Updated Governance and Proxy Voting guidelines available

December 21, 2012 — The 2013 update to Teachers' Corporate Governance Principles and Proxy Voting Guidelines is available here .

Sydney Desalination Plant deal wins infrastructure award

December 20, 2012 — Project Finance International has named the Sydney Desalination Plan (SDP) transaction “Infrastructure Deal of the Year” for the Asia-Pacific region in its annual PFI awards.

Teachers' sells stake in Express Pipeline System

December 11, 2012 — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') today announced an agreement to sell its one-third interest in Express Pipeline System (Express System) to Spectra Energy Corp (Spectra Energy) for approximately $430 million.

Teachers’ Eileen Mercier and Jane Rowe named among Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women

December 5, 2012 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) congratulates board chair, Eileen Mercier, and Jane Rowe, Senior Vice-President of Teachers’ Private Capital on receiving the prestigious 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the corporate...

Teachers’ plans Asian regional office in Hong Kong

November 29, 2012 — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers’) President and CEO Jim Leech today announced that the organization is in the preliminary planning stages of opening an Asian regional office in Hong Kong.

Teachers' acquires Plano Molding Company, leading supplier to the outdoor enthusiast market

November 28, 2012 — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') today announced an agreement for the acquisition of Plano Molding Company, Inc. (Plano), the premier supplier of outdoor sports storage systems.

Teachers’ applauds Morneau recommendations, although declining opportunity to manage third party assets

November 19, 2012 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is pleased to hear the Morneau Report’s recommendations for improved efficiency in the investment management of several of the province’s smaller pension plans.

Leadership in pension funding innovation: Adapting to today's demographic reality

November 7, 2012 — Jim Leech, President and CEO, addresses the C.D. Howe Institute of Canada.

Teachers’ to acquire majority interest in premier U.S. dental service organization

November 5, 2012 — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), through its private equity group, Teachers’ Private Capital (TPC), today announced an agreement for the acquisition of a majority stake in Heartland Dental Care, Inc. (Heartland Dental Care or the Company),...

Wind Point and Teachers’ close acquisition of leading U.S. snack food producer

November 1, 2012 — Wind Point Partners (Wind Point) and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced they have completed the acquisition of Shearer’s Foods, the largest manufacturer of private label salty snacks and kettle cooked potato chips in North...

Canbriam Energy Inc. Announces $150-Million Equity Investment by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

October 3, 2012 — Canbriam Energy Inc. (Canbriam or the Company) today announced the closing of $150-million equity financing with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), through its private equity investment division, Teachers’ Private Capital (TPC).

Comments to Ontario Securities Commission relate to facilitating shareholder empowerment, improving the proxy voting system and effective enforcement and compliance.

September 27, 2012 — Comments to Ontario Securities Commission relate to facilitating shareholder empowerment, improving the proxy voting system and effective enforcement and compliance.

Teachers' completes $1.32-billion sale of MLSE

August 22, 2012 — TORONTO – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced the completion of the sale of its ownership stake in Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) to Bell and Rogers Communications Inc.

Eileen Mercier addresses OTF Board of Governors annual meeting

August 21, 2012 — Eileen Mercier, Chair, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, commented on current economic conditions and funding sustainability at the annual meeting of the Ontario Teachers' Federation's Board of Governors.

Teachers' and KIRKBI make EUR 500 million equity investment in ISS

August 16, 2012 — Global long term investors Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') and KIRKBI Invest A/S have agreed to invest EUR 500 million (approximately DKK 3,721 million) in ISS, a leading global provider of facility services. The current owners,...

Advent International to acquire majority interest in Serta & Simmons Bedding

August 5, 2012 — BOSTON – Advent International, the global private equity firm, today announced that it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in AOT Bedding Super Holdings, the parent company of National Bedding Company (the majority owner and licensee of...

Teachers’ set to score with £73-million offer for Goals Soccer Centres

July 20, 2012 — TORONTO – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), through its private equity investment division, Teachers’ Private Capital (TPC), today announced that its cash offer for the entire share capital of Goals Soccer Centres plc (Goals or the...

