CANADA - Henri-Paul Rousseau, president and CEO of the CAN$155bn (US$155bn) Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Caisse), has announced he is to step down from his position, to pursue opportunities in the private sector.
Richard Guay, chief investment officer, has been taken over Rousseau's responsibilities on an interim basis, while Rousseau has also agreed to remain at the Caisse as an adviser until 31 August 2008...
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.