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Canada's third-largest pension fund beefs ups plan to cut carbon emissions

Sep 16 2021

CALGARY, Alberta/TORONTO Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (OTPP), Canada's third-largest pension fund, announced on Thursday new interim targets to cut the carbon emissions intensity of its portfolio as part of a plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

Exclusive-Desjardins raising up to C$500 million for carbon capture tech

Sep 09 2021

TORONTO Canadian lender Desjardins Group is seeking to raise up to C$500 million ($394 million) on behalf of clients who need money to deploy for carbon capture technologies, a top banker told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Canadian lender Desjardins raising up to C$500 mln for carbon capture tech firms

Sep 09 2021

TORONTO, Sept 9 Canadian lender Desjardins Group is seeking to raise up to C$500 million ($394 million) on behalf of clients who need money to deploy for carbon capture technologies, a top banker told Reuters.

Renaissance executives agree to pay around $7 billion to settle tax dispute with IRS -source

Sep 02 2021

Executives of hedge fund Renaissance Technologies LLC could pay as much as $7 billion under an agreement with the Internal Revenue Service, a source familiar with the situation said, following a long-running dispute over the tax treatment of certain derivative transactions.

French Canadian pension Caisse adds over C$20 bln in six months

Aug 18 2021

TORONTO, Aug 18 Montreal-based Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec said on Wednesday it generated positive gains of 5.6% in the first half of 2021, helped by performance from public stocks, infrastructure and real estate.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Some hedge funds stick with reflation trade despite bond position pain

Jul 22 2021

July 21 Some hedge funds are holding onto their bets against Treasuries even after a sharp U.S. government bond rally bruised bearish investors earlier this week.

UPDATE 1-Some hedge funds stick with reflation trade despite bond position pain

Jul 21 2021

July 21 Some hedge funds are holding onto their bets against Treasuries even after a sharp U.S. government bond rally bruised bearish investors earlier this week.

Some hedge funds stick with reflation trade despite bond position pain

Jul 21 2021

July 21 Some hedge funds are holding onto their bets against Treasuries even after a sharp U.S. government bond rally bruised bearish investors earlier this week.

Canadian green bond market riding high after record quarter

Jul 12 2021

TORONTO Canadian companies issued a record amount of green bonds in the second quarter, and bankers expect the debt instrument will become more popular because issuers are able to charge a premium that environmentally-friendly investors are willing to pay.

Former hedge fund manager Scott Bommer to launch $2 billion Blackstone fund

Jun 30 2021

Former hedge fund manager Scott Bommer is set to launch a hybrid hedge fund and private equity fund under Blackstone Group with close to $2 billion in assets, two sources close to the firm told Reuters.

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