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.
The total rate of return in 2010 was 12.01%, compared to 10.6% in 2009, while the plan's growth in net assets for 2009 and 2010 combined was $9.9bn. "OMERS achieved excellent investment results in 2010,...
CANADA - Canadian pension funds kept mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the country afloat in the third quarter, according to PwC.
CANADA - The nascent Canadian longevity risk transfer market could hit $20bn by 2020, Swiss Re finds.
CANADA/US - Teachers' Private Capital, a unit of the C$107.5bn ($106.4bn) Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, and the $37.3bn Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois have made equity investments to finance company NXT Capital.
CANADA - Canadian pensions marked their lowest quarterly returns since the start of the financial crisis on the back of world-wide market uncertainty, said RBC Dexia.
CANADA - CPP Investment Board (CPPIB) and Oxford Properties, the real estate arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, have teamed up to build the Royal Bank of Canada's new Toronto headquarters.