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Canada Pension Will Open Mumbai Office, Invest $6 Billion in India Over Next 6 Years

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is looking to increase its exposure to emerging markets, and India figures to play a big role. The Board announced this week that it plans to invest $6 billion in India by 2022; the fund will also open an office in Mumbai. More from the Financial Times: Mark Wiseman, chief executive, said that the increase would ...
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Canada Pensions Scout Indian Infrastructure

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) was very active in India in 2015. Now, other large Canadian pension funds are joining the party. Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) are looking to invest in Indian infrastructure, according to a report. From Deal Street Asia: Two ...
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Canada Pension Buys Indian IT Park for $220 Million; Will Be Landlord for Amazon, HSBC

Amazon, HSBC, Ford and Citibank’s India offices just got a new landlord: The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which agreed this week to buy a 2.7 million square ft. “IT Park”. More from the India Times: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Shapoorji Pallonji Group’s joint venture company SPREP has acquired SP Infocity ...
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Report: Canada Pension Close to Buying Indian I.T. Park

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is on the verge of buying an Indian “I.T. park” for nearly $242 million, according to a report from the Economic Times. An “I.T. park” is a group of buildings that house technology-related firms; the tenants of this particular park include Amazon and HSBC. More from the Economic Times: The IT ...
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Canada Pension Invests $157 Million in Indian Engineering Firm

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has made a $157 million in the infrastructure arm of an Indian engineering company. The investment is the first direct investment in an Indian infrastructure firm by a Canadian pension fund. The $157 million is only the first installment in CPPIB’s commitment, which totals $314 million. Details ...
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Canada Pension Eyes Corporate India

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) – the entity that manages assets for Canada’s biggest pension plan – has made a flurry of investments in India-based corporations over the past few years. And the flow of pension money to India isn’t likely to slow down – the country is a “key” part of CPPIB’s long-term plan, according ...
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Canada Pension Board to Open India Office

Pension360 covered last week the reported interest in Indian investments expressed by the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Today, that interest became much clearer, as the CPPIB announced plans to open an India office in Mumbai. More details from the Economic Times: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), the giant pension fund ...

Canada’s New Masters of the Universe?

Leo Kolivakis is a blogger, trader and independent senior pension and investment analyst. This post was originally published at Pension Pulse. Theresa Tedesco and Barbara Shecter of the National Post report, Inside the risky strategy that made Canada’s biggest pension plans the new ‘masters of the universe’: They are among the world’s most ...

Caisse Bets Big On India’s Power Assets?

Leo Kolivakis is a blogger, trader and independent senior pension and investment analyst. This post was originally published at Pension Pulse. Abhineet Kumar of India’s Business Standard interviewed Prashant Purker, Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Venture Funds, who said they will acquire power assets worth $3.5 billion: This month, ICICI ...
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Caisse To Open First India Office

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec – Canada’s 2nd-largest pension fund – revealed on Wednesday it’s plans to open its first office in India. The fund will be scouting South Asian investments across all asset classes. More from Reuters: Canadian pension funds are expanding into new territories and investing directly in assets such as infrastructure ...
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