Clarkson Centre - Governance Monitor - Majority Voting

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Teachers’ honoured for innovative asset management

December 10, 2010 — TORONTO - The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers’) received aiCIO’s Industry Innovation Award for public pension funds with over $15 billion in assets, at a recent ceremony in New York City.

Jim Leech Comments on MLSE Ownership

December 3, 2010 — TORONTO - Jim Leech, President and CEO of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers'), today made the following statement regarding the speculation surrounding the plan's ownership position in Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment:

Teachers' supports retirement financing solution for all working Canadians

December 1, 2010 — Our response discusses options for improving retirement security and urges Canada's provincial finance ministers, as they prepare for their December meeting in Kananaskis, to strike an impartial Federal-Provincial Task Force to identify the best...

2010 Report on Corporate Governance in Canada

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Governance comment: Guidelines Updated

November 22, 2010 — Teachers’ has updated its Corporate Governance Policies and Proxy Voting Guidelines for the 2011 proxy season.

Response to the Ontario Ministry of Finance White Paper

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Teachers' Michael Wissell appointed to OSC Investor Advisory Panel

September 1, 2010 — TORONTO - Michael Wissell, Senior Vice President of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Tactical Asset Allocation department, has been appointed to the Ontario Securities Commission's newly formed Investor Advisory Panel.

Teachers' responds positively to Ontario Government efforts to modernize pension legislation

September 1, 2010 — TORONTO - The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') today stated that the Ontario Government's recent announcement to modernize the province's pension legislation is an important step in recognizing the unique governance of...

Teachers’ chair and board member address Ontario Teachers' Federation

August 24, 2010 — TORONTO - Members of the Ontario Teachers' Federation Board of Governors heard today about the impact of the current economic climate on the pension plan, ongoing efforts to ensure pension plan stability, and the pension plan board members'...

Governance comment: Teachers’ votes to oppose Magna arrangement – intends to oppose the arrangement at Ontario Court of Justice Fairness Hearing

July 23, 2010 — Teachers’ cast its vote against the proposed arrangement between Magna International Inc. (Magna) and the Stronach Trust at today’s Magna shareholder meeting.

Robert Breckon joins Teachers’ Private Capital as Senior Advisor

July 14, 2010 — TORONTO - Robert Breckon is bringing his knowledge and expertise in the health and life sciences industry to Teachers’ Private Capital, the private equity department of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Teachers’ seeks to provide Supreme Court with investor perspective on single regulator

July 14, 2010 — Toronto - The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) has applied for leave to intervene before the Supreme Court of Canada in the Reference to the court on the proposed Canadian Securities Act.

Governance comment: Teachers’ position on proposed Magna transaction unchanged by additional disclosure

July 13, 2010 — After reading Magna's revised proxy circular issued on Friday, July 9, 2010, our view continues to be that the proposed transaction to collapse the company's dual-class voting structure is unfair to subordinate voting shareholders and that...

Teachers’ not swayed by Magna’s additional disclosure

July 13, 2010 — Toronto - The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') stated today that it still intends to vote against Magna's proposed transaction to eliminate the company's multiple-voting shares, indicating that the additional disclosure...

Shareholder group to participate in OSC hearing on proposed Magna transaction

June 18, 2010 — The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today said it would allow a group of six Canadian shareholders to make submissions for the hearing into the proposed transaction to eliminate Magna International’s multiple-voting shares.

Teachers’ supports OSC hearing into proposed Magna transaction

June 16, 2010 — TORONTO - The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan supports the Ontario Securities Commission's decision to hold a hearing into the proposed transaction to eliminate Magna International's multiple-voting shares.

Governance comment: Teachers’ says ‘no’ to Magna-style dual share collapses

June 3, 2010 — Magna International's proposal to eliminate the company's dual-class share structure is fundamentally unfair to the company's subordinate voting shareholders. It also raises a number of larger governance questions as to whether the board...

Teachers’ announces it will vote against Magna’s proposed transaction to eliminate multiple-voting shares

June 3, 2010 — TORONTO - The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has announced it will vote against Magna’s proposed transaction to eliminate the company’s multiple-voting shares.

Institutional Investors Convene in Toronto for Major Talks on Challenges Facing the Governance of Public Companies

May 27, 2010 — LONDON: As Canada gears up for the G20 summit, Toronto also gets ready to host the world's largest investors at the International Corporate Governance Network's (ICGN) annual global summit. The conference runs June 7 – 9 in Toronto,...

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan acquires Exal Group

April 5, 2010 — TORONTO - An investor group led by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan announced it has acquired Exal Group, the largest specialty manufacturer of aluminum containers in the world. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Governance Comment: Voting intentions for advisory votes on compensation

March 4, 2010 — Teachers’ issued a letter to more than 1,500 Canadian and international public issuers in February explaining how we will handle advisory votes on executive compensation (‘say on pay’) during the 2010 proxy season.

Corporate governance leaders to convene at Global Summit in Toronto, Canada

February 25, 2010 — LONDON - The world's foremost leaders in corporate governance will gather in Toronto, Canada from 7 – 9 June 2010 at the International Corporate Governance Network's annual global summit to focus on the evolution within the global...

Teachers' Statement re: Northumbrian Water Group plc

February 19, 2010 — LONDON - Further to the recent press reports regarding Northumbrian Water Group plc ("Northumbrian Water"), Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board announces that it does not intend to make an offer to acquire the entire issued share...

Ares Management & Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Complete Acquisition of Simmons Bedding ; Simmons Bedding Company Emerges from Pre-Packaged Chapter 11

January 20, 2010 — LOS ANGELES & TORONTO - Ares Management LLC and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) announced today the completion of their acquisition of Simmons Bedding Company. As previously announced, the acquisition was facilitated through a...

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan acquires Acorn Care and Education

January 19, 2010 — LONDON - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, together with management, has completed the acquisition of Acorn Care and Education Ltd. (Acorn) from Phoenix Equity Partners. Financial details were not disclosed.

United Guaranty Canada acquired by Canadian owners

January 5, 2010 — TORONTO - A private investor group, in which Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan ("Teachers'") is the lead sponsor, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire American International Group, Inc.'s ("AIG") Canadian...

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