March 03, 2008
LONDON: Teachers' Private Capital is the winner of two awards in the 8th annual Private Equity International Awards 2007, including Best Buyout Firm in Canada and Best Limited Partner, as selected by the editorial team for its impact on private equity globally.
The Private Equity International Awards are independent awards, voted on by the industry. Teachers' Private Capital previously was named one of the top 20 private equity firms in the world in total capital deployed over the past five years (February 2002 – April 2007) by the publication in its PEI 50 ranking of the world's largest private equity firms.
With $15 billion in invested and committed capital, Teachers' Private Capital is one of North America's largest private investors, providing equity financing for large and mid-sized companies, and venture capital for developing industries. Teachers' Private Capital is the private investment arm of the $106-billion 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 271,000 active and retired teachers.
Director, Communications and Media Relations
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan