CANADA - Employers can now use pension surpluses to pay defined contribution (DC) holidays after the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) reversed most of a previous ruling from the Ontario Supreme Court (OSC).
The OCA recently made the decision in Kerry (Canada) Inc. v DCA Employees Pension Committee in which Kerry Canada appealed a 2006 decision by the OSC. This held that Kerry Canada could not validly amend...
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.