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Australian Electricity Sparks Canadian Fund Excitement

10th August, 2021

Australian infrastructure is proving to be a big draw for state-owned investors (SOIs) with foreign sovereign funds set to eclipse domestic SOIs as assets are auctioned off. Canadian public pension funds (PPFs) are leading the charge in the electricity utility space, having also boosted their exposure to the country’s real estate sector.

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OMERS Joins SOIs in Backing Indian Renewables, But is India Lagging?

2nd August, 2021

The infrastructure arm of Ontario’s public employees pension fund OMERS has taken a chunk of Indian renewables producer Azure Power, which is majority owned by Québec’s CDPQ. Yet, Global SWF research finds that state-owned investors are increasingly reticent about risks in the Indian renewables market, while at the same time they are being lured to developed markets where opportunities are opening up in energy transition.

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Chasing Indian Unicorns

30th July, 2021

Earlier this month, food delivery company Zomato went ahead with its planned IPO in the Bombay Stock Exchange, becoming India’s biggest offering of the year so far. The process was oversubscribed 10.7 times, and the company raised US$ 564 million from 186 anchor investors including ADIA, CPP, GIC and OMERS.

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Canadian PPFs Make Exits in Europe After Adding Value

17th May, 2021

OMERS has made its third major exit so far this year with the sale of its stake, alongside Canadian peer AIMCo, in the UK-headquartered Environmental Resources Management, the world’s largest pure-play sustainability consultancy, netting the fund managers a combined profit of nearly US$700 million.

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IMCO Posts Solid Return Amid Portfolio Overhaul

13th April, 2021

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) achieved a 5.4% net return in 2020, boosted by strong returns in private equity (+34.2%) and global credit (+11.1%) and meeting its return benchmark index. Its AUM grow to C$73.3 billion (US$58.2 billion), from C$70.3 billion.

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Public Pension Funds Develop Partnerships in Real Assets Push

8th April, 2021

Real assets were in the sights of public pension funds this week with a clear preference for developing partnerships and backing co-investment platforms.

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Dark Horse HOOPP becomes Ontario’s Crown Jewel

5th April, 2021

HOOPP published its 2020 annual results, confirming it has become one of the world's best performing funds in the past six years

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Canadian Public Pension Funds Drive Domestic Tech VC Investment

16th March, 2021

Canadian public pension funds are helping drive growth in domestic tech venture capital amid signs of a surge in growth capital, with growing expectations that new innovative tech firms with global aspirations will remain in Canada and exit at high valuations.

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Infrastructure Setback for Sovereign Investors as Australian Regulator Flexes its Muscles

4th February, 2021

State-owned investors in Australian regional electricity transmission company Transgrid and could suffer a financial short-circuit after the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) issued a draft ruling against its bid to secure a faster recovery of revenue for large capital investments.

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Canadians' Quest in Asia-Pacific

26th January, 2021

Canadian Funds continue to bet on the region with OMERS leading the pack

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