March 16, 2009
TORONTO - Teachers' Private Capital was chosen as the Best Private Equity Firm in Canada for the second consecutive year in the annual Private Equity International Awards.
The Private Equity International Awards are independent awards, based on votes gathered by the industry and readers of Private Equity International and Private Equity Online.
"It's an honour to be recognized by our peers," said Erol Uzumeri, Senior Vice-President, Teachers' Private Capital. "This award acknowledges the valuable talent of our team and our track record for identifying and creating long-term value within the private equity industry."
About Teachers' Private Capital
Teachers' Private Capital is one of the world's largest private equity investors. It is the private investment arm of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada. The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is an independent corporation responsible for investing the fund and administering the pensions of Ontario's 284,000 active and retired teachers.
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