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Company Overview of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Company Overview

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is a state owned pension fund sponsor. The firm invests in the public and private markets across Canada. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets of Canada. The firm also invests in private equity, real estate and infrastructure projects, and energy and natural resources. Under natural resource investments the firm focuses on oil and gas, mining and agricultural lands making investments in Canada as well as outside. It makes equity investments between $200 million and $1000 million and is flexible with respect to ownership interest. Within infrastructure investments the firm focuses upon global, private and public-to-private ...

One Queen Street East

Suite 2500

Toronto, ON M5C 2W5


Founded in 1997





Key Executives for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

President and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 43
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer
Vice President
Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Key Developments

PE Firms Reportedly Mull Bids For Lafarge-Holcim Portfolio

CRH plc (ISE:CRG) is exploring a bid for all the assets rivals Holcim Ltd. (SWX:HOLN) and Lafarge S.A. (ENXTPA:LG), Reuters reported two sources familiar with the matter. It is belived that Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT), Cinven and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are set to bid jointly for the assets, while Advent International Corporation and BC Partners form another consortium with bids valuing the assets at $6.5 billion-$9 billion expected soon. CVC was teaming up with three other limited partners. Bain, Onex and another limited partner form the fourth consortium. A spokeswoman for CRH said the company does not comment on market speculation. A spokeswoman for CRH said the company does not comment on market speculation. Blackstone, Advent, BC Partners, Bain, Lafarge and CVC declined to comment. Cinven, CPP and Onex could not immediately be reached for comment.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Plans to Open an India Office

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced that it plans to open an India office and has hired Kotak Realty Fund executive V Hari Krishna as a key member of its local team. Krishna would join CPPIB in the coming month from the Kotak fund where he was a director for more than nine years, said two people having direct knowledge of the matter. He has also worked at realestate consultancy firms in the pat. The proposed India office will be the second for CPPIB in an emerging market, indicating the fund's growing focus on India where the economy is expected to turn around after two years of sub-5% growth.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Presents at Private Debt Investor Forum - New york 2014, Sep-17-2014 09:05 AM

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Presents at Private Debt Investor Forum - New york 2014, Sep-17-2014 09:05 AM. Venue: The Westin Times Square, New York, United States. Speakers: Adam Vigna, Vice-President, Head of Private Debt, Member of the Private Investments Investment Committee, and Member of Credit Investments Committee.

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