While the Canadian government's desire to encourage local investments by pension funds is understandable, it shouldn’t come at the cost of undermining the independence, diversity and returns prospects of investments.
Economic interest will likely win out over diplomatic turbulence as Canada's public pension funds appear set to continue upholding their solid investment commitments in India.
The departure of the Canadian fund’s Greater China real estate head comes amid growing fears of a mainland property crisis and tension between Ottawa and Beijing.
The Canadian pension fund has promoted a new Asia Pacific head from within its own ranks, following Ben Chan’s retirement last month.
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Five of the largest pension funds in Canada were questioned on their exposure to China by a parliamentary committee of the Canadian government earlier this month.
Two of Canada’s largest pension funds are still reeling from their losses in fraudulently managed crypto exchanges and have sworn off the sector. Some experts believe the funds simply bet on the 'wrong horses.'
An update to the Canadian pension fund's proxy voting guidelines on gender diversity in corporate boardrooms will affect emerging markets, including Asia.
The Canadian pension fund plans to increase its allocation to the region from 10% to 15% over the coming four years, even as its total assets under management rise.
The Canadian pension fund aims to more than double its regional infrastructure investments by 2026, particularly in renewables, data centres, fibre networks and satellites.
The Canadian pension fund is transferring a senior portfolio manager from Singapore with a view to expanding and internationalising its capital markets team further.
CPPIB, Omers and OTPP are busy hiring in the region for investment talent in credit, real assets and particularly equities. Omers is also planning to add office space in Singapore.