10th November, 2023
Quebec’s public pension fund CDPQ is set to join the federal-level CPP Investments in selling weighty secondary portfolios to free up liquidity towards new priorities.
29th September, 2023
State-owned investors are betting that tighter bank lending will present new opportunities in private credit, with Canadian funds joining their Middle Eastern and Singaporean peers in backing non-bank lending.
1st September, 2023
One of the most active Canadian funds this year so far has been BCI, with several high-profile investments and the expansion of its New York and London offices. In addition, the British Columbia fund was one of the top scorers of our GSR scoreboard, with 96%. We had the great pleasure of speaking with Gordon J. Fyfe, CEO & CIO, about BCI’s latest developments.
28th June, 2023
The biggest crisis in the UK’s utilities sector has engulfed the country’s biggest water firm, Thames Water, and is challenging the consortium of owners to cough up capital to prevent its collapse.
27th June, 2023
Canadian provincial pension fund British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) reported a 3.5% return for FY2022/23 with notably strong performances in infrastructure and emerging markets.
19th June, 2023
Since 2020, Global SWF has issued an annual assessment of the efforts of state-owned investors, including sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds, around governance, sustainability, and resilience (GSR).
6th June, 2023
The ongoing public unease over sewage pollution in Britain’s rivers is fuelling calls for renationalization of the country’s water utilities, challenging the interests of Asian sovereign wealth funds and Canadian public pension funds.
26th April, 2023
Canadian public pension funds are planning to funnel US$1 billion of fresh capital into infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) focusing on renewables and roads.
24th April, 2023
CDPQ’s decision to deploy US$11.2 billion in European private markets via an expanded London-based team follows a trend among Canada’s Maple 8 public pension funds seen in recent years.
20th April, 2023
State-owned investors (SOIs) are dumping their Shanghai-listed A-Shares and rapidly reducing their exposure to Chinese public markets amid rising geopolitical risks and market uncertainty.
19th April, 2023
A leading Indian infrastructure investment trust, Cube Highways Trust, has won the backing of Canadian public pension fund British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) and Abu Dhabi’s sovereign investor Mubadala as anchor investors in its INR52.2 billion (US$630 million) listing.
10th February, 2023
The US$157 billion British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) has chosen London as its first base of operations outside North America in a bid to ramp up its infrastructure acquisitions in the UK and the EU.