Teachers' to acquire majority stake in Helly Hansen, iconic Norway-based outdoor apparel brand

July 13, 2012 — TORONTO - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers'), through its private equity investment division, Teachers' Private Capital (TPC), today announced an agreement for the acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Helly Hansen Group...

Teachers’ completes US$400-million investment in leading Korean insurance company

June 21, 2012 — TORONTO – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of a 9.9% stake in Kyobo Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Kyobo), the third-largest insurer in South Korea.

Investor Group and Bell to acquire Canadian data centre operator Q9 Networks

June 2, 2012 — TORONTO - An investor group, comprising Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers'), Providence Equity Partners (Providence) and Madison Dearborn Partners LLC (Madison Dearborn), and BCE Inc. (Bell) today announced an agreement to acquire 100%...

Bob Bertram receives Fellowship award from Institute of Corporate Directors

June 1, 2012 — Former Teachers' chief investment officer acceptance speech for F.ICD designation discusses three current corporate governance issue

Canada hosts global corporate governance summit for first time

May 20, 2012 — As Canada gears up for the G20 Summit, Toronto also gets ready to host the world’s corporate governance community at the International Corporate Governance Network’s (ICGN) annual summit.

Pension leaders urge action on pension coverage and cost

May 19, 2012 — TORONTO - A group of leaders of major Canadian pension organizations sent a letter (96 KB PDF) to Canada's Ministers of Finance yesterday, in anticipation of the Ministers' next meeting on pension reform, to be held in PEI on June 13-14. The...

Teachers’ and Hastings enter agreement for 50-year lease of Australian desalination plant

May 10, 2012 — TORONTO – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) and Hastings Funds Management (Hastings) have jointly entered into a binding contract with the government of New South Wales for a 50-year lease of the Sydney Desalination Plant (SDP).

Governance Comment: Teachers’ will vote against Sprint Nextel Corp. compensation practices

May 7, 2012 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has articulated concerns about compensation directly to senior management and the board of Sprint Nextel frequently during the past year. The concerns are based on the poor linkages between operating performance and...

Leadership in pension funding innovation: Adapting to today's demographic reality

April 19, 2012 — Jim Leech, President and CEO, addresses the Hamilton-Wentworth Occasional Teacher Local fundraiser for Children’s Mental Health Ontario

Canadian Investor Group completes acquisition of AIG's Canadian Mortgage Insurance Company

April 19, 2012 — TORONTO - An investor group, led by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) and including National Mortgage Guaranty Holdings, Inc., has completed the acquisition of AIG United Guaranty Mortgage Insurance Company Canada from American...

11.2% rate of return boosts Teachers’ net assets to all-time high of $117.1 billion

April 3, 2012 — TORONTO - The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') today reported that net assets reached an all-time high in 2011. Its 11.2% rate of return added $11.7 billion to the plan's net assets, reaching $117.1 billion at December 31,...

Annual Reporting 2011 Videos

April 3, 2012 — Video highlights annual meeting and annual reporting.

Clarkson Centre - Auditor Independence Report

March 1, 2012 — Download document >> (614 KB PDF)

Clarkson Centre - Majority Voting Report

March 1, 2012 — Download document >> (647 KB PDF)

Governance Comment: CSA Amendments re Executive Compensation

February 10, 2012 — Letter to Canadian Securities Administrators supports proposed amendments to improve disclosure and clarity of executive compensation information.

Teachers’ acquires majority stake in U.S. insurance brokerage holding company

February 7, 2012 — TORONTO - Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), through its private investment department, Teachers’ Private Capital (TPC), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of a majority interest in BroadStreet...

Letter to Japan's Ministry of Justice expresses support for Asian Corporate Governance Association's views on proposed revisions to legislation.

January 31, 2012 — Letter to Japan's Ministry of Justice expresses support for Asian Corporate Governance Association's views on proposed revisions to legislation.

Governance Comment: Teachers' annual review of emerging issues

January 30, 2012 — In recognition of its global investment portfolio and differing national issues related to corporate governance, this year Teachers’ distributed letters to public companies specific to Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. A total of 665...

Teachers’ appoints head of London private equity office

January 24, 2012 — TORONTO - The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced that Jo Taylor has been appointed as the new head of the London office of Teachers' Private Capital (TPC).

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