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Having secured a dealing licence in Hong Kong last year, Canada's biggest pension fund is considering locating traders in Asia. It has also added an equity investment head in India.
The Canadian pension plan is prioritising the health of its staff and portfolio companies while eyeing technology investment opportunities, its Asia Pacific head tells AsianInvestor.
As India continues to grow, the Canadian pension fund wants to position itself to take advantage of demographic trends and investments in infrastructure.
The Canadian pension plan’s investment into Indian distressed assets is being driven by gradually improving fundamentals, said its global head of credit investments.
The Canadian pension fund’s head of Asia remains confident that Hong Kong has the edge in providing regional accessibility as it sets out to accelerate its investments in the region.