The deal between Onex, the Canadian private equity firm, and the Canada Pension Plan is valued at $5 billion, making it the largest private-equity deal this year.
News Archive: Sep - 2010
The country's biggest business lobby and another business group are challenging the Securities and Exchange Commission's new rules that make it easier for shareholders to nominate directors of public companies and to oust sitting directors.
Despite a rally in equities, investor confidence has fallen in Europe and the US in September, according to research by State Street Global Markets (SSGM).
As demands for energy are expected to climb by as much as 40% in the next 20 years as incomes rise in emerging markets and as the global economy rebounds, the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec plans to invest more heavily in energy and minerals.
The $300 billion sovereign wealth fund's supervisory board Chairman Jin Liqun said at an address at the Super Return Asia 2010 conference that the CIC will not invest in areas with repuational risk -- such as defense, casino and alcohol-related sectors -- and sees more room to collaborate with global institutions.
Research by EDHEC-Risk Institute has found that 45% of pensions had poorly defined liability hedging portfolios while a quarter of schemes have not fully identified their liabilities.
There is a gap in risk management in super funds, which now rival insurance companies in size and complexity, according to consultancy group Mercer.
The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, manager of more than $100 billion of reserves, has released its annual report for the third year, revealing positive news: a recoup of most of the losses made in 2008 as stock markets rebounded.
Alternatives are rising in popularity among scheme investors, according to new research by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
The lawsuit is the latest in a string of legal actions against Citigroup and other large US institutions from investors who lost money in the economic downturn.
The US’ second-largest university endowment reported today that its fund rose to $16.3 billion in the year to June, yet remains well below its 2007 peak valuation of $22.9 billion.
As part of the Dodd-Frank bill, about 1,000 unregistered placement agents for institutional money managers will have to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission by October 1.
South Korea's National Pension Service has committed to invest $300 million in troubled North American real estate through Townsend Group, the latest sign that foreign investors are delving into US property in hopes of steady return and rebounding markets.
The firm has found that continued M&A activity has been driven by downward pressure on fees and more scrutiny on the value of returns.
The Employee Retirement System board of trustees voted to terminate Greenwich, Connecticut-based Breeden Capital Management.