Management to buy Germany's Hürth Park shopping centre for €157.3m ($219.2m).
CANADA - Canadian pension funds saw assets rise 7.3% over the third quarter, buoyed by rallying global markets, research by RBC Dexia Investor Services shows.