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.
For the Canadian pension fund, Covid-19 has underlined the value of tie-ups with local and global institutions, and of its long-standing focus on renewable energy.
The two public pension funds are increasingly forming partnerships to grow their property and infrastructure exposure globally. What's the thinking behind this trend?
The impact of the pandemic has led the Canadian pension fund to consider previously under-appreciated risks of some infrastructure and energy assets.
Institutional investors continue to build their real assets exposures in an effort to diversify and lock in better overall returns, says a new study by Aviva Investors.
The Chinese insurance group is looking to leverage on Beijing's plans to boost healthcare, rental housing and transportation infrastructure.